Today we are taking a look at:

  • Week to date inflows into the bond market are R2.62 billion
  • Rand strength dominates on the day
  • Gold remains subdued as dollar rises marginally; Brent declined yesterday as OPEC is unsure how to extend production cuts
  • The JSE and global markets close higher lifted by strong corporate earnings reports and the House approving the US Republican tax reform bill
  • UK retail sales sharply lower; US industrial production growth rises in October