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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...
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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

Zambian Kwacha underperforming its regional peers in October

Investors will have a number of key data releases to watch this week, with the focus primarily on South African markets. However, recent vehicle sales figures were weak and feed into the view that supply chains are under pressure. More broadly, inves...
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Daron Hendricks @ 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
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Zambia provides more clarity on debt stock

In a statement yesterday, Finance Minister Musokotwane sought to “address the information gaps” on Zambia’s external debt position. That said, given Zambia’s weak track record on fiscal and debt transparency, the absence of hidden debt from Musokotwa...
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Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 8 October 2021
Zambia provides more clarity on debt stock
Zambia provides more clarity on debt stock

All eyes on US jobs report, AfCFTA gets $7bn in support from AfDB

The USD has continued to trade in a non-comital manner ahead of non-farm release payrolls data this afternoon. A net increase of 500k has already been priced in, as has an unemployment rate of 5.1% and wage increases of 4.6% y/y. The government’s tre...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 8 October 2021