Today we are taking a look at:

  • SA mining production growth beats expectations; medium term outlook remains downbeat for the sector
  • USDZAR marginally stronger this morning; Global majors benefit from a weaker dollar, yen bucks the trend and weakens this morning
  • Top 40 slumps 2.3%, led by widespread losses; US equities weaker on the back of financial stocks; Asian markets mostly firmer this morning
  • Asian data upbeat this morning