Today we are taking a look at:

  • A good night for risk after positive trade comments from the US president and equities continue their strong US close in Asia
  • Eskom remains in crisis
  • Oil extended its gain as Saudi Arabia pledged to deepen production cuts and an industry report showed U.S. crude inventories fell last week
  • Optimism over trade talks between the US and China buoyed markets
  • SA unemployment rate eases, manufacturing output disappoints in December

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