Today we are taking a look at:

  • SA mining and manufacturing production growth rises above expectations, mining production expected to make positive contribution to Q1 GDP
  • USDZAR continues to post gains, dollar subdued, and global majors post mixed performance this morning
  • Top40 and global markets close lower. Retailers weigh heavily on US markets
  • US PPI remains elevated; UK economic data disappoints, BOE marginally hawkish, signals next move in interest rates may be higher