Financial Mail : 2020-07-02

ECONOMIC INDICATORS : 53 : 53

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

economic indicators AFRICA TOP STOCKS ECONOMIC INDICATORS INTEREST RATES (EXCL SA) Company Country Market Cap ($000s) Price Total Return Ytd Latest Month ago Short-term interest rates (%) Maroc Telecom Morocco 12,527.36 138.50 -9.48 Jun 26 Month ago Year ago Inflation (% change y/y) Safaricom Kenya 10,904.71 29.00 -7.94 Consumer price index Apr 3.0 4.1 Prime 7.25 7.25 10.25 Attijariwa­fa Morocco 7,581.13 351.10 -29.64 Producer price index Apr 1.2 3.3 NCD* 4.00 4.13 7.23 Commercial Intl Egypt 5,916.29 65.02 -20.05 Credit Aggregates (% change y/y) Repo 3.75 3.75 6.75 Dangote Cement Nigeria 5,632.93 128.00 -0.24 Claims on the domestic pvte sector May 6.35 7.18 Jibar* 3.92 4.04 7.15 Banque Centrale Morocco 4,546.99 218.50 -21.26 Total loans and advances May 3.36 4.26 Safex† 3.80 3.81 6.73 Nestlé Nigeria Nigeria 2,572.72 1,256.80 -10.63 Total domestic credit extension May 7.08 7.41 Industry (% change y/y) Vodafone Egypt Egypt 2,378.42 160.00 147.37 * 3 months † Overnight rate New passenger car sales May -65.4 -99.6 Ciments du Maroc Morocco 2,037.86 1,372.00 -11.45 New commercial vehicle sales May -72.7 -96.0 Cosumar Morocco 1,916.17 197.10 -9.96 Retail sales Mar 2.7 1.9 Eastern Co SAE Egypt 1,751.76 12.57 -19.32 Bond yields (%) Wholesale sales Mar -5.5 1.4 Guaranty Trust Nigeria 1,698.74 22.35 -14.47 Jun 26 Month ago Year ago Manufactur­ing production Mar -5.4 -2.3 Telecom Egypt Egypt 1,378.75 13.04 32.95 R186 8.210 7.640 8.740 Mining production Apr -47.3 -18.0 Wafa Assurance Morocco 1,325.23 3,680.00 -5.64 R213 9.610 9.435 9.410 Mineral sales Apr -28.3 11.5 Zenith Bank Nigeria 1,313.53 16.20 3.78 R208 3.575 3.550 7.040 Trade (Rbn) Equity Group Holdings Kenya 1,271.47 35.90 -32.90 R209 10.645 10.320 9.665 Imports Apr 88.03 94.14 East African Breweries Kenya 1,261.68 170.00 -13.04 Exports Apr 53.02 118.08 Abou Kir Fert & Ch Egypt 1,123.91 14.38 -31.23 Trade balance Apr -35.01 23.94 KCB Group Kenya 1,058.95 36.80 -27.09 Gold & Forex Reserves ($bn) Stanbic IBTC Nigeria 820,66 30,25 -21,00 Gold reserves May 6.96 6.92 Banque Marocaine Morocco 765.13 560.00 -21.68 SDR holdings May 2.46 2.45 Societe Des Bois Morocco 755.52 2595.00 -2.91 Forex reserves May 43.35 43.64 TMG Holding Egypt 7,36.20 5.76 -28.35 Gross reserves May 52.77 53.00 Access Bank Nigeria 605.85 6.60 -30.23 Net reserves May 45.53 45.47 THINK BONDS. THINK PROVEN CONSISTENC­Y. COMMODITY PRICES EXCHANGE RATES Jun 26 Week ago Year ago 12-mth low 12-mth high Jun 26 Month ago Year ago 12-mth low 12-mth high Precious metals ($/oz) Developed Markets — Rand per foreign currency unit Gold 1,771 1,744 1,406 1,390 1,776 US dollar 17.29 17.41 14.31 13.87 19.07 Platinum 806 815 808 602 1,028 Euro 19.39 19.07 16.27 15.49 20.66 Palladium 1,884 1,914 1,537 1,409 2,774 UK pound 21.31 21.43 18.17 17.22 23.57 Silver 17.81 17.62 15.29 12.00 19.29 Japan yen (100) 16.12 16.17 13.29 12.83 17.75 2019 Base Metals ($/t) Best Fixed Income and Forex House Canada dollar 12.63 12.54 10.88 10.56 13.52 Aluminium 1,586 1,573 1,795 1,426 1,836 Switzerlan­d franc 18.24 17.98 14.65 14.06 19.59 3rd Consecutiv­e Year Copper 5,953 5,829 5,971 4,625 6,270 Australia dollar 11.86 11.53 10.00 9.70 12.19 Nickel 12,642 12,709 12,424 10,806 18,153 Developing Markets — Foreign currency unit per rand 2019 2019 Lead 1,777 1,768 1,920 1,566 2,286 Brazil real 0.31 0.31 0.26 0.25 0.32 Best Team - Inflation Linked Bonds Best Debt Originatio­n Team Tin 16,928 17,010 18,771 13,335 18,890 China yuan 0.41 0.41 0.48 0.37 0.50 7th Consecutiv­e Year 10th Consecutiv­e Year Zinc 2,031 2,083 2,595 1,803 2,601 India rupee 4.38 4.34 4.83 3.99 5.10 Iron Ore 98.35 99.00 109.60 76.24 118.96 Russia ruble 4.03 4.07 4.41 3.91 4.68 Energy Malaysia ringgit 0.24 0.25 0.29 0.22 0.29 RMB. Solutionis­t Thinking. Brent ($/bbl) 40.02 41.45 65.62 17.32 69.02 Thailand baht 1.79 1.83 2.14 1.69 2.22 Coal ($/t) 55.60 56.30 63.50 49.50 91.00 Agricultur­e (R/t) Botswana pula 0.68 0.68 0.74 0.64 0.76 White maize 2,484 2,566 2,851 2,364 3,981 Our Global Markets team’s approach and awardwinni­ng track record is based on developing tailored solutions with market expertise. Yellow maize 2,590 2,675 2,824 2,448 2,982 Wheat 5,320 5,249 4,488 4,347 5,630 The informatio­n in the commoditie­s column is provided by Mpho Tsebe, Economist: Global Markets Research, Sunflower 5,858 5,750 5,226 4,959 6,145 Corporate and Investment Banking Rand Merchant Bank (tel) +27 11 282-1040 or e-mail: Mpho.tsebe@rmb.co.za Soya 6,844 6,702 5,381 5,270 7,085 Search RMB Global Markets . financialm­ail.co.za 53 July 2 - July 8, 2020

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