Covid-19

CIB Fireside Chat: The impact of Covid-19 on the property sector

By | 2020-08-13T06:57:07+02:00 August 13th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Nedbank CIB’s team of analysts is spread across global markets and covers various sectors and asset classes. Recently, we’ve expanded our equity research capacity to align with sectors that are important to the CIB franchise. With a key focus on diversified industrials, telecommunications and media, retail, mining and property, our primary objective is to provide [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 12 August 2020

By | 2020-08-12T09:30:14+02:00 August 12th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Gold loses its shine. Commodities Oil held losses; Spot gold sank 2.1% to $1,872.61 an ounce. Equities US stocks declined in late trading after virus-related rescue talks reached a stalemate in Congress that may last until September.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 12/08 UK GDP --/-20.7%/-2.2% Economy expected to have contracted by 20.7% [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 11 August 2020

By | 2020-08-11T09:38:58+02:00 August 11th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies The rand recovers from its worst levels. Commodities Oil pushed higher; Gold fell for a third straight day as the dollar firmed. Equities SA markets look to play catch-up as global equity markets rally.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 12/08 UK GDP --/-20.7%/-2.2% Economy expected to have contracted by 20.7% in Q2 due [...]

Retail sector presents challenges and opportunities in the face of Covid-19

By | 2020-08-04T08:53:32+02:00 August 4th, 2020|Sustainable Business|

by Tasmika Ramlakan, Analyst: Advisory, Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our world irrevocably in a matter of months. Some scientists now predict that the pandemic could continue for as long as two years and will begin to subside only when about 70% of the global population has developed immunity. Apart [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 31 July 2020

By | 2020-07-31T09:04:54+02:00 July 31st, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Rand loses ground as the economy falters. Commodities Gold is set for the biggest monthly gain in more than four years. Equities Disappointing earnings reports, poor economic data and a potential delay in the US presidential elections drag markets lower.    Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 31/07 EZ GDP --/-12.1%/-3.6% Expected that the economy [...]

WATCH: Will the restaurant industry survive post-Covid-19?

By | 2020-08-03T12:06:38+02:00 July 30th, 2020|Watch This|

The restaurant industry continues to fight for survival under level 3 lockdown restrictions with players in the sector taking to the streets to protest the alcohol ban and curfew. Business Day TV discussed some of the challenges with Nedbank CIB's Munira Kharva. Watch now for more expertise and insights, and let us know what you [...]