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Ghana’s Domestic Debt Exchange is set to take place today

Forex: Is the worst over for the Ghanaian cedi? Fixed Income: Kenya’s infrastructure bond sale last week was undersubscribed. Macroeconomic: Egypt’s economy-wide PMI falls sharply in November.
ETM Analytics Alexa
Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 5 December 2022

African Eurobond rally likely to persist as risk sentiment remains upbeat

Forex: Unfavourable current account dynamics are compounding pressure on the Kenyan shilling. Fixed Income: African Eurobonds rally on Friday, gains led by Ghana and Angola. Macroeconomic: Tight aluminium supplies present an opportunity for African p...
ETM Analytics Alexa
Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 7 November 2022

Naira plunges, Botswana keeps rates unchanged

Forex: Nigerian naira plunges to a fresh low in the parallel market. Fixed Income: Nigeria’s debt-to-GDP ratio is expected to jump as government converts CB loans to bonds. Macroeconomic: Surprise decision sees Botswana keep interest rates unchanged.
ETM Analytics Lloyd
Lloyd Miller @ ETM Analytics 21 October 2022

Italy's shift right: Impact on European EM (Russia, Hungary, Greece, Turkey)

Victory for rightist, anti-EU coalition of Meloni, albeit with under-performance by more radical partner Salvini. Within European EM, potentially positive for Hungary, Russia, Turkey and negative for Greece, Morocco, Tunisia, Ukraine. The more Meloni...
Tellimer Research Hasnain
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 26 September 2022
Italy's shift right: Impact on European EM (Russia, Hungary, Greece, Turkey)
Italy's shift right: Impact on European EM (Russia, Hungary, Greece, Turkey)

African bonds are in bear market territory, shipping costs fall

Forex: Nigerian naira remains near its weakest level on record. Fixed Income: African bonds remain in bear market territory. Macroeconomic: Freight rates ease as global trade starts to stagnate  .
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 9 September 2022

Demand for African assets remains healthy, Mozambique secures WB funding

Forex: Kenyan shilling plunges to weakest level on record. Fixed Income: Net flows to US-listed Africa exchange-traded funds were positive last week. Macroeconomic: The relationship between India and Africa continues to strengthen.
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 23 August 2022