Today we are taking a look at:

  • Some late outflows from the swaps may still weigh on the markets this morning
  • Focus today firmly on the US Data
  • Gold rallies sharply after dollar weakens in the afternoon; Brent falls closer to $60/bbl.
  • The JSE closed lower after six sessions of gains; The FTSE100 outperformed the rest of Europe and the Dow closed at a fresh record high; Asian markets are trading mostly firmer
  • BOE hikes rates in possible ‘one and done’ decision