Today we are taking a look at:

  • SAGB curve flatten, risk on the back foot as a result of dollar strength
  • BRICS remains the key focus for the rand, along with US GDP out later today
  • Gold and oil eases on the back of dollar strength
  • The JSE ends firmer. Strong company results lift European market, while disappointing results from Facebook with heavily on the Nasdaq.  Asian markets are mostly firmer
  • SA PPI surges in June on the back of petroleum costs; US durable goods orders upbeat; ECB maintains unchanged monetary policy stance

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