Today we are taking a look at:

  • Risk trading better after WHO calms the nerves on Coronavirus. ZAR recovers from a R14.85/$ high, with SAGBs opening unchanged after a choppy trading day yesterday
  • Eskom falters again
  • Oil jumped after the World Health Organization said there’s no need for travel and trade bans
  • Gold and platinum stocks boost the JSE, while the US and Asia turn positive after WHO declares the coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency
  • SA budget data disappoints in December; BOE turns mildly dovish; US advance growth data for Q4 rises above consensusDailyMarketCommentary200131

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