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Daily Market Commentary: 27 May 2019

By | 2019-05-27T09:19:38+00:00 May 27th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs maintain bull steepening bias after the dovish SARB, yields marginally lower across the curve from a week ago Local markets now await the announcement of the cabinet WTI oil held gains above $58 a barrel after American explorers reduced drilling activity to the least in more than [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 24 May 2019

By | 2019-05-24T09:53:12+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yield curve bull steepens as front end moves lower, prompted by dovish MPC The rand trades on the back foot Oil headed for its biggest weekly drop since December as the rapidly escalating trade war caused investors to reassess the outlook for global growth The JSE and [...]

Monthly Insights: May 2019

By | 2019-05-10T13:10:04+00:00 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: 24 April 2019

By | 2019-04-24T08:32:23+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB curve steepens after local bond auction, yields higher, following ZAR move The USD firmly on the front foot across the board Oil pulled back from a six-month high, as an industry report signalling a gain in U.S. crude inventories partly offset concerns over America’s campaign to halt [...]

Monthly Insights: April 2019

By | 2019-04-08T16:27:12+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Finance, General, Watch This|

  Executive Summary Despite the recent uptick in the international Brent price, it is still 2% lower than it was a year ago. Global growth is easing, and demand-pull inflation is receding, dampening the global inflation trajectory. Furthermore, global commodity prices remain low because of the slowdown in key consumer, China. All these [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 27 March 2019

By | 2019-03-27T08:02:50+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Risk trading poorly raises SAGB yields marginally, markets await SARB and Moody’s event risks later this week USDZAR trades cautiously ahead of event risks Oil held gains near a four-month high after Russia reaffirmed its commitment to production cuts by the OPEC+ coalition SNH announced an accelerated bookbuild [...]