Today we are taking a look at:

  • Foreign inflows into the bond market were lacklustre last week, but gains pace over the past day
  • All focus is now on the MTBPS speech tomorrow, USDZAR remains weak as dollar rallies
  • Continued dollar strength places pressure on gold; oil remains elevated on the back of recent OPEC commentary
  • Global markets in limbo awaiting ECB, barrage of US companies reporting and China’s conference winners
  • Eurozone consumer confidence improves further in October