macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Aug 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(31 Aug 2018)

3 month

(31 Oct 2018)

6 month

(31 Jan 2019)

12 month

(31 Jul 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 13.5 13.3 14.0 13.5
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 362.0 364.0 367.0 366.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.5
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 100.3 100.5 100.1 100.0
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,670.0 3,650.0 3,680.0 3,686.0
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,281.0 2,280.0 2,283.0 2,285.0
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.9 28.3 28.9 29.5
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 34.3 34.5 34.9 35.0
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 13.5 13.3 14.0 13.5
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 10.1 10.3 9.9 10.5
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 9.8 10.0 10.1 10.3
US Dollar Index (DXY) 94.5 95.0 93.7 95.3

macroafricaintel Weekly | 30 Jul

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
30 Jul Kenya Policy Rate, % 9.0 9.5
30 Jul South Africa PSCE, % yy Jun 2018 4.9 4.5
30 Jul South Africa M3, % yy Jun 2018 5.8 5.7
31 Jul Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 5.5 (0.2) 4.2 (-0.9)
31 Jul Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 2.5 (-0.1) 2.2 (-0.2)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 2.9 (0.1) 3.0 (0.1)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 3.8 (0.1) 3.4 (-0.4)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 3.2 (0.2) 3.1 (0.0)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 4.4 (0.4) 4.0 (0.3)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 11.0 (1.0) 11.2 (1.1)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 10.3 (1.0) 10.0 (1.0)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 4.7 (0.5) 4.6 (0.4)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 14.8 (1.1) 14.7 (2.0)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Jul 2018 1.9 (0.0) 1.0 (-0.7)

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Jul 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(31 Jul 2018)

3 month

(28 Sep 2018)

6 month

(31 Dec 2018)

12 month

(28 Jun 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 13.7 13.3 14.0 14.3
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 360.0 364.0 367.0 366.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.5
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 100.3 100.5 100.1 100.0
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,870.0 3,850.0 3,880.0 3,888.0
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,271.0 2,270.0 2,273.0 2,275.0
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.5 27.6 27.8 28.0
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 34.7 34.9 34.3 35.0
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 13.7 13.3 14.0 14.3
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 10.1 10.3 9.9 10.5
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 9.8 9.7 9.8 10.1
US Dollar Index (DXY) 94.5 95.0 93.7 95.3

macroafricaintel Weekly | 25 Jun

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
28 Jun South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 4.8 (0.8) 4.4 (1.0)
29 Jun South Africa PSCE, % yy May 2018 4.4 5.1
29 Jun South Africa M3, % yy May 2018 6.1 6.4
29 Jun Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 6.0 (0.7) 4.0 (1.0)
29 Jun Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 2.9 (0.5) 1.7 (0.5)
29 Jun Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Jun 2018 7.6 (0.4) 7.8 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 11 Jun

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
13 Jun South Africa Retail Sales, % yy Apr 2018 4.0 4.8
13 Jun Namibia Interest Rate, % 6.75 6.75
13 Jun Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 11.2 (0.7) 12.5 (0.8)
14 Jun Uganda Interest Rate, % 8.5 9.0
14 Jun South Africa Mining Production, % yy Apr 2018 0.2 -8.4
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.9 (0.7) 3.4 (1.3)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.8 (0.3) 3.6 (0.3)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 9.5 (0.7) 9.6 (0.9)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 4.6 (0.4) 4.5 (0.8)

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – June 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Currency   1 month

(29 Jun 2018)

3 month

(31 Aug 2018)

6 month

(30 Nov 2018)

12 month

(31 May 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 12.7 12.3 13.0 13.3
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 363.0 367.0 370.0 369.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.1
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 101.3 101.5 101.1 101.0
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,750.0 3,721.0 3,711.0 3,743.0
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,277.0 2,271.0 2,275.0 2,280.0
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.6 27.7 28.0 28.1
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 34.9 34.7 34.5 34.6
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 12.7 12.3 13.0 13.3
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 9.8 9.7 9.8 10.0
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 10.1 10.3 9.9 10.5
US Dollar Index (DXY) 94.0 94.1 93.7 95.3

macroafricaintel Weekly | 28 May

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
31 May South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.4 (0.1) 3.7 (-0.2)
Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 7.9 (0.5) 7.4 (0.6)
Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.9 (0.9) 3.7 (1.4)
Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 1.5 (0.3) 1.8 (0.3)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.7 (0.2) 4.2 (0.0)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 4.1 (0.5) 3.8 (0.4)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.9 (0.7) 3.4 (1.3)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 3.8 (0.3) 3.6 (0.3)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 11.2 (0.7) 12.5 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 9.5 (0.7) 9.6 (0.9)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 4.6 (0.4) 4.5 (0.8)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 13.8 (0.9) 13.7 (0.9)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) May 2018 2.9 (0.2) 3.7 (-2.0)

macroafricaintel | #Africa #FX Monthly – May 2018

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Currency   1 month

(31 May 2018)

3 month

(31 Jul 2018)

6 month

(31 Oct 2018)

12 month

(30 Apr 2019)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 12.5 12.1 13.0 13.3
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 361.0 363.0 350.0 367.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.1
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 100.3 100.5 100.1 101.0
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,750 3,721 3,711 3,743
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,277 2,271 2,275 2,280
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.7 27.9 28.1 28.5
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 34.9 34.7 34.5 34.6
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 12.5 12.1 13.0 13.3
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 9.7 9.6 9.8 10.1
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 9.8 9.7 9.9 10.0
US Dollar Index (DXY) 93.0 93.1 92.7 95.0

macroafricaintel Weekly | 30 Apr

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
30 Apr South Africa M3, % yy Mar 2018 5.3 6.9
30 Apr Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.1 (0.7) 4.2 (1.4)
Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 2.0 (0.5) 2.0 (0.5)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 4.2 (0.2) 4.7 (0.0)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.9 (0.5) 3.9 (1.2)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 2.3 (0.3) 2.8 (0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.4 (0.2) 3.5 (0.1)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 12.2 (0.6) 13.3 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 9.6 (0.9) 10.4 (1.1)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.9 (0.2) 3.8 (0.4)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 14.4 (0.9) 15.2 (1.6)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 6.4 (0.6) 6.7 (0.6)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 23 Apr

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
26 Apr South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Mar 2018 4.1 (0.3) 4.2 (-0.3)
30 Apr South Africa M3, % yy Mar 2018 5.3 6.9
30 Apr Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.1 (0.7) 4.2 (1.4)
Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 2.0 (0.5) 2.0 (0.5)
Seychelles CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 4.2 (0.2) 4.7 (0.0)
Tanzania CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.9 (0.5) 3.9 (1.2)
Botswana CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 2.3 (0.3) 2.8 (0.1)
Namibia CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.4 (0.2) 3.5 (0.1)
Nigeria CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 12.2 (0.6) 13.3 (0.8)
Ghana CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 9.6 (0.9) 10.4 (1.1)
South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 3.9 (0.2) 3.8 (0.4)
Ethiopia CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 14.4 (0.9) 15.2 (1.6)
Mauritius CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 6.4 (0.6) 6.7 (0.6)
Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Apr 2018 7.5 (0.7) 7.1 (1.3)