Today we are taking a look at:

  • SA retail sales growth slumps in July as consumers buy less furniture, appliances and other retail items, demand remains weak
  • Weaker dollar supports rand and global majors, USDZAR at R14.34/$ this morning, euro weaken marginally in Asia
  • Top 40 shed 0.6 %, led by financials; US equities lower after trading positive for most of the day; Asian markets mixed this morning

UK unemployment rate unchanged; Eurozone industrial production contracts in July; Chinese money supply growth surges