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Nigeria readies to issue its first Eurobond in 3 years, China contagion risk

China remains the focal point from an international perspective given the impact that the potential collapse of the Evergrande Group will have on the price of base metals and sentiment in general. Shipments have been rising over the past seven months...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 17 September 2021

AU condemns military takeover in Guinea, Moody's leaves Ghana's rating unchanged

Global markets were fixated on the latest US jobs report on Friday. With valuations high, stock markets will be vulnerable to a correction from current levels if the disappointing performance in the data does not prove temporary. With food price infl...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 6 September 2021

Dollar slides following dovish remarks at Jackson Hole

The main event worth covering this morning were the developments that began on Friday and extended over the weekend. Should the labour market data this week miss expectations, the USD will find itself further on the defensive. Note that the Cedi has ...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 30 August 2021

Zambian Kwacha strengthens to a more than 16-month high amid election euphoria

The USD has corrected lower this morning. Zimbabwe: Speaking on Friday, Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya forecast the current account surplus to narrow to $620mn this year from $1.1bn in 2020. The auction was successful, with the central bank allo...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 23 August 2021

Uganda leaves rates on hold, Nigeria faces S&P credit rating

The USD consolidated overnight with no fresh impetus to offer the greenback directional momentum into the weekend. The price of copper slipped yesterday but this morning we have seen the bid tone return as two mines in Chile went on strike. Services ...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 13 August 2021

Is China pulling the handbrake on loans to Africa?

Is China pulling the handbrake on loans to Africa? In Africa, reports suggest that a combination of rising bad debt by BRI borrowers and China’s shrinking and increasingly introspective economy, aggravated by COVID-19 lockdowns, forced Beijing to con...
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Takudzwa Ndawona @ ETM Analytics 4 August 2021