Today we are taking a look at:

  • Bond yields marginally lower, open stronger this morning and led by ZAR strength
  • ZAR continues to be supported by a weaker USD, majors quite strong this morning
  • Gold rallies as dollar weakens further; Brent eases somewhat
  • Global equity markets trade firmer, shrugging off trade war concerns
  • UK retail sales growth remains strong despite easing; US leading index continues to rise; SARB leaves interest rates unchanged, but tempers hawkishness amid poor growth; Eurozone consumer confidence deteriorates

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