USDZAR

Daily Market Commentary: 18 December 2018

By | 2018-12-18T09:01:56+00:00 December 18th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Risk off keeps SAGB yields elevated USDZAR holds steady below the R14.50/$ level Brent slumps further as global oversupply remain a concern; Gold supported by a weaker dollar Weak Global growth prospects drag equity markets lower US economic data surprises to the upside; Eurozone CPI eases, trade surplus [...]

Monthly Insights: December 2018

By | 2018-12-11T10:59:26+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Markets and Research, Watch This|

Executive Summary ·        After sounding increasingly hawkish since its September meeting, the US Fed has come to the realisation that it may need to reassess its policy tools, and its tightening strategy. While domestic macroeconomic data remain upbeat, cracks have started to emerge in the form of a slowdown in business capex spending, tighter global [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 10 December 2018

By | 2018-12-10T10:18:11+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Risk stable in Asia but holding at weak levels after the post-payrolls rout in the US; the beleaguered ZAR trades up at 14.1300 area this morning, and SAGBs open weaker in line USDZAR on the back foot in line with EM peers Gold supported by a weaker dollar; [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 30 November 2018

By | 2018-11-30T08:53:09+00:00 November 30th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Risk sentiment improves with SAGB yields falling on better liquidity USDZAR holds steady below R13.90/$ as dollar eases; euro and yen gain, sterling still battles Brexit concerns Brent still below $60/bbl.; gold supported by a weaker dollar yesterday The Property Index gained 1.83% with the likes of NEPI [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 28 November 2018

By | 2018-11-28T09:51:13+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yields marginally higher despite stronger rand; markets await news from the G20 meeting USDZAR remained resilient below R1.00/$ despite a strong dollar; EM FX and global majors weaken Brent at $61/bbl., gold eases amid strong dollar US markets rallied in the back end of the session after [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 23 November 2018

By | 2018-11-23T09:26:32+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yields supported by risk sentiment, SARB rate hike USDZAR gains as a result of a confluence of factors: SARB rate hike as well as dollar weakness, risk sentiment; Majors upbeat Gold range-bound, oil sharply lower, again The JSE and European markets continue lower as Brexit and slowing [...]