Today we are taking a look at:

  • BOE leaves interest rate and asset purchase programme unchanged, sterling surges intraday as a result
  • Rand firms dramatically post FOMC, dollar under broad based pressure, sterling boosted by hawkish tilt from BOE
  • Top 40 surges 1.94%, led by widespread gains, US equities lacklustre, ended lower; Asian markets mixed this morning
  • US housing data upbeat, job openings surge in January
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