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South Africa’s rand retreats from 1-week best in early trade

South Africa's rand was slightly weaker early on Friday, retreating from a one-week high against the dollar ahead of important market-moving events next week. *...

TABLE-Yields rise at South African inflation-linked bond auction

South Africa sold a total of 855 million rand ($60 million) worth of its 2029, 2033 and 2050 inflation-linked bonds, central bank data showed...

UPDATE 1-South Africa’s rand hits 2-week high as dollar dips, stocks up

* Dollar dips on report Trump campaign subpoenaed * Investors cautious ahead of ratings review * Stocks end higher lead by Naspers (Recasts with rand firming, updates...

Zimbabwe War Vets say Mugabe will not be allowed to stay in power

VIDEO SHOWS: VARIOUS OF HEAD OF ZIMBABWE NATIONAL LIBERATION WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION, CHRIS MUTSVANGWA, ARRIVING AT NEWS CONFERENCE, MUTSVANGWA SAYING THAT THERE IS NO...

S.Africa’s Mediclinic H1 earnings hit by weakness in Middle East, Switzerland

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Mediclinic International Plc, South Africa's largest private hospital group, reported a 12 percent drop in underlying earnings per share in...

South African Markets – Factors to watch on Nov 16

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Thursday. POLITICAL EVENTS Zimbabwe was...

Conflict and climate push 224 million Africans into hunger – U.N

By Thin Lei Win ROME, Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number ofhungry people in sub-Saharan Africa rose by 10 percent to 224...

UPDATE 2-South African rand gains on EM tailwind, Sappi leads stocks higher

* Upbeat retails sales data also help rand * Sappi rises after posting FY profit (Updates rand, adds bonds, stocks closing prices) JOHANNESBURG, Nov 16 (Reuters) -...

How much is a life worth, ask activists fighting slavery?

By Emma Batha LONDON, Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From $7 for a Rohingya refugee to $750 for a North Korean "slave wife", human...

South Africa’s Investec reports 11.8 pct rise in H1 op profit

Nov 15 (Reuters) - South Africa's Investec Plc reported an 11.8 percent rise in first-half operating profit on Thursday fuelled by strength at its...

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