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Motorists line-up to fill up vehicles ahead of fuel hike

2 October 2018, 9:51 PM

Motorists are lining-up at petrol stations across the country ahead of the midnight fuel price hike. The Energy Department announced fuel price increases of between 99 cents and R1.24 per litre in October.

Weak rand reason for fuel price hikes

2 October 2018, 6:47 AM

The weak rand is the main reason for the steep fuel price hikes that will come into effect after midnight today.

Rand strengthens against dollar

18 September 2018, 2:20 PM

The rand has strengthened in early trade as a weaker dollar lifts investor appetite for riskier assets after United States President Donald Trump imposed an additional ten per cent tariffs on Chinese imports on Monday.

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Rand softer as U.S. rates, trade war weighs

10 September 2018, 9:33 AM

The rand kicked off Monday on the back foot against the dollar as concerns about higher lending rates in the United States and an escalation in a trade war between Washington and Beijing subdued demand for emerging market currencies. 

SA rand slips as investors await GDP data

4 September 2018, 9:16 AM

South Africa’s rand slipped early on Tuesday, as investors waited for second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) figures due out later in the day.



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