South Africa's August inflation quickens to 6.4 percent y/y 08:52 GMT

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's headline consumer inflation quickened to 6.4 percent year-on-year in August, above market expectations of 6.2 percent and compared with 6.3 percent in July.  Full Article

Ghana starts talks with IMF with public sector reform on agenda 06:56 GMT 

ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana opened talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday, hoping to secure financial assistance to restore its fiscal balance but knowing the road to success runs through painful public sector reform.  Full Article  

South Africa's rand weaker vs dollar before key inflation data 07:21 GMT 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand weakened against the dollar before the release of expected lower inflation data on Wednesday, with investors keen to see what effect the number could have on an interest rate decision in the coming session.  Full Article  

Symbol Last Net Change
GOLD CON1 JPY  4,265.00 JPY  8.00
SILVER CON1 JPY  64.40 JPY  0.50
PLATINUM CON1 JPY  4,720.00 JPY  -10.00
PALLADIUM CON1 JPY  3,023.00 JPY  0.00
Symbol Last Net Change
BRENT CRUDE USD  99.28 USD  0.23
GAS OIL APR1 USD  837.25 USD  2.50
LIGHT CRUDE CON1 USD  94.86 USD  -0.02
Symbol Last Net Change
COFFEE C CON1 USC  180.10 USC  2.80
COCOA CON1 USD  3,075.00 USD  5.00
SUGAR 11 CON1 USC  13.59 USC  0.04
UK £ USD =1.6290
Euro USD =1.2955
Rand USD =0.0915

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