Markets and Research

Daily Market Commentary: 15 February 2019

By | 2019-02-15T09:05:16+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Yields remain elevated, follows ZAR weakness on the back of disappointment over Eskom plans The rand holds steady above 14.0000 Brent crude remains elevated and continues to rise as Saudi and Venezuelan output under pressure The JSE and European markets retraced early gains, following a sharp decline in [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 14 February 2019

By | 2019-02-14T12:14:26+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: While global risk trades better, SA risk assets under pressure as a result of concerns over Eskom Eskom technically insolvent, weighs on the ZAR Oil continues to decline as Saudi Arabian shipments fall, Gold still elevated despite overnight fall Hopes of a trade deal pushed global markets higher [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 13 February 2019

By | 2019-02-13T09:01:29+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: A good night for risk after positive trade comments from the US president and equities continue their strong US close in Asia Eskom remains in crisis Oil extended its gain as Saudi Arabia pledged to deepen production cuts and an industry report showed U.S. crude inventories fell last [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 12 February 2019

By | 2019-02-12T09:50:50+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yields sharply higher on the back of ZAR move, domestic factors lending weakness to local markets The Rand under pressure as Eskom falters Gold flat with demand capped by gains in the dollar, which is up a ninth day for its best run since Jan Trade talks [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 11 February 2019

By | 2019-02-11T09:13:02+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Yields rally into weekend due to speculative flows, the week ahead is dotted with SA data releases Eskom reinstates load shedding Oil fell toward the lowest level in almost two weeks as global growth concerns continued to damp sentiment Sasol which lost 6.5% on the day on the [...]