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Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 31 August 2020

By | 2020-08-31T08:52:52+02:00 August 31st, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies USDZAR stages significant recovery. Commodities Oil traded near $43 a barrel; Gold climbed for a second day. Equities Global markets trade higher as risk-on sentiment improves with economies around the globe bouncing back from their lockdowns.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 31/08 SA Trade Balance --/12.5b/46.6b Another surplus expected at the back of [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 27 August 2020

By | 2020-08-28T09:15:12+02:00 August 27th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Rand loses ground. Commodities Gold dropped ahead of the Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole symposium, Nickel hit its highest since November. Equities Equity markets traded higher as trade talks between the US and China progressed.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 26/08 SA CPI YoY 3,2%/ 3%/ 2,2% CPI came in higher than expected [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 26 August 2020

By | 2020-08-26T09:33:38+02:00 August 26th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies A resilient rand holds steady. Commodities Oil held at a five-month high as Hurricane Laura bore down on key refining facilities on the US. Equities US markets make new highs again; Asia less impressed today, trading mostly lower; all eyes on Jackson Hole tomorrow!   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 25/08 US New Home [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 18 August 2020

By | 2020-08-18T10:16:37+02:00 August 18th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Rand loses ground as risk retreats. Commodities Oil edged lower; Gold prices edge up on the back of a weaker dollar. Equities Global equity markets rise on China’s stimulus.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 19/08 UK CPI ---/0.6%/0.6% Likely to remain steady. 19/08 EZ CPI --/0.4%/0.3% Higher inflation at the back of increased [...]