Today we are taking a look at:

  • Mining Charter spooked the market somewhat on Thursday, but bids returned at the 8.50 level
  • USDZAR recovers some of its recent losses
  • Gold remained subdued around $1255/oz. while oil firmed on Friday, rising to a high of $47.6/bbl. intraday
  • Resource stocks wobble after the release of the much anticipated Mining Charter
  • US data disappoints, confidence eases; BOE sounds increasingly hawkish; Eurozone CPI and trade data disappoints