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Daily Market Commentary: 14 January 2019

By | 2019-01-14T09:33:09+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Yields higher, front end reprices sharply but remains relatively illiquid Emerging markets hold onto gains made in the week Oil extended its retreat as investor appetite for risk assets shrank and uncertainty persisted over how much OPEC output will need to be cut to counter booming Asian markets [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 10 January 2019

By | 2019-01-10T09:11:08+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: ·         Risk assets supported by a weaker dollar, cautious Fed ·         Emerging markets rally post FOMC minutes ·         Oil continues to rally as OPEC set to achieve production cuts; Gold continues to rally ·         The Top40 closed up +2%, Europe added +1% and FOMC pushed US markets to close in the black [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 9 January 2019

By | 2019-01-09T12:22:16+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Bonds reverse earlier gains as the rand weakens Markets trade cautiously as risk appetite subsides Oil extended its longest rally in 1 1/2 years as global risk assets were buoyed by the prospect of a thaw in trade tensions Global equity markets lifted by trade talks optimism Eurozone [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 8 January 2019

By | 2019-01-08T09:14:24+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Yields follow ZAR trend, marginally lower intraday, gave back some ground late-afternoon General dollar weakness dominates trade Oil prices rose on Tuesday on hopes that U.S.-Chinese talks in Beijing would bring a halt to trade disputes The Top40 closed down -0.6%; Europe closed in the red, while the [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 11 December 2018

By | 2018-12-11T08:58:31+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Thin liquidity and risk trades poorly, causing yields to rise sharply, ZAR weaker Globally firmer dollar see’s rand woes continue Despite OPEC output cuts, oil remains close to $60/bbl.; Gold eases from intraday highs Weak Chinese data pulls equities markets lower Large outflows still a feature as foreign [...]