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Egypt to attract $1bn in new investment after JP Morgan inclusion

Commodities are back in the spotlight this morning. Rising inflation in Namibia could potentially see the central bank become less accommodative in its approach. Despite all the domestic headwinds, including the deadly July lootings, a slow vaccine r...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 15 October 2021
Egypt to attract $1bn in new investment after JP Morgan inclusion
Egypt to attract $1bn in new investment after JP Morgan inclusion

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...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 14 October 2021

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

Angola looking to tap Eurobond market, WB provides upbeat SSA outlook

The USD finds itself in limbo territory after the stronger than anticipated ADP data yesterday and ahead of the payrolls numbers tomorrow. Growth will continue to accelerate through 2023, with the World Bank forecasting GDP expansion at 3.8% for then...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 7 October 2021