Today we are taking a look at:

  • IMF flags medium term risks to global financial stability – politics and economic policy uncertainty remains high
  • Dollar strengthens, resulting in euro and sterling weakness; USDZAR weaken to R14.32/$ this morning
  • Top 40 surged 1.48%, led by Naspers; US equities close marginally higher; Asian markets mixed this morning

US retail sales and PPI rises; Eurozone trade surplus widens