Today we are taking a look at:

  • SA crop estimates upwardly revised for this year, may place downside pressure on food and agricultural prices
  • Dollar loses ground overnight despite hawkish Yellen commentary; global majors firmer as a result; USDZAR moves steadily stronger on Friday
  • Top 40 down 0.45%, led by resources; US equities generally flat after Yellen commentary; Asian equities upbeat this morning
  • Eurozone retail sales growth unchanged and upbeat in January