The rand was weaker on Thursday, on track for its first day of losses in three as rising tension between the US and China weighed on sentiment. 

At 11.41am, the rand had weakened 0.52% to R16.6654/$, 0.48% to R18.9890/€ and 0.27% to R20.9057/£. The euro had weakened 0.14% to $1.1395. 

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