The following scheduled economic events, company announcements, equity and currency market moves may affect South African markets on Tuesday.
South Africa's Treasury auctions long-term bond notes
Mining production data for February
Capitec CPIJ.J declared an annual dividend of 1,600 cents ($1.10) per share and reported a 27% decline in full-year profit Tuesday.
South Africa's rand recovered from initial losses on Monday on the back of a weaker dollar as traders awaited crucial U.S. inflation and retail sales data in coming days.
The Johannesburg All-share index .JALSH was down 1.19%, while the Top-40 index .JTOPI fell 1.28%.
Asian stocks markets were broadly positive Tuesday after China's exports grew at a strong pace during March and imports rebounded giving investors heart that domestic demand is improving as part of the recovery from the pandemic.
Gold prices were flat on Tuesday as market participants kept to the sidelines ahead of U.S. inflation data that is expected to shed more light on recovery in the world's largest economy.
- Treasury starts to wind down ‘ineffective' Covid-19 loan scheme
- Naspers (JO: NPNJn ) staying out of bitcoin market for now
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