Currencies Overnight cabinet reshuffle sees the rand trade on the back foot, this morning holding around the 14.5000 level.
CommoditiesGold has declined and is hovering at $1,800 per ounce while PGM’s are also better offered with platinum nearing $1,000 per ounce.
EquitiesTencent up 3.74% as it resumed signing up users for its WeChat messaging app, days after suspending registrations for unspecified technical upgrades.
05/08USAInitial jobless claims385k/ 384k/ 400kJobless claims declined indicating a ease in labour market supply frictions. The delta variant remains a key downside risk.
06/08USAUnemployment rate-/5.7%/5.9%Unemployment rate expected to improve.
06/08SAGross reserves-/ 54.60b/ 54.47bGross reserves consensus at $54.60b.

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