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South African rand stronger as dollar trades near multi-week lows

JOHANNESBURG, April 23 (Reuters) - South Africa's rand strengthened on Friday as the U.S. dollar traded near multi-week lows, after a directionless week in which it took its cues from moves on global markets. At 0730 GMT, the rand ZAR=D3 traded at 14.2700 versus the dollar, roughly 0.3% stronger than its previous close. The dollar index .DXY , whic

S.Africa's rand dips, stocks slide as global caution weighs

JOHANNESBURG, April 22 - South Africa's rand weakened on Thursday, in uncertain trade globally, as investors awaited the next moves in lending rates in the United States and Europe and weighed the impact on economic recovery of delayed vaccine rollouts. At 1530 GMT the rand ZAR=D3 was 0.42% weaker at 14.3100 per dollar, back pedalling from an overn

S.Africa's rand flat as markets wait for global cues

JOHANNESBURG, April 22 - South Africa's rand was flat on Thursday, as investors waited for direction from global drivers including U.S. jobless numbers and the outcome of a European Central Bank meeting. At 0548 GMT, the rand ZAR=D3 traded at 14.2600 versus the dollar, 0.07% weaker than its New York close on Wednesday, with analysts saying it was s

South Africa's rand firmer on high-yield hunt, stocks inch up

JOHANNESBURG, April 21 - South Africa's rand firmed on Wednesday, erasing losses from the previous session as investors continued to see value in the high-yielding, high-risk currency despite an uptick in local inflation. At 1530 GMT the rand ZAR=D3 was 0.45% firmer at 14.2400 per dollar, having tripped to a two-day low of 14.3300 on Tuesday. "It f

Stocks set for worst day in 1 month as virus fears resurface

* The Turkish lira worst EMEA performer * Putin speech awaited amid increased geopolitical tensions * South African rand flat after inflation data By Ambar Warrick April 21 (Reuters) - Emerging market stocks tumbled on Wednesday as a second wave of COVID-19 infections threatened further disruption in major economies, while Russia's rouble weakened


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