The key lending rate has remained unchanged since March after the monetary policy committee raised it by 200 basis points.
The rand advanced to its strongest in almost six weeks, leading global gains against the dollar.
The currency has swung to being the emerging world’s worst performer this month, from best in the third quarter, after the move to prosecute Gordhan.
Markets have judged Hillary Clinton to have won the first of three US presidential debates against rival Donald Trump.
The rand has strengthened 15% against the dollar this year after losing over 25% of its value in 2015.
Local asset managers have expressed support for Futuregrowth, suggesting they won’t lend money to parastatals.
The state-owned arms maker said it will fight efforts to block a deal to market its products in Asia with a company that has been tied to the Guptas.
The finance minister was told he would receive a ‘warning statement’ given to accused persons before they are charged with an offence.
Everyone, from stock analysts to economists and the central bank, has been left reassessing two months of data on the country’s investment flows.
Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has had widespread ramifications for the world’s financial markets.