Today we are taking a look at:

  • Bond market opens unchanged from yesterday’s close, large foreign capital inflows into the bond market seen this week
  • The rand remains vulnerable to further weakness
  • Oil remains elevated, while gold price headed for its first weekly advance in a month
  • The JSE and global markets close lower as concerns over a possible delay in US corporate tax cuts weighed on sentiment
  • SA mining and manufacturing sector disappoints, with sharp contractions in September