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Nigeria is no longer an oil-driven economy

Forex: Kenya’s foreign exchange level drops below the central bank’s statutory requirement. Fixed Income: Ghana shows signs of fiscal constraint, but fiscal distress risks remain acute. Macroeconomic: Oil’s contribution to Nigeria’s economy has almos...
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Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 25 November 2022

Kenyan Eurobonds outperform on signs of fiscal consolidation

Forex: Kenya’s foreign currency reserves plunge to a multi-year low. Fixed Income: Kenya’s Eurobond rally gains momentum after National Treasury says it plans to cut the budget deficit. Macroeconomic: Inflation in Ghana continues to surge as currency...
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Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 10 November 2022

Nigeria backtracks on partial debt restructuring, market volatility surges

Forex: The Zambian kwacha is now significantly overvalued. Fixed Income: Nigerian CDSs rise on the back of debt restructuring uncertainty. Macroeconomic: Thinning global market liquidity is amplifying fiscal pressures in Africa.
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 14 October 2022

IMF downwardly revises its SSA growth forecasts, will the USD reverse course?

Forex: USD is significantly overvalued. Fixed Income: Market implied probability of a default in Ghana has surged in recent months. Macroeconomic: IMF downwardly revises its global growth forecast.
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 12 October 2022

Angola and Nigeria are major contributors to the OPEC+ oil supply gap

Forex: Kenya’s wide current account deficit continues to weigh on the shilling. Fixed Income: Sell-off in Zambian Eurobonds has halted for now. Macroeconomic: Angola and Nigeria are major contributors to the OPEC+ oil supply gap.
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 4 October 2022

African bond rout deepens, Angola bucks trend and cuts rates

Forex: Egyptian pound is flirting with a break above 20.0000 to the USD. Fixed Income: Sell-off in African bonds deepens as market conditions worsen. Macroeconomic: While most African central banks are hiking, the Bank of Angola decided to cut rates....
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 27 September 2022