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Mozambique's fiscal position worsens, Ghanaian Cedi extends losses

The dollar is currently pinned with investors awaiting the release of the next round of US employment statistics which starts today with the ADP numbers. Rising COVID-19 cases and slowing manufacturing in both the United States and China have taken t...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 4 August 2021

Ghana: Making strides towards a cash-lite economy as mobile money usage soars

The latest mobile money statistics show strong growth, boosted by regulatory changes. Ghana’s attempts to combat fraud are delivering results. Collaboration between telcos and banks has bolstered the digital payment system.
Tellimer Research Gbemisola
Gbemisola Ogungbade @ Tellimer Research 3 August 2021
Ghana: Making strides towards a cash-lite economy as mobile money usage soars
Ghana: Making strides towards a cash-lite economy as mobile money usage soars

Commodities continue to rally, bolstering commodity supper-cycle bets

The dollar index has managed to gain a foothold after closing below the 92.00 mark overnight. Investors pushed back the timing of taper expectations from the Fed and this put tactical long dollar traders to the sword. The issuance was up 20% compared...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 30 July 2021
Commodities continue to rally, bolstering commodity supper-cycle bets
Commodities continue to rally, bolstering commodity supper-cycle bets

IMF adds to inflation fears ahead of FOMC decision

Today’s Fed meeting will be closely watched given what happened in June when a shift in the Dot Plots roiled markets and saw investors drastically bring forward their bets on the timing of rate hikes. According to the CBK this is “important for monet...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 28 July 2021

Ghana: Fiscal deficit is above target at 4.6% of GDP in Jan-May

Deficit exceeds target as revenue and grants underperform. Expenditures are also below projection but to lesser extent. Primary deficit is also above target suggesting public debt increase beyond planned.
EmergingMarketWatch Research
Research Team @ EmergingMarketWatch 27 July 2021

African central banks maintain policy accommodation amid Delta variant risks 

The USD remains underpinned with the USD index holding north of the 92.50 mark as we enter the new trading session. While inflation remains exceptionally high and well above the CNB’s target, it is widely expected that policymakers will opt to keep r...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 27 July 2021
African central banks maintain policy accommodation amid Delta variant risks 
African central banks maintain policy accommodation amid Delta variant risks