Today we are taking a look at:

  • A relative struggle for SA rates as swaps lead SAGBs
  • USDZAR finally breaks R12.00/$ level, on the back of dollar weakness
  • Gold rallies on the back of a weaker dollar, oil price remains elevated
  • Dollar weakness is driving world markets; The JSE closed higher for a third consecutive session.
    European markets ended lower as technology shares fell; U.S. markets ended mixed;
    Asian markets are under pressure as the weaker dollar shifts focus to global trade with specific emphasis
    on exporting nations
  • SA CPI in line with consensus, ends 2017 at 4.7%