Currencies The rand holds steady over the most recent sessions at around the 14,6500 level.
CommoditiesBrent crude oil remains comfortably above R1,200 per barrel. Gold has moved back above $1,770 per ounce.
EquitiesTop40 -0,4%; European stocks retreated after their best weekly gain since March; The S&P rose for a fourth session; Asian equities advanced.
10/18USASep Industrial production MoM-1.3% /0.2% /0.4%Industrial production fell 1.3% far weaker than consensus estimates mainly due to hurricane Ida which is estimated to have subtracted 0.6% from total industrial production.
10/20SACPI YoY/5.0%/4.9%CPI is expected to grow 5% YoY for the September period. Signalling a likely interest rate hike in November.
10/20UKCPI YoY/3.2%/3.2%United Kingdom September YoY CPI expected to remain at similar levels as prior period.

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Source: Nedbank

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