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Daily Market Commentary: 10 May 2019

Today we are taking a look at: Risk trades poorly amid renewed trade tensions, SAGBs resilient amid global risk-off Trade wars escalate between the US and China Oil climbed along with Asian stocks and currencies as the first day of the latest round of trade talks ended without drama in Washington The JSE, European and [...]

By | 2019-05-10T10:14:19+00:00 May 10th, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 9 May 2019

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB maintains steepening bias ahead of local elections, thin liquidity expected ahead of the results USDZAR holds steady after elections Oil dropped after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his rhetoric against China, dimming hopes the world’s two biggest economies can avert a resumption of their trade war Trade [...]

By | 2019-05-09T09:02:02+00:00 May 9th, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 6 May 2019

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yields curve marginally steeper last week on risk off Trade talks between China and the US now in doubt Oil tumbled toward $60 a barrel as President Donald Trump threw trade talks between the world’s two largest economies into disarray with a threat to raise tariffs on [...]

By | 2019-05-06T09:12:12+00:00 May 6th, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 3 May 2019

Today we are taking a look at: Risk-off hampers EM FX, with ZAR above R14.50/$, bonds follow suit, with yields higher over the day Rand under pressure ahead of NFP data Oil headed for its first back-to-back weekly loss this year as swelling U.S. crude inventories and Russia’s failure to meet a targeted production cut [...]

By | 2019-05-03T09:02:32+00:00 May 3rd, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 2 May 2019

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB curve steepens in the back-end as a result of greater supply, thin liquidity Rand trades weaker after neutral FOMC Oil extended losses after a bigger-than-expected jump in U.S. stockpiles overshadowed a deepening crisis in Venezuela and the prospect of OPEC and its allies extending their production cuts [...]

By | 2019-05-02T09:12:17+00:00 May 2nd, 2019|Markets and Research|0 Comments