JOHANNESBURG, Sept 3 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, economic indicators, debt and currency market moves may affect South African markets on Thursday.
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A stronger dollar and domestic economic and political risk weighed on South Africa's rand, which on Wednesday gave back some of the gains from the previous session. .J ZAR/
Asian equities started strong on Thursday as a sustained recovery in China's services sector and the prospect of additional U.S. stimulus whetted risk appetite, while the dollar pared gains. MKTS/GLOB
The S&P 500 closed higher on Wednesday, with defensive and value stocks taking their turns to lead the gains after data showed U.S. private payrolls expanded last month, but at a much slower pace than expected. .N
Gold on Thursday recouped some of the previous session's hefty losses as the dollar steadied, although gains were capped by an uptick in risk appetite on recent better-than-expected economic data. GOL/
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Some of the main stories out in the South African press:
- UIF heads roll over Ters irregularities
- Zuma's lawyers hint he may defy state capture inquiry
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