Rand down 0.23 percent at 14.3325 by 0643 GMT, compared with Friday's close at 14.3460.
South Africa's rand weakened against the dollar in early Monday trade, as recent U.S. economic data boosted the possibility of the Federal Reserve lifting rates this year.
* Rand down 0.23 percent at 14.3325 by 0643 GMT, compared with Friday's close at 14.3460.
* Blue chip Top-40 futures index edges up 0.18 percent, indicating bourse will open slightly firmer at 0700 GMT.
* Government bonds up slightly, and yield on debt maturing in 2026, the secondary market benchmark, dips a basis point to 8.8 percent.
* Traders see rand in limbo within 14.20-14.50 range ahead of Wednesday Fed statement.