inflation

WATCH: SA Consumer Inflation up 4.5% in January

By | 2020-02-21T06:29:03+02:00 February 20th, 2020|Markets and Research, Watch This|

Consumer price inflation increased by 4.5% year-on-year in January 2020. And while this is up from December's 4% year-on-year increase and its highest up-tick in seven months, it still marks the fourteenth consecutive month that year-on-year inflation was at, or below the midpoint of the target band of 3-6%. Reezwana Sumad, of Nedbank CIB shares [...]

Will the SARB cut interest rates?

By | 2020-02-24T15:44:00+02:00 November 22nd, 2019|Investment Banking, Markets and Research, Watch This|

Inflation has dropped to an 8 year low but will this be enough to prompt the SARB to cut interest rates? Business Day TV spoke to Reezwana Sumad from Nedbank CIB to find out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4M1hquhu3mM In partnership with Business Day TV. You have shown interest in this video, you might find Markets and Research relevant [...]

Daily Market Commentary – 20 June

By | 2019-06-20T11:31:24+02:00 June 20th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: ·       The Fed out-doves the market and risk assets rally hard. SAGBs opening stronger, focus will be on the SONA tonight ·       The dollar is on the back foot after dovish Fed commentary, this takes the rand to the strongest level in two months ·       Oil rose as U.S. crude stockpiles [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 3 May 2019

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

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 [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 24 January 2019

By | 2019-01-24T08:56:18+02:00 January 24th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SA bonds yields rally on support from offshore flows, despite Eskom noise USDZAR holds steady WTI held losses below $53 a barrel as outlook for global economic growth darkened with signs of rising U.S. crude inventories Global growth and US-China trade concerns continue to weigh on markets. US [...]