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Christie Viljoen
Inflation Declines in July By Christie Viljoen - Jul 19, 2017

SARB MPC meeting concludes on Thursday Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on July 19th that headline inflation decreased from 5.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) in May to 5.1% y-o-y in June. This was ...

Maura Feddersen
Too Early For Lower Interest Rates? By Maura Feddersen - Jul 19, 2017

In recent official statements by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has been sending some cautiously positive signals about interest rates. SARB Governor ...

Marc Chandler
Emerging Markets: Preview Of The Week Ahead By Marc Chandler - Jul 17, 2017

(from my colleague Dr. Win Thin) EM FX ended the week on a firm note, helped by softer than expected US data. Indeed, EM FX was up across the board for the entire week and was led by BRL, MXN, and ...

Vlastimil Selbicky
Brexit: We need to think twice By Vlastimil Selbicky - Jul 10, 2017

“It is difficult to get rid of resentment towards those who don't exist.” United Kingdom is one of the most over-crowded country in the world and perhaps the most over-crowded country in ...

Chantal Marx
FNB Monthly Wrap-Up – June 2017   By Chantal Marx - Jul 10, 2017

The Platinum price came under pressure in June along with its yellow counterpart and few drivers emerged boost the price. EU car registrations rebounded to pre-financial crisis highs. Major markets in...

Steve Larter
ALSI Analysis | 9 July 2017 By Steve Larter - Jul 10, 2017 1

Hi Traders. This week saw some interesting movement as the rand slumped to R13.34 to the US dollar on the back of the news that the ANC was debating the independence of the South African Reserve Bank....

Marc Chandler
Preview: Emerging Markets By Marc Chandler - Jul 10, 2017

(from my colleague Dr. Win Thin) EM FX closed last week on a firm note, as the stronger than expected US jobs gain was mitigated by lower than expected average hourly earnings. Still, we believe that ...

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