World Bank

Monthly Insights: July 2019

By | 2019-07-23T12:35:35+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Finance, General, Watch This|

  Executive Summary The World Bank reduced its growth forecasts in June due to the trade conflict between the US and China – between them, the two countries account for more than a third of global economic activity. Global growth is now forecast at just 2.6% for 2019 from 2.9% previously forecast. The Fed has [...]

Green Bonds offer effective ways to bridge the gap between sustainable development intention and action

By | 2019-06-12T09:47:51+00:00 June 7th, 2019|Finance, General, Renewable Energy|

  By Bruce Stewart; Head: Debt Capital Market Origination and Arvana Singh; Principal: Debt Capital Market Origination, Nedbank CIB Modern businesses increasingly recognise that their sustained success is contingent on their ability to deliver real and lasting value to the society in which they exist; and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer a [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 23 January 2019

By | 2019-01-23T09:06:27+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs open up weaker having closed at recent lows, risk off takes hold as a result of growth and trade concerns “Eskom too big to fail” says World Bank Oil prices steady on hopes that increased Chinese spending would stem an economic slowdown that is showing signs of [...]