JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand was slightly weaker against the greenback on Tuesday, mainly reflecting dollar strength after an upbeat U.S. manufacturing report.
* Rand at 13.6700 to the dollar by 0652 GMT, down 0.55 percent from Monday's close at 13.5950.
* Yield on 2026 benchmark government bond dips 1.5 basis points to 8.57 percent.
* Blue chip futures index inches up just 0.02 percent, signalling flat start for stock market at 0700 GMT.
(Reporting by Stella Mapenzauswa; Editing by Joe Brock)