South African tax workers to strike over pay dispute Saturday, 23 Mar 2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Workers in South Africa's tax-collecting agency intend to strike next week after talks on wage increases failed but a further round might still avert the action, the agency said.  Full Article

Nigeria's NNPC plans to revamp refineries to cut fuel imports Friday, 22 Mar 2019 

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's state-oil firm NNPC said it plans to revamp its refineries to help Africa's biggest crude oil producer to save billions of dollars on fuel imports and has hired Italy's Maire Tecnimont to tackle the Port Harcourt plant.  Full Article  

South Africa's rand flat after post Fed rally Friday, 22 Mar 2019 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand traded sideways early on Friday in subdued volumes following a bank holiday and a quiet session in Asia, pausing a Fed-inspired rally that had lifted the currency away from a one-month low.  Full Article  

Symbol Last Net Change
GOLD CON1 JPY  4,641.00 JPY  -15.00
SILVER CON1 JPY  55.30 JPY  0.00
PLATINUM CON1 JPY  3,016.00 JPY  -51.00
PALLADIUM CON1 JPY  5,499.00 JPY  -226.00
Symbol Last Net Change
ICE Brent Crude c1 USD  67.03 USD  0.00
GAS OIL APR8 USD  597.25 USD  0.00
LIGHT CRUDE CON1 USD  58.97 USD  -1.01
Symbol Last Net Change
COFFEE C CON1 USC  94.00 USC  -0.80
COCOA CON1 USD  2,159.00 USD  27.00
SUGAR 11 CON1 USC  12.59 USC  0.09
UK £ USD =1.3214
Euro USD =1.1312
Rand USD =0.0689
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