Global Inflation

Monthly Insights: April 2019

By | 2019-04-08T16:27:12+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Finance, General, Watch This|

  Executive Summary Despite the recent uptick in the international Brent price, it is still 2% lower than it was a year ago. Global growth is easing, and demand-pull inflation is receding, dampening the global inflation trajectory. Furthermore, global commodity prices remain low because of the slowdown in key consumer, China. All these [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 22 February 2017

By | 2017-03-02T20:53:51+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Finance, General|

Today we are taking a look at: Global inflation rate rises as energy costs surge; real rates accommodative; breakeven rates stabilise Rand traded weaker as caution re-emerges amid focus on today's Budget, euro slips and majors focus on FOMC minutes today Top 40 rises 0.11%, led by resource stocks; US equities touched new record highs [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 14 December 2016

By | 2017-03-02T20:54:07+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Finance|

Today we are looking at: Global inflation starts to rise, aided by higher energy costs, UK inflationary pressures spurred by weak sterling, real rates consequently negative Rand moves exacerbated by scant liquidity, majors subdued, eyes on local CPI and US FOMC today Top 40 rises 0.63%, led by financials and industrials stocks; US equities upbeat [...]