Today we are taking a look at:

  • Slow day for SAGBs, with muted trading range, yields marginally higher despite a stronger rand
  • Focus today on the US data
  • Oil headed for the longest weekly winning streak since November 2017 after Venezuelan output dropped and on growing optimism that trade talks between the U.S. and China are making progress
  • The JSE and European markets close lower, with miners underperforming; The Dow and S&P500 posted gains, while the Nasdaq edged lower; Asian markets are mixed, with China and Hong Kong closed for a public holiday

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