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Daily Market Commentary: 31 October 2018

By | 2018-10-31T09:12:41+02:00 October 31st, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Yields higher as risk off hampers bonds The rand remains range-bound, majors weaken on dollar strength Brent sharply lower due to weaker demand prospects and rising supplies; Gold price slightly lower The JSE and European markets end lower. US markets end the session sharply higher, shrugging off trade [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 12 October 2018

By | 2018-10-12T08:24:09+02:00 October 12th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Risk-off results in rising bond yields Market focus will likely be on the Moody’s announcement Brent crude sharply lower amid rising crude inventories and risk-off sentiment The global sell off continued in Europe and the US, with signs of recovery in Asia this morning SA manufacturing output eases [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 5 October 2018

By | 2018-10-24T09:23:05+02:00 October 5th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Markets weaker again this morning as the fall out from higher US rates continues to hit EMFX. SAGBs had weakened up to these opening levels last night in what was a very poor close Rand firmly on the back foot as the dollar strengthens Gold eases on the [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 21 September 2018

By | 2018-10-24T09:29:28+02:00 September 21st, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Bond yields marginally lower, open stronger this morning and led by ZAR strength ZAR continues to be supported by a weaker USD, majors quite strong this morning Gold rallies as dollar weakens further; Brent eases somewhat Global equity markets trade firmer, shrugging off trade war concerns UK retail [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 7 September 2018

By | 2018-09-07T08:48:44+02:00 September 7th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Bond yields marginally lower after deep sell-off FX market focuses on NFP data this afternoon Gold rallies amid a pull-back in the dollar; Brent sharply lower Global trade concerns and worries of tighter regulations of social media dampened investor sentiment pushing tech stocks deeper in the red SA [...]