Currencies The rand manages a minor recovery in quiet markets.
CommoditiesBenchmark crude oil prices are little changed; Gold has fallen back below $1,790 per ounce.
EquitiesTop40 closed -0.5%, trading subdued with London being closed.
05/03SAAbsa Manufacturing PMI–/–/57.4SA’s manufacturing PMI fell to 56.2 points in April, from 57.4 in March.
05/06USMarkit US Manufacturing PMI60.5/60.7/60.6PMI rose to 60.5 in April, from 59.1 in March.
05/06UKBOE Rate–/0.1%/0.1%Rate expected to be on hold.

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