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Daily Market Commentary: 2 July 2019

By | 2020-06-22T10:48:08+02:00 July 2nd, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: ·       Risk off overnight as global growth concerns are in the spotlight and US turns its sanctions attention to Europe, SAGBs weaken in line with EM ·       USDZAR holds largely steady ·       Oil edged lower as investors weighed troubling economic data from around the world against OPEC’s extension [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 27 May 2019

By | 2020-06-22T10:53:12+02:00 May 27th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGBs maintain bull steepening bias after the dovish SARB, yields marginally lower across the curve from a week ago Local markets now await the announcement of the cabinet WTI oil held gains above $58 a barrel after American explorers reduced drilling activity to the least in more than [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 14 May 2019

By | 2020-06-22T10:55:10+02:00 May 14th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Steepening pressure continues, although SAGBs trade reasonably well amid political hype Global uncertainty weighs on Oil prices higher, though gains were checked amid an escalation in the trade war between the US and China Trade war woes drag equity markets lower If you are looking for [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 10 May 2019

By | 2020-06-22T10:55:22+02:00 May 10th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: Risk trades poorly amid renewed trade tensions, SAGBs resilient amid global risk-off Trade wars escalate between the US and China Oil climbed along with Asian stocks and currencies as the first day of the latest round of trade talks ended without drama in Washington The JSE, European and [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 9 May 2019

By | 2020-06-22T10:55:28+02:00 May 9th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB maintains steepening bias ahead of local elections, thin liquidity expected ahead of the results USDZAR holds steady after elections Oil dropped after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his rhetoric against China, dimming hopes the world’s two biggest economies can avert a resumption of their trade war Trade [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 6 May 2019

By | 2020-06-22T10:55:40+02:00 May 6th, 2019|Markets and Research|

Today we are taking a look at: SAGB yields curve marginally steeper last week on risk off Trade talks between China and the US now in doubt Oil tumbled toward $60 a barrel as President Donald Trump threw trade talks between the world’s two largest economies into disarray with a threat to raise tariffs on [...]