Today we are taking a look at:

  • SA GDP growth disappoints in Q4, as primary and secondary industries contract, tertiary sector upbeat
  • Dollar maintains strength, global majors mixed – sterling range bound, euro weaker, yen stronger overnight; USDZAR remains resilient around R13.00/$
  • JSE closes marginally down, US markets continue to slide leading Asia weaker this morning
  • US trade balance deteriorates; Eurozone GDP growth unchanged in Q4; Chinese reserves rise unexpectedly; Japanese GDP data marginally firmer in Q4, trade balance deteriorates in February