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Regional Fixed Income Strategy

We believe that the majority of recent gains in fixed income markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are now behind us, and we reaffirm our neutral-bearish outlook on debt markets...

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CEMAC Rates To Remain Stable In 2014

Contained inflation in most states and a regional economic recovery make it unlikely that the BEAC will cut rates again in 2014. Were the central bank to act, however, BMI stresses that Central...

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Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

The 200bps rate hike and new rules for foreign exchange will have a negative impact on real GDP growth in Ghana. We are unconvinced that the moves will arrest the decline of the cedi, but we do...

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Regional Equity Strategy

A number of African equity markets are poised for further losses as US tapering causes money to be pulled out - the Johannesburg All-Share Index looks weak, especially technically. We are removing...

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