The JSE is facing mixed Asian markets before the SA Reserve Bank announces its latest interest rate decision on Thursday afternoon, with a hike expected, while the markets in Hong Kong reopened after the Lunar New Year holiday.

The Nikkei in Japan lost 0.30%, while the Hang Seng gained 1.73% on the back of pent-up trading and hopes that the US Federal Reserve will slow its rate of interest rate increases. Markets in mainland China remain closed...

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