Today we are taking a look at:

  • SAGB yields marginally lower, following ZAR move, but liquidity is thin as street sits long bonds after the auction
  • All eyes on the FOMC announcement tonight
  • Oil held its biggest gain in more than a week as investors assessed the impact of U.S. sanctions against Venezuela
  • US markets ended their trading sessions mixed as investor’s weighed the prospects of a resolution to the trade war, US corporate earnings and the FOMC rate decision tonight
  • US consumer confidence sharply lower in January, Japanese retail sales growth positive but eases in December

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