Today we are taking a look at:

  • ZAR trading well at 13.4450 so SAGBs open stronger in line, yields marginally lower
  • The rand opens the week firmer
  • Oil halted a push toward $74 a barrel as U.S. explorers boosted the number of rigs drilling for crude, temporarily easing supply disruption concerns
  • The JSE ends lower, while European and U.S markets trade firmer, shrugging off trade tensions. Asian markets are tracking the US higher
  • US labour market data upbeat despite global trade war risk

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