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Unsettled equities disturb foreign exchange markets

Continued equity market volatility is causing unrest on the currency markets, though not all currencies are complaining.

Unsettled equities disturb foreign exchange markets

Pound starts the month behind dollar, euro

Sterling had a rough ride over 24 – 28 August, as wild stock market movements sent investors fleeing to safe havens.

US dollar survives a tough August

US stock markets have closed an August to forget, recording their worst month in three years – and this is despite the US dollar consistently making gains against its major counterparts.

CD South Africa: Light at the end of the tunnel for the rand?

Welcome to September! Spring has arrived in the southern hemisphere, and with it come some green shoots from South Africa's trade balance.

Markets, Greenback rebound after Black Monday

US stocks and the dollar have tracked back gains after a sharp dip on Black Monday (24 August) across global markets.

CD South Africa: Aim low, shoot high?

The upward revision of US second quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 3.7% from the original 2.3% is being seen as much better than expected. However, it still does not suggest the US Fed will raise rates in September.

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