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Global bonds facing the worst year in a decade, African bonds remain resilient

The USD came under considerable pressure yesterday afternoon despite the inflation data being a little stronger than anticipated and the Fed minutes offering very little new. The decision comes as Morocco embarks on a sweeping program championed by i...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 14 October 2021

Policymakers in Ghana keep benchmark rate unchanged, focus on economic recovery

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) on Monday kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 13.5% for a second straight meeting as policymakers opted to shore up an economy that is recovering at a slower pace than expected. According to the BoG, the strong reser...
ETM Analytics Takudzwa
Takudzwa Ndawona @ ETM Analytics 1 October 2021

African Bond Index loses more than 2% in September amid taper fears

Ahead of some key data, the USD remains on the front foot. The bearish tone has continued this morning in Asia with the benchmark 3m LME contract trading 0.5% lower. Food prices that rose 10.6% may increase further in the months ahead as Kenya battle...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 1 October 2021

Foreign investors dump SA bonds in September, African FX broadly weaker

China remains the central pivot for most base metal products and as such any data that is released from the economic powerhouse is watched closely. The official PMI number for September dipped below the 50 mark which denotes expansion coming in at 49...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 30 September 2021

Zambian Eurobonds sell off amid reports of undisclosed debts owed to China

The USD for now remains on the front foot, but the modest overnight retreat in the US 10yr has taken some of the momentum out of the market. Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne has also said that If the Mozambique project doesn’t restart by 2022, that it will...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 29 September 2021

Oil breaches $80/bbl, emerging market USD bonds suffer massive outflows

Yesterday the USD found more support off the back of a steady rise in US Treasuries that are now starting to spook some riskier investment destinations. The adjustment was set to become effective on October 1 and could have further raised fuel prices...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 28 September 2021