Currencies The President imposes lockdown level 4 as covid-19 cases spike.
CommoditiesBrent crude oil back below $76 per barrel; Gold is marking a touch below $1,780 per ounce.
EquitiesTop40 -0.1%; European equities ended slightly higher on Friday; US stocks moved further into record territory on Friday; Asian equities drifted lower.
25/06USPersonal Income-2.0%/-2.5%/-13.1%Personal income dropped by 2% due to reduced government social benefits (down -$562.3b), resulting from lower payments from the American Rescue Plan.
25/06USPersonal Spending0.0%/0.4%/0.9%Personal spending was driven by a $74.3b increase in services spending offset by a drop of -$71.5b in goods spending.
25/06USPCE Deflator0.4%/0.5%/0.6%Driven by higher energy and food prices.
28/06SABER Consumer Confidence–/–/-9.0Higher food and transport costs may weigh on consumer confidence.
01/07SAAbsa Manufacturing PMI–/56.0/57.8Adverse effects from load shedding might weigh on the index.

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