Today we are taking a look at:

  • SAGB yields track ZAR, fairly muted range in quiet trading day
  • Rand holds steady around the recent lows
  • Oil prices dipped on Thursday, with Brent edging away from the psychologically important $70 level after easing in the previous session on data showing a surprise build in U.S. inventories
  • Optimism that the U.S. and China are on the brink of a Trade deal continues to buoy markets
  • US ADP payrolls data disappoints; Eurozone retail sales growth upbeat despite economic fragilities

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