USDZAR

Daily Market Commentary: 20 March 2019

By | 2019-03-20T08:57:41+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: ‘Risk-off’ as market remains concerned over Brexit and awaits Fed, SAGB yields higher Market focus now on the FOMC, USDZAR continues to lose ground as a result of local Eskom woes Oil’s rally stuttered after China is said to be pushing back against American demands in trade negotiations, [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 19 March 2019

By | 2019-03-19T08:54:22+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Sideways moves in FX and FI markets as the market waits for the Fed interest rate decision tomorrow USDZAR holds steady sub 14.5000 Oil held gains near the highest level this year after OPEC and its partners committed to continue production cuts until at least June Our Top40 [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 14 March 2019

By | 2019-03-14T09:10:26+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs rally marginally intraday, market cautious ahead of Moody’s and SARB next week USDZAR once again trading on the back foot Oil continues to climb on supply concerns; gold continues to rally on trade and growth concerns Global equity markets gained with energy shares benefiting from the higher [...]

Monthly Insights: March 2019

By | 2019-03-11T13:20:38+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finance, General, Watch This|

  Executive Summary There has been a broad decline in inflation rates across the world, including a sharp downward surprise in our own (SA) inflation print for January. Lower energy prices, a decline in raw material and machinery costs, as well as falling demand-pull inflation have been key reasons for the falling inflation trajectory [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 28 February 2019

By | 2019-02-28T08:59:05+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs a touch weaker this morning, in line with broader risk assets Eskom warns of possible load shedding, USDZAR sharply weaker overnight but holds below R14.00/$ Oil held gains near $57 a barrel after U.S. imports plunged and Saudi Arabia defied President Donald Trump’s call for lower prices [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 25 February 2019

By | 2019-02-25T09:56:57+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: The local bond market were on the front foot again on Friday, The benchmark R186 yield closed at 8.70% on Friday USDZAR holds steady around the 14.0000 level Oil held gains above $57 a barrel, Gold remained steady as investors weighed the implications for metals and the dollar [...]