Today we are taking a look at:

  • Risk assets continue to trade better, SAGB yields marginally lower
  • USDZAR holds steady despite a dollar recovery, EM FX marginally upbeat, global majors weighed by dollar strength
  • Brent crude costs remain elevated; gold continues to fall amid strong dollar
  • The JSE ended Thursday’s session lower, while global markets trade higher as confidence in the US economy lifted sentiment
  • SA PPI rises above consensus as food and machinery prices rise; Eurozone confidence metrics mixed; US GDP unchanged at 4.2% q/q; Japanese data mixed this morning

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