South Africa Headlines

S.Africa's rand, bonds firmer as oil price crumbles

South African bonds and the rand firmed against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday as global oil prices continued to fall, triggering sell-offs in riskier emerging markets with investors preferring to bet on safe-haven currencies and fixed income.

South Africa beat West Indies to win last test

CAPE TOWN (Reuters - Opener Dean Elgar hit an unbeaten 60 as South Africa coasted to a comfortable eight-wicket win over West Indies in the final test at Newlands on Tuesday to take the three-match series 2-0 and retain their ranking as the top side in tests.