JOHANNESBURG, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves may affect South African markets on Tuesday.
Eskom says to cut 3,000 MW from national grid
Government bond auction
Industrial output data
South Africa's Harmony Gold half-year profit slumps 94 pct
Spar Group trading update
SOUTH AFRICAN MARKETS
South Africa's rand fell to its weakest in almost three weeks on Monday as state electricity firm Eskom stepped up controlled power cuts because of a shortage of generating capacity. .J ZAR/
Asian shares edged up on Tuesday as investors hoped a new round of U.S.-China trade talks would help to resolve a dispute that has dented global growth and some corporate earnings. MKTS/GLOB
Wall Street see-sawed on Monday, rarely straying far from opening levels as investors eyed ongoing U.S.-China trade talks, potential congressional gridlock and a diminished 2019 earnings outlook. .N
Gold prices held steady on Tuesday as investors kept a cautious stance ahead of a fresh round of Sino-U.S trade talks, while a firmer dollar capped gains for bullion, which was drawing support from global economic slowdown worries. GOL/
Some of the main stories out in the South African press:
- Gas find at least eight years away from production
- Design flaws hobble Medupi and Kusile power stations
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