US markets

Daily Market Commentary: 4 October 2019

By | 2019-10-04T09:17:44+02:00 October 4th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yields decline marginally, following the stronger ZAR Market focus on the US data today Oil headed for its biggest weekly decline since the middle of July as a streak of disappointing economic data from the U.S. and elsewhere added to fears a global recession is coming The [...]

Daily Market Commentary – 7 June

By | 2019-06-13T09:23:39+02:00 June 7th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we're looking at: SAGB yields trade within tight ranges as the curve maintains the steepening bias USDZAR breaches above 15.0000 Oil extended its recovery from a five-month low as reports that Washington may engage more with its trade foes eased fears of slumping crude demand The JSE and Europe continue higher, but off the [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 31 May 2019

By | 2019-05-31T09:21:44+02:00 May 31st, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yields marginally higher, curve maintains steepening bias The rand firmly on the back foot again WTI Oil dropped to around $56 a barrel after Trump said the U.S. would impose tariffs on all Mexican goods, opening up a new front in the trade war and further damping [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 10 May 2019

By | 2019-05-10T10:14:19+02:00 May 10th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Risk trades poorly amid renewed trade tensions, SAGBs resilient amid global risk-off Trade wars escalate between the US and China Oil climbed along with Asian stocks and currencies as the first day of the latest round of trade talks ended without drama in Washington The JSE, European and [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 6 May 2019

By | 2019-05-06T09:12:12+02:00 May 6th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yields curve marginally steeper last week on risk off Trade talks between China and the US now in doubt Oil tumbled toward $60 a barrel as President Donald Trump threw trade talks between the world’s two largest economies into disarray with a threat to raise tariffs on [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 22 March 2019

By | 2019-03-22T10:03:12+02:00 March 22nd, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs rally sharply as the Fed pauses interest rate hikes, investors search for yield pick-up Local focus now shifts to Moody's Oil hovered near a four-month high as a rising dollar capped crude’s rally; Gold is poised for a third straight weekly gain as investors assessed the Fed’s [...]