CurrenciesThe rand fails to consolidate gains below the 14.50 level again.
Commodities Benchmark crude oil prices were little changed; Gold remained above $1,750 per ounce.
EquitiesChina PPI soured the mood this morning, despite the US making new highs last night after Powell’s comments reassured investors there was no need to worry about rising inflation.
EconomicsSA Manufacturing output disappoints in February.
04/08SAManufacturing Production-2.1%/-0.3%/-4.2%Driven by contractions in petroleum and chemicals production, as well as basic iron and steel, and furniture.
04/09USPPI–/2.7%/2.2%March producer prices expected to increase by 2.7% on an annual basis.

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