Today we are taking a look at:

  • SA CPI rises in September, on the back of higher surveyed transport costs, food inflation remains elevated
  • Dollar resumes strength, global majors are consequently weaker, however, USDZAR remains close to R13.90/$ this morning
  • Top 40 index rises 0.89%, led by industrial stocks; US equities upbeat and led by positive earnings reports; Asian markets follow positive this morning
  • SA retail sales disappoints; US housing data and Beige book commentary mixed; UK unemployment rate unchanged in August