A man and woman stand below a ticker at the counter of a foreign currency exchange bureau  at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. An economist says prospects of rising interest rates in the United States, coupled with a downturn in the Chinese economy contributed to the South African currency's record poor performance. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

South African currency hits record lows

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The prospects of rising interest rates in the United States, coupled with a downturn in the Chinese economy contributed …