Today we are taking a look at:

  • USDZAR and local crosses weaken; global majors upbeat on the back of a softer dollar
  • The Top40 ended Thursday’s session up 1.49 % to close at 46063.60, European markets closed firmer following four straight days of losses, US and Asian markets are slightly higher this morning

US data upbeat, leading index rises; UK Retail sales growth surges; Japanese trade surplus narrows