Today we are taking a look at:
- Virus control measures continue to take a toll on markets and risk trades poorly post-the US close on European travel restrictions, SAGBs follow USDZAR weaker
- The rand retreats again
- Oil prices fell again on Thursday after the U.S. banned travel from Europe while Gold prices increased
- Equity markets shrugged off the latest attempts by central banks to curb the economic fallout from COVID-19 as WHO officially declares the outbreak a pandemic
- US CPI rose 2.3% annually; The SA BER business confidence index (BCI) fell to 18 index points in 1Q20DailyMarketCommentary200312
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