Monthly Insights: August 2019

By | 2019-09-13T14:49:29+02:00 August 8th, 2019|Markets and Research, Watch This|

  Executive Summary The IMF reduced its global growth forecasts yet again in July, with growth of 3.2% expected in 2019, and 3.5% forecast for 2020 (both down 10bps since April). The most significant downward revisions to the growth outlook were seen in the EM space: Russia, Brazil, Mexico, and SA saw a cumulative 290bps [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 22 May 2019

By | 2020-06-22T10:53:30+02:00 May 22nd, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: The fixed income market reacted positively to Mbete and Gigaba withdrawing from the MP list in the late trade, so the bullish momentum of earlier was maintained The Brexit saga continues unabated Oil headed for its biggest drop in more than a week as signs the worsening U.S.-China [...]