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Daily Market Commentary: 26 August 2016

Today we are taking a look at: LMEX edges higher for the YTD on dollar weakness, but copper price still signals slowing growth, rising inventories and falling demand USDZAR weakens further amid local political risk; global majors trade range-bound as markets are cautious ahead of Jackson Hole speech Top 40 loses 0.21 %, led by [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Finance, General, Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 25 August 2016

Today we are taking a look at: SA CPI undershoots in July as administered price inflation edges lower on the back of lower electricity and fuel inflation USDZAR remains weak, above R14.00/$ amid political woes; Dollar remains strong, global majors softer this morning Top 40 rises 1.54 %, led by resources; US equities downbeat ahead [...]

By | August 25th, 2016|Finance, General, Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 24 August 2016

Today we are taking a look at: US corn prices head lower as harvest conditions improve, La Nina rainfalls expected; SA white maize price expected to decline on better weather conditions USDZAR weakens sharply on news of finance minister legal woes; dollar strengthens, global majors downbeat Top 40 marginally higher, buoyed by resource stocks; US [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Finance, General|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 23 August 2016

Today we are taking a look at: ZAR crosses face rand resistance at key technical levels; carry return and carry-to-risk ratio heads lower, signalling ZAR weakness in near term Rand faces reprieve overnight as dollar comes under pressure; global majors strengthen on the back of dollar weakness Top 40 ends marginally higher; global equities downbeat, [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Finance, General|0 Comments