The rand was on track for a fourth consecutive day of losses on Thursday morning, weakening along with the emerging-market currencies as stronger private jobs data in the US added to investors’ jitters this week.

The latest ADP jobs report on Wednesday showed that 324,000 private payrolls were added in July. This far exceeded the increase of 190,000 in a consensus estimate but marked a decrease from June’s downwardly revised 455,000...

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