FXMM - Middle East & Africa

South African rand climbs to nine-week high vs dollar

South African rand climbs to nine-week high vs dollar

The rand traded at 17.3100 per dollar at 0615 GMT, up nearly 0.4pc from its previous close and its strongest since March 27. The...

Kenyan shilling weakens a notch on end-month importer demand

Kenyan shilling weakens a notch on end-month importer demand

At 0823 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 107.10/30 per dollar, compared with 107.05/25 at Tuesday's close. NAIROBI: The Kenyan shilling weakened slightly on...

Kenyan shilling steady amid slight pick up in dollar demand

Kenyan shilling steady amid slight pick up in dollar demand

NAIROBI: The Kenyan shilling held steady on Tuesday amidst some dollar demand from merchandise importers and the energy sector as the anti-coronavirus lockdown eases and...

Ugandan shilling little-changed, may firm on charity and coffee inflows

Ugandan shilling little-changed, may firm on charity and coffee inflows

KAMPALA: The Ugandan shilling was little-changed on Tuesday but was expected to strengthen, helped by some dollar inflows from charities and coffee exporters. At 0906 GMT,

South Africa’s rand retreats as US-China tensions dim rate cut cheer

South Africa’s rand retreats as US-China tensions dim rate cut cheer

The rand was 0.62pc weaker at 17.7200 per dollar, having rallied to 17.5100, its highest since March 27. Bonds gained, with the yield on...

Kenyan shilling stable, supported by tight liquidity

Kenyan shilling stable, supported by tight liquidity

At 0837 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 106.75/95 per dollar, compared with 106.70/90 at Thursday's close. NAIROBI: The Kenyan shilling was little changed...

South Africa’s rand retreats as investors await rates decision

South Africa’s rand retreats as investors await rates decision

The rand was 0.55pc weaker at 18.0250 per US dollar after hitting 17.8920, its firmest since April 9, in the previous session in a...

Kenyan shilling steady, helped by tight liquidity

Kenyan shilling steady, helped by tight liquidity

At 0958 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 106.75/95 per dollar, compared with 106.70/90 at Wednesday's close. NAIROBI: The Kenyan shilling held steady on...

Ugandan shilling steady helped by auction and commodity exports

Ugandan shilling steady helped by auction and commodity exports

At 0925 GMT commercial banks quoted the shilling at 3,785/3,795, same level as Wednesday's close. KAMPALA: The Ugandan shilling was stable on Thursday helped by

South Africa’s rand firms as vaccine hopes boost risk demand

South Africa’s rand firms as vaccine hopes boost risk demand

At 0700 GMT the rand was 0.14pc firmer at 18.3200 per dollar, versus an overnight close of 18.3460. Optimism that a COVID-19 vaccine trial...

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