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The week ahead: 24 - 28 April 2017
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The week ahead: 24 - 28 April 2017

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With the first round of the French elections behind us, the euro seems to have kicked up against other major currencies although the rand had held its own on that front.


It’s looking a little more stable on the political front back home, although we still need to hear what the courts have to say about the speaker allowing a secret ballot for the no-confidence vote, and a new date.


Other than that, it’s a pretty short week.


Thursday is a public holiday and we’re unlikely to see much movement on Friday. However, in these uncertain times it’s always worth keeping a close eye on domestic and international developments because one never knows what’s next.


For the week ahead:

Monday, 24 April

  • Anglo American AGM
  • March liquidations Stats SA

Tuesday, 25 April

  • SARB publishes leading indicator
  • Kumba Iron Ore Q1 production update

Wednesday, 26 April

  • AB-Inbev AGM
  • March producer price index numbers from Stats SA

Thursday, 27 April

  • Public holiday – Freedom Day

Friday, 28 April

  • March trade statistics – SARS

  - Source: Business Times

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