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Leigh Riley
All Hail The Rand By Leigh Riley - Mar 20, 2017 2

The Rand has been stoic in the face of rising interest rates in the United States, all though this was the first time we have had a “sure thing” in the way of an expected hike from the US ...

James Paynter
Weekly Rand Review By James Paynter - Mar 20, 2017 6

Well, where do we even start reviewing a week like this? In perhaps one of the most startling turnarounds of the year, the rand pulled off a heist of note, and turned the whole week around ...

Investing.com
Twitter: Here's How To Time A Buy By Investing.com - Mar 21, 2017

by Chaim Siegel of Elazar Advisors, LLC After speaking directly with the company, we came away with the sense that if you want to buy Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) shares, the only way to do it is when you get ...

Kathy Lien
All Quiet On The FX Front By Kathy Lien - Mar 21, 2017

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. Compared to the last 2 weeks when there were a number of central bank rate decisions and other key events, this SHOULD be a ...

Kathy Lien
GBP’s On Brexit Watch By Kathy Lien - Mar 17, 2017

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. Who would have thought that when the Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 25bp, the U.S. dollar would tank? But that's ...

Chantal Marx
The Week Ahead – 20 March 2017   By Chantal Marx - Mar 20, 2017

Some of the local earnings releases to take note of this week include: Advtech (Full Year Results): Management expects headline earnings per share (HEPS) to rise by between 37% and 42% y/y. This ...

Kathy Lien
JPY Bounces Off 111, EUR Tests 1.08 By Kathy Lien - 3 hours ago

By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management. In the last 48 hours, risk aversion has swept through the foreign-exchange market sending all of the major currencies lower. ...

Jeffrey Halley
Oil Settles Into A Range (For Now) By Jeffrey Halley - Mar 20, 2017

Despite an early sell-off in Asia trading, crude has rallied to rest almost unchanged on the day. All said crude has held up reasonably well as the week starts, following Friday’s Baker Hughes ...

Marc Chandler
Emerging Markets: Week Ahead Preview By Marc Chandler - Mar 20, 2017

EM FX had a stellar week, ending on a strong note in the aftermath of what the market perceived as a dovish Fed hike Wednesday. Every EM currency except ARS was up on the week vs. USD, with the best ...

Cannon Asset Managers
Making Cents - Weekly Outlook By Cannon Asset Managers  - Mar 17, 2017

Strengthening 4.8% against the US dollar from R13.33 to R12.69, the South African rand became one of the largest talking points this week within the financial sector. As anticipated by the general ...

The Gold Report
Gold Sector Cycle Is Down By The Gold Report - Mar 20, 2017

Technical analyst Jack Chan charts the latest moves in the gold and silver sectors. Our proprietary cycle indicator is down. The gold sector is on a long-term buy signal. Long-term signals can last...

FxGrow
Japanese Yen Sharpens Ahead of Local Data By FxGrow - Mar 21, 2017

U.S Dollar lost the tight grip and all rivals are taking advantage of pale greenback with 99.53 low today and U.S index on the path of further losses. USD/JPY currently bearish and the pair added ...

John Maynard
SA's Manufacturing Industry By John Maynard - Mar 16, 2017

In today's blog we take a look at South Africa's manufacturing industry in more detail. From its hay days in the early 90's to its struggling position it finds itself in these days, thanks largely due...