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Daily Market Commentary: 22 September 2017

Today we are taking a look at: Sharp inflows seen in the bond market after SARB leaves rates unchanged Dollar eases after the post-FOMC surge, supporting majors, USDZAR strengthens after SARB MPC Gold falls further below $1300/oz. due to stronger dollar; Brent still elevated ahead of OPEC meeting The Top40 ends little changed with volumes [...]

By | 2017-09-22T08:05:13+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 21 September 2017

Today we are taking a look at: Markets remained cautious ahead of FOMC and SARB today, small foreign capital outflows seen in the bond market yesterday Local Focus today will be on the SARB MPC, USDZAR and global majors weaken sharply after FOMC Brent crude rises above $56/bbl. as US inventory data disappoints; Gold price [...]

By | 2017-09-21T09:17:06+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Markets and Research|0 Comments

2017 RDDA Winners Announced

The 2017 Retail, Design and Development Awards (RDDA) winners were announced on the opening day of the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Annual Congress, held in Cape Town’s International Convention Centre. In the world of retail design, it’s not only about all things attractive, all things inviting and the plethora of shopping centres [...]

By | 2017-09-20T13:01:06+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Property Finance|0 Comments

Challenging economic times see SA property finance sector choosing quality over growth

By Robin Lockhart-Ross, Managing Executive: Property Finance, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking While the majority of South Africa’s economic sectors have experienced significant challenges in recent months, the commercial property sector has managed to weather the economic and political storms relatively well thus far. That said, the performance of the South African commercial property sector [...]

By | 2017-09-20T12:48:38+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Property Finance|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 20 September 2017

Today we are taking a look at: Markets cautious ahead of CPI and central bank meetings, small foreign capital inflows into the local bond market yesterday Global focus firmly on the FOMC this evening; Dollar weakens overnight, supporting majors Gold price remains downbeat and within narrow range, Brent volatile and elevated ahead of OPEC meeting [...]

By | 2017-09-20T10:41:00+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 19 September 2017

Today we are taking a look at: Marginal inflows into SA bond market yesterday, markets await local CPI data and FOMC rate decision tomorrow USDZAR continues to trade weaker ahead of the central bank meetings Despite news of Saudi exports declining recently, the Brent price eased on the back of profit-taking, Gold remains on a [...]

By | 2017-09-19T08:30:50+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Markets and Research|0 Comments