Today we are taking a look at:

  • Marginal inflows into the bond market seen yesterday
  • The rand continues to trade at the mercy of headlines, both local and regional
  • Oil sharply lower overnight; Gold rises on geopolitical risks
  • Global markets are extending losses led by energy shares as crude remains under pressure; Many investors are using this opportunity to take profits after the recent rally sighting stocks as being over-valued; Focus today will be on Tencent which released results later today
  • UK inflation eases; Eurozone industrial activity sharply higher; Japanese GDP data disappoints this morning