The rand on Wednesday revisited last week’s record levels while the JSE closed firmer amid mixed global peers as investors assessed debt-ceiling talks in the US. 

The local currency fell as much as 1.3% to an intraday worst of R19.3784/$ on “dollar strength fuelled by optimism that US congressional leaders can agree on a debt-ceiling deal within days”, said MyWealth Investment CEO Annatjie van Rooyen...

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