Today we are taking a look at:

  • Mining production beats estimates, manufacturing production disappoints, but trajectory in Q1 is looking positive
  • USDZAR strengthens this morning after peaking at R13.24/$ intraday; dollar remains resilient, global majors weaken
  • Top 40 loses 0.4%, led lower by global equities; US markets weighed by lower oil prices; Asia mixed to lower this morning
  • Eurozone data showing upbeat investor confidence, industrial production disappoints; US PPI firmer in February, likely to be supportive of consumer prices, Japanese final industrial production upwardly revised