Today we are taking a look at:

  • Marginal inflows seen in the bond market yesterday
  • USDZAR continues to hold steady below the 12.0000 Pivot
  • Gold marginally higher; Brent rallies after slump earlier in the week
  • The JSE and European markets end the day lower, with US markets eking out modest gains, after the Fed left interest unchanged; Asian markets are mixed with Japan’s Nikkei outperforming
  • SA trade surplus improves; US ADP remain strong, FOMC positive on economic growth and wage inflation