Today we are taking a look at:

  • Foreign outflows of R2.77 billion seen in the bond market yesterday
  • The rand took its cue from general dollar weakness brought on by
    US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s comments that he would like a weaker Dollar and it traded to a
    low of 11.8050
  • Gold headed for a sixth weekly gain; Brent marginally lower on the back of concerns over demand
  • The JSE ends little changed, with European markets losing ground after the ECB meeting;
    The Dow and S&P close at record highs, with Asian markets tracking US markets higher
  • SA PPI marginally higher in December; ECB marginally upbeat;
    Japanese inflation remains subdued