Today we are taking a look at:

  • SAGBs endured a very quiet session yesterday with continuing demand for ultra-back end the only real talking point
  • USDZAR holds steady as dollar recovers
  • Both gold and oil eases after recent rally
  • The JSE and European markets closed lower weighed by geopolitical tensions, with the US paring initial losses Asian markets all trading modestly higher
  • Japanese retail sales beats expectations in July; US consumer confidence upbeat but housing affordability eases