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Africa to receive its first batch of 400mn doses of J&J vaccines

FX markets watched the ECB closely, taking in comments by the ECB President Christine Lagarde before making a further call on the outlook for the dollar. It is also instructive to note that the cash price of copper over its 3m equivalent has widened ...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 23 July 2021

African sovereigns to take advantage of strong demand for social bonds

The FX markets have seen a strong rotation to the traditional safe haven currencies over the past 24 hours as the market focuses squarely on the risks associated with the rising Delta COVID-19 variant cases across the globe. Note that Kenya’s public ...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 20 July 2021

Southern Africa Weekly Report: 19-23 July 2021

In recent weeks, the macroeconomic backdrop has shifted significantly, with concerns arising over the sustainability of the global economic recovery. How much further the index can rise remains to be seen with the balance of risks to the economic out...
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Daron Hendricks @ ETM Analytics 20 July 2021

Africa records 43% weekly rise in coronavirus deaths as public fatigue sets in

Hopes for Chinese stimulus following a disappointing GDP figure from the world’s second largest economy continued to filter through the base metal markets yesterday. The June year on year print came in at 8.2% y/y from 6.2% y/y in May, while the mont...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 16 July 2021

Inflation fears in South Africa rise as parts of the country go up in flames

Gold remains steadfast in its climb higher, albeit in small increments at the moment. Recall recent data from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) showed that the current account deficit widened to 5.5% of GDP in the 12 months to May from 5.2% of GDP in t...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 14 July 2021
Inflation fears in South Africa rise as parts of the country go up in flames
Inflation fears in South Africa rise as parts of the country go up in flames

Southern Africa Weekly Report: 12-16 July 2021

The global economy is entering the fastest stage of the 2021 recovery. While this has set the stage for a substantially stronger rebound in the third quarter, the outbreak of the more transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant threatens to derail efforts t...
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Daron Hendricks @ ETM Analytics 12 July 2021