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Daily Market Commentary: 19 February 2020

By | 2020-02-19T09:18:40+02:00 February 19th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: ZAR trades stronger overnight, but SAGBs open unchanged after yields rose marginally yesterday SARB sees room for further cuts later in the year Oil held steady after U.S. sanctions on Russia's largest producer; Gold traded near the highest level since 2013 on concerns over coronavirus Global markets rebound [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 18 February 2020

By | 2020-02-18T09:36:13+02:00 February 18th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs weaken in line with ZAR, yields higher across the curve after Moody’s revises SA’s GDP growth forecast lower Moody’s dampens outlook for the rand Oil snapped the longest run of daily gains this year; Gold advanced as risk-off sentiment crept back into markets Apple warns of lower [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 17 February 2020

By | 2020-02-17T13:06:15+02:00 February 17th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs remain reasonably quiet with a slight flattening bias in very thin trade The rand holds steady after SONA Oil eased after the biggest weekly gain since September; Gold little changed Global markets are mixed as investors weigh up some weaker GDP prints vs China, adding stimulus to [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 13 February 2020

By | 2020-02-17T13:08:51+02:00 February 13th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Coronavirus again weighs on emerging markets A nascent rebound in oil prices ran into turbulence after China’s Hubei province reported almost 15,000 new coronavirus cases Risk appetite increased after the Chinese authorities reported the lowest daily increase of new coronavirus cases. (The methodology for classifying affected cases was [...]

WATCH: Risk appetite recovers as coronavirus fears ease

By | 2020-02-17T13:23:20+02:00 February 12th, 2020|Finance, Markets and Research, Watch This|

Risk appetite is gaining momentum, as fears around the coronavirus ease. Business Day TV spoke to Arnold Van Graan from Nedbank CIB about whether the impact of the virus is being underestimated. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uC9kZopkrmQ In partnership with Business Day TV. You have shown interest in this video, you might find Markets and Research relevant as well.