The JSE faces weaker Asian markets on Wednesday morning, with the rand hovering under R17/$, as investor concern over Brexit and US-China trade conflict weighs on activity.

Last week’s tech sell-off resumed on Tuesday in US markets, with US President Donald Trump reiterating that the US was seeking to “decouple” from the Chinese economy.

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