macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Dec-17

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Currency   1 month

(29 Dec 2017)

3 month

(28 Feb 2018)

6 month

(31 May 2018)

12 month

(30 Nov 2018)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR) 14.0 13.6 13.3 13.1
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN) 361.0 365.0 350.0 315.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS) 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.7
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES) 103.0 103.5 103.1 102.5
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX) 3,637 3,631 3,630 3,640
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS) 2,237 2,231 2,235 2,230
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB) 27.5 27.8 28.1 28.6
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR) 33.7 33.1 33.3 33.5
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD) 14.0 13.6 13.3 13.1
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP) 10.5 10.3 10.1 10.0
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW) 10.1 9.9 9.7 9.5
US Dollar Index (DXY) 93.0 92.7 94.1 93.3

macroafricaintel Weekly | 27 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
27 Nov Ghana Policy Rate, % 21.0 21.0
30 Nov South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.8 (0.5) 5.2 (0.7)
29 Nov South Africa M3, % yy Oct 2017 5.9 6.7
29 Nov South Africa PSCE, % yy Oct 2017 6.3 5.6
30 Nov Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 5.1 (0.1) 5.7 (-0.6)
30 Nov Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 4.5 (0.4) 4.8 (0.3)
30 Nov Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Nov 2017 5.4 (0.5) 6.4 (0.4)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 20 Nov [Update*]

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
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*Update includes Nigeria GDP growth forecast; data scheduled for release on 20 November.

Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
20 Nov Nigeria GDP, % yy Q3 2017 0.8 0.6
21 Nov Nigeria Policy Rate, % 14.0 14.0
22 Nov Zambia Policy Rate, % 10.0 11.0
22 Nov South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.8 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)
23 Nov South Africa Policy Rate, % 6.75 6.75
23 Nov Kenya Policy Rate, % 10.0 10.0

macroafricaintel Weekly | 20 Nov

By Rafiq Raji, PhD
Twitter: @DrRafiqRaji

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
21 Nov Nigeria Policy Rate, % 14.0 14.0
22 Nov Zambia Policy Rate, % 10.0 11.0
22 Nov South Africa CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 4.8 (0.3) 5.1 (0.5)
23 Nov South Africa Policy Rate, % 6.75 6.75
23 Nov Kenya Policy Rate, % 10.0 10.0

macroafricaintel | Africa FX Monthly – Nov 2017

By Rafiq Raji, PhD

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Currency   1 month

(30 Nov 2017)

3 month

(31 Jan 2018)

6 month

(30 Apr 2018)

12 month

(31 Oct 2018)

South African Rand (USD:ZAR)   14.0 13.6 13.3 13.1
Nigerian Naira (USD:NGN)   361.0 365.0 350.0 315.0
Ghanaian Cedi (USD:GHS)   4.5 4.6 4.1 3.7
Kenyan Shilling (USD:KES)   104.0 103.5 103.0 102.5
Ugandan Shilling (USD:UGX)   3,657 3,653 3,650 3,640
Tanzanian Shilling (USD:TZS)   2,247 2,241 2,245 2,240
Ethiopian Birr (USD:ETB)   27.5 27.8 28.1 28.6
Mauritian Rupee (USD:MUR)   34.7 34.1 34.3 34.5
Namibian Dollar (USD:NAD)   14.0 13.6 13.3 13.1
Botswanan Pula (USD:BWP)   10.5 10.3 10.1 10.0
Zambian Kwacha (USD:ZMW)   9.9 9.7 9.5 9.0
US Dollar Index (DXY)   95.0 94.7 96.1 95.3

macroafricaintel Weekly | 23 Oct [Update]

By Rafiq Raji, PhD

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
25 Oct Namibia Policy Rate, % 6.75 6.75
26 Oct Botswana Policy Rate, % 5.5 5.5
26 Oct South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2017 4.8 (0.3) 4.2 (0.4)
30-31 Oct South Africa M3, % yy Sep 2017 6.3 6.5
30-31 Oct South Africa PSCE, % yy Sep 2017 4.8 6.0
31 Oct Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 6.6 (0.2) 7.1 (-0.6)
31 Oct Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 5.1 (0.6) 5.3 (1.0)
31 Oct Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 6.6 (0.5) 6.6 (0.3)

macroafricaintel Weekly | 23 Oct

By Rafiq Raji, PhD

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Date Data / Event Period Forecast Previous
26 Oct South Africa PPI, % yy (mm) Sep 2017 4.8 (0.3) 4.2 (0.4)
30-31 Oct South Africa M3, % yy Sep 2017 6.3 6.5
30-31 Oct South Africa PSCE, % yy Sep 2017 4.8 6.0
31 Oct Kenya CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 6.6 (0.2) 7.1 (-0.6)
31 Oct Uganda CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 5.1 (0.6) 5.3 (1.0)
31 Oct Zambia CPI, % yy (mm) Oct 2017 6.6 (0.5) 6.6 (0.3)