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Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 4 September 2020

By | 2020-09-04T09:06:40+02:00 September 4th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Market focus today on US data. Commodities Oil is poised for the biggest weekly decline since early June. Equities US tech sends shivers down global market spines as lofty valuations are questioned.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 03/09 EZ Retail Sales 0.4%/1.9%/1.3% July sales down 1.3% on a monthly basis.  Nedbank CIB Market [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 14 August 2020

By | 2020-08-14T09:59:17+02:00 August 14th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies The rand holds steady sub-17.5000. Commodities Gold headed for the first weekly drop in ten weeks. Equities The JSE and global markets eased lower after stimulus-package talks in the US stalled and a number of companies reported disappointing earnings.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 14/08 EZ GDP --/-12.1%/-12.1% Economy expected to contract 12.1% [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 13 August 2020

By | 2020-08-13T08:50:38+02:00 August 13th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Local FX markets hold steady. Commodities Gold prices higher; Oil held gains. Equities Equity markets edged higher as investors digested company earnings and economic data.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 12/08 UK GDP -20.4%/-20.7%/-2.2% GDP contracted 20.4% in Q2. 12/08 EZ Industrial Production 9.1%/10.0%/12.3% Output increased by 9.1%. 12/08 US CPI 1.0%/0.7%/0.6% Due [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 6 August 2020

By | 2020-08-06T09:41:32+02:00 August 6th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Rand holds steady around the 17.30 mark. Commodities Oil was steady near a five-month high. Equities Equity markets were buoyed by company earnings, while mining and energy firms benefited from higher commodity prices.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 05/08 EZ Retail Sales 1.3%/-0.2%/-5.1% Retail Sales increased by 5.7% on a monthly basis. 06/08 [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 4 August 2020

By | 2020-08-04T09:53:45+02:00 August 4th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Emerging markets retreat across the board. Commodities Oil declined after the biggest gain in two weeks. Equities Positive momentum persists in global equity markets.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 04/08 EZ PPI --/-3.8%/-5.0% June PPI expected to rise 0.6% on a monthly basis. 05/08 EZ Retail Sales --/0.2%/-5.1% Expected to increase 0.2% on [...]

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 [...]