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Ghana's economic recovery comes at the cost of worsening public finances

Global markets remain focused on monetary policy. Exports meanwhile rose 6.7% m/m to 455.22mn and 52.2% y/y amid an improvement in economic activity following the easing of lockdown measures that had disrupted trade activities in May last year. With ...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 21 July 2021

African sovereigns to take advantage of strong demand for social bonds

The FX markets have seen a strong rotation to the traditional safe haven currencies over the past 24 hours as the market focuses squarely on the risks associated with the rising Delta COVID-19 variant cases across the globe. Note that Kenya’s public ...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 20 July 2021

Paris Club cancels $14.1bn of Sudan's debts, remittance inflows supporting KES

Last week’s data card featured evidence of a continued recovery in the US labour market and relatively strong retail sector performance. Data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) showed that remittance inflows in Kenya remained strong in June, coming...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 19 July 2021

Ethiopia: Election passes as conflict worsens

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party (PP) won 410 out of the 436 contested seats in Ethiopia's parliamentary election held on 21 June, according to results announced by the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) on Saturday. A new governm...
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Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 15 July 2021
Ethiopia: Election passes as conflict worsens
Ethiopia: Election passes as conflict worsens

Fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray region erupts, Kenyan bond auction oversubscribed

Fed Chairman Powell addressed the House Financial Services Committee yesterday and predictably stuck to the Fed's script, pledging as much support as was needed to ensure that the economic recovery completed. The longer-dated 2033 and 2046 bonds mean...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 15 July 2021

Inflation fears in South Africa rise as parts of the country go up in flames

Gold remains steadfast in its climb higher, albeit in small increments at the moment. Recall recent data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) showed that the current account deficit widened to 5.5% of GDP in the 12 months to May from 5.2% of GDP in t...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 14 July 2021
Inflation fears in South Africa rise as parts of the country go up in flames
Inflation fears in South Africa rise as parts of the country go up in flames