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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

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

SA extends hard lockdown, Moody's leaves Niger's credit rating unchanged

Although the week will start off quietly with very little data on offer, the week ahead will be an important one in that earnings season will offer further insight into the state of corporate America in the midst of growth concerns, new COVID-19 vari...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 12 July 2021

Taper tantrum fears weigh on the outlook for African bonds

Financial markets have become uncertain ever since the FOMC decision and the labour data which followed. Data from the Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) quarterly bulletin showed that Ghana recorded a current account deficit of - $370.85mn in Q1, compared to a s...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 7 July 2021
Taper tantrum fears weigh on the outlook for African bonds
Taper tantrum fears weigh on the outlook for African bonds

World Bank paints a rosy fiscal outlook for Kenya, near term risks persist

Forex: Headline inflation in Kenya surges to a 16-month high of 6.3% at the end of Q2. Fixed Income: World Bank expects Kenya to post a primary budget surplus in 2024. Macroeconomic: Morocco’s economy rebounds in Q1 2021, helped by strong growth in t...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 1 July 2021

EM inflows rebound last week, S&P upwardly revises its 2021 EM GDP forecast

There are worrying signs that the Delta variant is becoming a feature in the US. Part of the reason behind the dip in bond yields overnight has been concerns that the Delta variant will further constrain growth. The dollar gains seen post the FOMC we...
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Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 29 June 2021