Today we are taking a look at:

  • With Moody’s opting not to provide a rating review for South Africa on Friday last week, the local bond market is now turning its attention to the MTBPS next week
  • Focus on final Eurozone budgets
  • Brent crude oil moved back above $81 a barrel; Gold is marginally higher as the equity market remains under pressure in Asia
  • The All Share index started its trading day in positive territory retracing the previous days loses as Tencent jumped 5% in Hong Kong pushing Naspers higher on the open

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