In today’s Markets we take a look at:

  • SA CPI eases in contrast to hawkish market rhetoric as food inflation falls off a high base and most other subcomponents disinflates
  • USDZAR maintain strengthening trend; Dollar remains downbeat keeping global majors elevated
  • Top 40 down 0.22%, led by broad-based losses; US equities mixed; Asian markets upbeat this morning
  • Japanese trade surplus narrows as imports surge