|Currencies||The rand remains resilient as the USD recovers.|
|Commodities||Gold retreated back below $1,700 per ounce; Oil rose above $60 a barrel.|
|Equities||Top40 +0.2%; US 10-year yield back at it again, touching 14-month highs to trade at 1.75% as we went home.|
|30/03||US||Conference Board Consumer Confidence||109.7/96.9/90.4||Consumer confidence surged due to better economic and employment expectations.|
|30/03||EZ||Consumer Confidence||-10.8/–/-14.8||On better expectations about the economy and personal finances.|
|31/03||SA||Trade Balance||–/22.1b/11.8b||Driven by growth in exports and low import growth given current domestic economic conditions.|
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