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Daily Market Commentary: 17 March 2020

Today we are taking a look at: Global risk assets under significant pressure, SAGB yields surge by more than 80bps on the day, massive offshore liquidations Rand under pressure ahead of MPC Gold declined as investors rush to raise cash to cover losses in other markets amid a surge in volatility across assets Equity markets [...]

By | 2020-03-17T10:00:26+02:00 March 17th, 2020|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 13 March 2020

Today we are taking a look at: USTs gave up a heavy portion of gains despite the Fed announcing a massive series of $500 billion term repo operations, all assets are under significant pressure and recessions are imminent in our view; SAGB yields almost 50bps higher across the curve yesterday Rand price action extreme as [...]

By | 2020-03-13T09:08:46+02:00 March 13th, 2020|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 12 March 2020

Today we are taking a look at: Virus control measures continue to take a toll on markets and risk trades poorly post-the US close on European travel restrictions, SAGBs follow USDZAR weaker The rand retreats again Oil prices fell again on Thursday after the U.S. banned travel from Europe while Gold prices increased Equity markets [...]

By | 2020-03-12T09:18:40+02:00 March 12th, 2020|Markets and Research|0 Comments

Daily Market Commentary: 11 March 2020

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs recover in line with the USDZAR, with yields marginally lower across the curve, auction clears strongly but market focus remains on the macro outlook and central bank responses Local markets remain vulnerable as Eskom falters Oil prices climbed for a second day lifted by hopes that U.S. [...]

By | 2020-03-11T10:24:23+02:00 March 11th, 2020|Markets and Research|0 Comments