US markets

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 23 October 2020

By | 2020-10-23T08:39:35+02:00 October 23rd, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies Rand remains resilient. Commodities Oil headed for a slight weekly; Gold prices dipped. Equities The JSE and European markets end lower, while the US and Asian markets trade firmer on the prospect of more fiscal stimulus.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 23/10 UK Retail Sales --/3.7%/2.8% Consumers remain cautious at the back of [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 1 October 2020

By | 2020-10-01T09:08:13+02:00 October 1st, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies The rand ends the quarter on the front foot. Commodities Oil prices were little changed; Gold steady. Equities US markets returned +8.5% for the quarter as the much-awaited next stimulus package gained some traction in Congress; no read-through from Asian markets, as most are off for holidays.   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 30/09 [...]

Daily Market Commentary Flash Note – 26 August 2020

By | 2020-08-26T09:33:38+02:00 August 26th, 2020|Markets and Research|

Currencies A resilient rand holds steady. Commodities Oil held at a five-month high as Hurricane Laura bore down on key refining facilities on the US. Equities US markets make new highs again; Asia less impressed today, trading mostly lower; all eyes on Jackson Hole tomorrow!   Date Region Event Actual/Expected/Prior Implications 25/08 US New Home [...]