We publish a range of reports designed to directly address the information needs of both, professional investors and senior business decision makers engaged in Africa expansion. These reports span up-to-the-minute alerts and weekly newsletters on the continent to country-specific quarterly reports.
Fixed Income Daily: Bond market and currency metrics for African capital markets
Namibia – Tight-end marginal rates trending lower despite deterioration in inflation outlook. We expect inflation reached the bottom of the cycle in April and should increase steadily during the remai...
Daily Africa Insight: An overview of today’s key events and developments
Malawi: Inflation trends lower as food price pressure softens. Mozambique: Higher oil prices continue to leave a mark on inflation. Namibia: External debt stock drops slightly in Q1. South...
Weekly Africa Insight: Overview of the past week’s political and macroeconomic developments
Angola: Surprise interest rate reduction (Jul 18). Angola: Disinflation continues to slow in June (Jul 16). Botswana: Food and communication costs drive inflation lower (Jul 16). Central A...
Talking Point: South Africa - Repo rate left unchanged, but inflation forecasts worsen
The South African Reserve Bank’s (Sarb) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announced on Thursday, July 19, its decision to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.5% following its fourth meeting of the year. T...
Uganda: GDP growth expected at 5.9% this year, driven by infrastructure development and expansion of services
GDP growth is expected to ease to 5.9% this year from 6.4% in 2017 due to a slowdown in agricultural sector growth. The sector recorded a disappointing 0.1% q-o-q growth rate in Q1 2018 on declining c...
Lesotho Quarterly Update: Economic growth expected to drop slightly this year, but prospects remain positive
Economic growth improved modestly to 3.1% last year from 2.9% in 2016. Growth is expected to remain steady over the medium term, buoyed by textile manufacturing, diamond mining and large water project...
Talking Point: Mozambique - Higher oil prices continue to leave a mark on inflation
The National Institute of Statistics (INE) recently released June’s consumer price index (CPI) data. According to the INE, CPI inflation was recorded at 4.4% y-o-y in June, compared to 3.3% y-o-y in t...
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#SouthAfrica repo rate left unchanged, but Sarb’s medium-term #inflation outlook deteriorates
#ElizeKruger, our senior economist at #NKCAfricanEconomics covering #SouthAfrica, noted yesterday that consumer inflation surprised on the downside, despite another month of hefty fuel price increases. iol.co.za/business-repor…
#SouthAfrica - Weak #economic data released over the past few weeks signals that there are limited demand-driven pricing pressures helping to contain inflation, according to NKC economist #ElizeKruger. businesslive.co.za/bd/economy/201…
#Mozambique’s inflation rises further to 4.4% in June as the cost of transport continue to drive inflation due to higher oil prices.
#Namibia external #debt stock drops slightly in Q1
#Malawi’s inflation trends lower to 8.6% in June as food price pressures continue to soften, after some earlier pressure due to drought conditions and the fall armyworm outbreak.
#Elize Kruger, our Economist for #South Africa, indicated on SABC Digital News that consumer inflation increased in June. youtu.be/3IPyyo3tnKA
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