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Daily Market Commentary: 3 April 2019

Today we are taking a look at: A strong auction on improving risk appetite gained momentum until the Moody's headlines hit and R186s bottomed out at 8.42 and ZAR at 14.0750, before both rates and FX bounced aggressively to close poorly Foreign exchange markets hold steady Oil rallied for a fourth day, rising with other [...]

By | 2019-04-03T08:22:14+00:00 April 3rd, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 2 April 2019

Today we are taking a look at: Risk traded well gave SA rates outperformance yesterday, and brought us down to and eventually through the big 8.50 level on R186s The rand posts a robust performance Oil prices rose to fresh highs for the year after a U.S. official said Washington is considering more sanctions on [...]

By | 2019-04-02T07:59:10+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 1 April 2019

Today we are taking a look at: Offshore quarter end inflows result in SAGB yields sharply lower on the day USDZAR recovers after Moody’s review Oil extended gains on signs China is stabilizing, and as investors hope for a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks that will resume this week Asian markets are seeing gains this [...]

By | 2019-04-01T11:36:47+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 28 March 2019

Today we are taking a look at: Risk off at the margin yesterday, following ZAR and EM FX, SAGB yields rise consequently All eyes on the outcome of the MPC today Oil fell for a second day after an unexpected jump in U.S. crude stockpiles unnerved a market already anxious about faltering global demand Global [...]

By | 2019-03-28T07:39:23+00:00 March 28th, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 27 March 2019

Today we are taking a look at: Risk trading poorly raises SAGB yields marginally, markets await SARB and Moody’s event risks later this week USDZAR trades cautiously ahead of event risks Oil held gains near a four-month high after Russia reaffirmed its commitment to production cuts by the OPEC+ coalition SNH announced an accelerated bookbuild [...]

By | 2019-03-27T08:02:50+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments