Today we are taking a look at:

  • ZAR weaker US rates higher, makes for a weaker opening in SA today as we get ever closer to the ratings agency decision
  • USDZAR at the mercy of politics
  • Oil traded near $63 a barrel as Saudi signalled it will raise security at its crude facilities, gold sharply lower
  • American and European markets see first weekly declines in almost a month
  • UK trade and production data improves in September