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Moody's downgrades Ethiopia, Fitch leaves Egypt's rating unchanged

Improved risk sentiment has seen the USD come under some pressure. Uganda: Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Finance and Treasury Ramathan Ggoobi said that GDP growth is forecast to accelerate from 3.4% in 2020/21 to 3.8% in 2021/2022. Against this...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 21 October 2021

Ghana's Eurobonds sell-off as fiscal outlook worsens, KES extends losses

In addition to the release of the Fed's Beige Book, a host of Fed speakers will take to the podium today and offer further guidance on the outlook for Fed policy. Over $330mn is expected to be raised by selling stakes in the companies that are yet to...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 20 October 2021

Flattening bias in global bonds likely to persist as inflation fears intensify

The USD has come under some pressure following much weaker than expected data that was released yesterday. Levels this high were last seen in 1994 and it shows a severe tightness in the market. Ghana: Speaking at the Ghana Economic Forum, Bank of Gha...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 19 October 2021
Flattening bias in global bonds likely to persist as inflation fears intensify
Flattening bias in global bonds likely to persist as inflation fears intensify

Downside surprise in China's Q3 GDP reading a concern for African countries

After retreating towards the back end of last week to end the week on the defensive, the USD appears to have found a firmer footing this morning, although underlying momentum is still lacking. Strong earnings results and a strong US retail sales repo...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 18 October 2021
Downside surprise in China's Q3 GDP reading a concern for African countries
Downside surprise in China's Q3 GDP reading a concern for African countries

IMF downgrades global growth outlook, US CPI and FOMC minutes in focus

All eyes will be on the US inflation data which is due for release later this evening as well as the FOMC minutes, both of which have the ability to unseat the current status quo, especially in the near term. The report titled “International Debt Sta...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 13 October 2021

Africa FX vol remains muted, EM bond rout persists amid taper tantrum fears

Yesterday thin trading conditions in some markets was the result of the Columbus Day public holiday. Algeria: President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has said that the International Monetary Fund's advice to reverse its long-standing policy and take on foreig...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 12 October 2021