Today we are taking a look at:

  • Small inflows into the local bond market yesterday, liquidity remains thin
  • FX Markets remain subdued, focus shifting to Jackson Hole
  • Gold rallies marginally as a result of dollar weakness, oil remains range-bound ahead of weekly US inventory data
  • Global markets traded mostly lower, weighed by political comments from Donald Trump, with traders taking a cautious stance ahead of the Jackson Hole meeting which starts today
  • SA CPI falls sharply in July, weighed by transport and food