The rand was firmer on Thursday morning, coming off yesterday's one-week low while investors mull the medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS) and a possible second wave of Covid-19.

At 9.31am, the rand strengthened 0.52% to R16.2800/$, 0.51% to R19.1248/€ and 0.35% to R21.1714/£. The euro was flat at $1.1751...

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