Daily Market Commentary: 18 April 2018

By | 2020-06-22T11:57:15+02:00 April 18th, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Marginally lower bond yields across the curve, although liquidity remains thin Local FX markets focus on CPI release, global majors remain range bound and non-committal Gold and oil remain upbeat, supported by the weak dollar and bargain buying The JSE closed firmer tracking European markets higher; US markets [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 23 January 2018

By | 2018-01-23T08:58:48+02:00 January 23rd, 2018|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Large volumes seen in SA, Congress voting to end the shutdown in the US brings US10 yields back just a point and the USD sells off Political news continue to dictate currency moves Brent rallies on the back of IMF optimism over the global economy; Gold marginally higher [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 28 June 2017

By | 2017-06-28T08:31:25+02:00 June 28th, 2017|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Offshore buys into the weakness, particularly the very back end R2048s and expect this to continue USDZAR on the back foot as global outlook weighs on emerging markets Oil eases after US inventory data while gold rallied as a result of a sharply weaker dollar The JSE closed [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 17 October 2016

By | 2020-03-17T10:04:25+02:00 October 17th, 2016|Investment Banking, Markets and Research, Uncategorized|

Today we are taking a look at: IMF flags medium term risks to global financial stability – politics and economic policy uncertainty remains high Dollar strengthens, resulting in euro and sterling weakness; USDZAR weaken to R14.32/$ this morning Top 40 surged 1.48%, led by Naspers; US equities close marginally higher; Asian markets mixed this morning [...]