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Botswana ranks amongst the most fiscally prudent in ETM's fiscal risk model

Sentiment towards the USD has improved or rather, global growth sentiment has deteriorated and a rotation back towards the USD is now evident. Since November, the tourism sector has been further battered by a decision to ban incoming flights to the c...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 19 January 2022

Fitch downgrades Ghana, oil hits a 7-year high

Commodities are in focus this morning. Equally faith in the longer term strength of the dollar is fading and this could well underpin the yellow metal going forward. Specifically, tax income in the six months through December grew by nearly a third t...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 17 January 2022

South Africa bonds remain resilient

Prevailing logic suggests that the USD should appreciate further in the coming months due to the divergence in monetary policy that exists between the US and its major trading partners, yet yesterday, the exact opposite happened. More recently, the a...
ETM Analytics Takudzwa
Takudzwa Ndawona @ ETM Analytics 23 December 2021

Africa's best-performing stocks of 2021; 5 names that have delivered this year

The heavyweight Johannesburg market has had a solid year, giving a US$ total return of around 17%, with strong showings from MTN Group, Sasol and Investec, in particular, offsetting weakness from Naspers and Prosus. South Africa's solid market perfor...
Tellimer Research Rahul
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 21 December 2021
Africa's best-performing stocks of 2021; 5 names that have delivered this year
Africa's best-performing stocks of 2021; 5 names that have delivered this year

All eyes on the Bank of Uganda today

On Friday, Fed Governor Chris Weller indicated that a rate hike would likely be warranted shortly after the bank ends its bond purchases in March. As a result, the USD is looking to break out of a bull flag formation to retest highs last seen in June...
ETM Analytics Lloyd
Lloyd Miller @ ETM Analytics 20 December 2021

Egypt maintains one of the highest real rates in the world

The initial upbeat assessment of the FOMC decision to accelerate the taper and signal three rate hikes next year appears to be fading already. A rebound in economic activities has weighed on the GHS given the economy's structure which is largely depe...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 17 December 2021