WATCH: Auto sales’ slump, lockdowns weigh on PGM market

By | 2020-05-21T13:35:10+02:00 May 14th, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business, Watch This|

The PGM market is feeling the wrath of the coronavirus. That's as falling car sales and mine closures, driven by lockdowns, weigh on metal prices. Business Day TV spoke to Nedbank CIB's Arnold Van Graan for his view on whether this trend is set to continue for the rest of the year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dWZYWYaON0 [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 6 May 2020

By | 2020-05-06T09:45:51+02:00 May 6th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: A large bull steepening bias in SAGBs yesterday with both offshore and local buying, yields sharply lower, back-end follows the trend reluctantly so given dire fiscal trajectory USDZAR holds steady Oil halted its five-day rally; Spot gold steadied near $1,705 an ounce Global markets trade mostly higher as [...]

Collaboration between landlords and tenants key to the continuation of SA’s retail property sector

By | 2020-04-27T18:44:43+02:00 April 27th, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business|

By Ridwaan Loonat, Property Analyst, Nedbank CIB It is now very clear that the coronavirus pandemic and widespread lockdown responses have negatively impacted global economies and will likely continue to do so for some time to come. In South Africa (SA), this negative impact has hit the property sector especially hard, particularly given that it [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 23 April 2020

By | 2020-04-23T09:16:31+02:00 April 23rd, 2020|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: The rand holds steady around the 19.0000 level Gold held the biggest advance in almost two weeks Global equity markets traded higher as some countries talked about easing lockdown measures while others announced stimulus packages SA CPI fell to 4.1% y/y in March, from 4.6% in February, better [...]

WATCH: How the lockdown shakes up property sector

By | 2020-04-23T08:56:16+02:00 April 23rd, 2020|Investment Banking, Sustainable Business, Watch This|

As uncertainty around the widening economic fallout from the Coronavirus continues to grow, the South African Real Estate Investment Trust Association has taken steps to cushion the impact, and asked Treasury to provisionally relax Reit tax rules. Business Day TV spoke to Nedbank CIB's Ridwaan Loonat for more of the detail. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u09X2F1ZKog In [...]