Monday, 6th December 2021
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26 May 2020
South Africa’s rand raced to its highest in more than eight weeks against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, as optimism about a global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic boosted riskier assets, with investors looking past Sino-U.S. trade tensions.
30 Mar 2020
The South African rand plunged to a record low after Moody's downgraded the government's debt to junk status, before recovering slightly Monday, analysts said.
13 Jun 2019
South Africa’s rand slipped on Thursday, as investors were unnerved by an investigation into a donation for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2017 campaign, leader of the governing African National Congress (ANC) party.
9 Jun 2017
South Africa’s rand steadied against the dollar early on Thursday ahead of local mining and manufacturing data and several key global events, including Britain’s general election.
31 Mar 2017
South Africa's rand plunged five percent Friday after President Jacob Zuma sacked his finance minister and made ten new cabinet appointments in a dramatic reshuffle that has fuelled fears of a split in the ruling African National Congress.
20 May 2016
South Africa’s rand edged up on Tuesday from two-month lows against the dollar hit the previous day but remained under pressure as traders shifted their focus ...


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When Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet virtually on Tuesday the two presidents will have to negotiate a history of mutual suspicion as they take up the urgent issue of a major Russian military buildup on the Ukraine border.
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Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in 2016, calling the neglect of migrants the "shipwreck of civilisation".
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A US congressman is under fire for posting a picture of his family smiling and holding guns in front of a Christmas tree days after a deadly school shooting rocked the country.
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Ralf Rangnick's reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start thanks to a stunning strike from the much-maligned Fred to beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday.
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Myanmar soldiers wounded at least three people after ramming a car into a peaceful anti-coup rally in Yangon, eyewitnesses said Sunday.