Traders Corner

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US markets saw mixed closes last night with only the NASDAQ adding 4-tenths of a percent, while both the Dow & S&P closed lower. Asian markets are trading stronger this morning, except for the ASX200, with Tencent currently 2% higher. The Rand is near yesterday’s closing levels at R10.73/$, with gold last quoted at $1,268 an ounce. World futures are trading 0.25% higher

Key macro events:

•             Eurozone: Retail Sales

•             Eurozone: GDP

•             China: Non-manufacturing PMI

•             Australia: GDP

•             US MBA Mortgage applications

•             US ISM New York

•             US Factory orders

•             US Beige book

•             US Total vehicle sales