Rand lifts as markets await more direction

The rand was slightly firmer on Thursday morning as global markets awaited more direction, while locally, Eskom had escalated blackouts to stage 4.

At 09.58am, the rand had firmed 0.17% to R16.7804/$, 0.38% to R19.8266/€ and 0.39% to R22.3225/£. The euro had strengthened 0.30% to $1.1817.   

Source: businesslive.co.za