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Tanzania and Kenya making progress on non-tariff trade pact

It has been a quiet start to the week in terms of first tier economic data. Speaking of which, Treasury Secretary Ukur Yatani said that Kenya's Q1 tax income grew by 31% to KES 416.8bn. Tax income in the three months through September increased from ...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 19 October 2021

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

Bearish bias in the Kenyan Shilling persists, Uganda's CB to keep rates on hold

It has been a relatively quiet start to the week, with the US enjoying a holiday on Monday. While inflation risks are skewed to the upside, headline inflation in Uganda remains benign. At the start of the week, the USD has regained a firmer footing, ...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 12 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

Thin liquidity expected today, oil in focus as global inflation fears intensify

Surprisingly, the impact of the payrolls release on the USD was minimal. This was the fastest pace of price growth in the economy since February 2018. Headline inflation in Mozambique accelerated further in September, coming in at 6.04% y/y from 5.61...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 11 October 2021