Takudzwa Ndawona

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Financial Markets Analyst @ ETM Analytics

Takudzwa Ndawona is a Financial Markets Analyst at ETM Analytics. He focuses on providing in-depth research and analysis on financial markets in emerging markets and Africa. Takudzwa has a Masters degree in Financial Markets from Rhodes University and is a member of the South African Institute of Financial Markets. Furthermore, Takudzwa is a published author in the Journal for Studies in Economics and Econometrics South Africa.

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Deteriorating terms of trade explain the Kenyan shilling's weakness

Global bond yields have stabilised this morning it seems, if what is happening in the UST market is anything to go by. In the near term risks have shifted to the downside as investors price for lower economic dynamism across the globe. While inflatio...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 24 June 2022

Fiscal alarms in Kenya sound after the Senate approves higher debt ceiling

Oil remains under pressure this morning, tracking a broader slump in commodity prices as recession fears continue to rip through the markets. These include the wearing of masks in public, curbs on gathering sizes, and border checks for COVID-19. Repo...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 23 June 2022

World Bank urges Nigeria to implement a more flexible FX system

The USD has regained its footing this morning, paring back almost all of yesterday’s losses after more hawkish Fed speak overnight. According to the World Bank, oil prices being the highest in nine years provides Nigeria with an opportunity to adjust...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 22 June 2022

Fitch revises Uganda's outlook, Zambian kwacha outperforming in Q2

After closing Monday’s session flat amid thin liquidity conditions due to a bank holiday in the US, the USD has edged lower this morning as markets remain focused on posturing from major central banks on the path of monetary policy. Volatility is als...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 21 June 2022

Rising interest rates are compounding fiscal risks in Africa

The USD has kicked off the new week on the back foot after the Fed’s Mester said on Sunday that the risk of a recession in the US economy is increasing. The Ghanaian government is relying on measures such as an electronic tax level of 1.5% to generat...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 20 June 2022

Bank of Botswana tightens, African FX to remain vulnerable

The USD plunged on Thursday as central banks in Europe ramped up their monetary policy tightening, narrowing the interest rate differential between major European economies and the US. According to Achi, international donors including the World Bank,...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 17 June 2022

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