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Monthly Insights: May 2019

By | 2019-06-03T14:23:38+02:00 May 10th, 2019|Finance, General, Watch This|

  Executive Summary Inflationary pressures picked up in March and April due to higher energy costs in the West and elevated food inflation in some Asian countries. In its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) release, the IMF revised its global growth projection down to 3.3% for 2019 from 3.5% previously, predominantly as a [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 2 May 2019

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

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 [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 15 November 2018

By | 2018-11-15T09:34:56+02:00 November 15th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: The market loved EMFX after the US CPI print, but in fact, SAGBs had already rallied most of the session on broad-based buying The dollar loses ground as the Fed suggests caution around further rate hikes Brent remains below $66/bbl. as concerns over falling demand weigh on the [...]

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: 15 August 2018

By | 2018-08-15T09:23:29+02:00 August 15th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: TRY rebound results in better demand for risk assets yesterday, SAGB yields marginally lower TRY weaker this morning, weighing on EM FX, dollar strength resumes Gold remains below $1200/oz. while Brent up marginally as a result of Saudi output reduction and lower global supplies as a result of [...]