South Africa's rand and government bonds extended losses early on Tuesday after President Jacob Zuma asked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to return early from an investor roadshow, triggering speculation of an imminent...
The Gupta brothers had accused Gordhan of planning to diminish their business.
SARS said in a statement on Thursday it was concerned over the comments questioning the integrity of its leadership.
The rand gained as much as 1.6 percent against the dollar, while bonds firmed as the head of the prosecution service, read his decision.
State prosecutor Shaun Abrahams said on Sunday he had yet to decide whether to proceed with the charges against Gordhan and two co-accused.
Gordhan said he had tried not to let the case distract him while preparing a mid-term budget presented to parliament on Wednesday.
Rand at 13.8950 versus the greenback by 0639 GMT, barely shifted from Monday's close at 13.9050.
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