Samsung's newest smartphone, the Galaxy S8, hit shelves Friday, and analysts told CNBC they're impressed by the tech, which initial market reaction appeared to confirm.
Oil prices traded lower in the early European session following the longest positive streak of the year for the commodity as analysts remained divided on where the price will head from here.
Sovereign debt continues to rise in sub-Saharan Africa and many analysts don’t see debt levels and debt servicing costs diminishing.
Africa's largest economy faces its worst crisis in 25 years, brought on by low oil prices which have slashed government revenue.
Rand at 13.8950 versus the greenback by 0639 GMT, barely shifted from Monday's close at 13.9050.