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Emerging FX to firm a bit more, but recovery stymied by COVID-19 - Reuters poll

06 Aug 2020

BENGALURU/JOHANNESBURG/BUENOS AIRES Emerging market currencies are expected to rise a bit further in coming months as a sliding U.S. dollar offsets domestic worries about large economic imbalances stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed.

Sub-Saharan Africa GDP to contract 3.1% this year: Reuters poll

24 Jul 2020

JOHANNESBURG Sub-Saharan Africa's economy will contract this year after shutdowns disrupted activity and as daily cases of coronavirus are still rising in the region but a recovery is expected next year, a Reuters poll found on Friday.

Emerging market forex pickup exposed to reversal after new coronavirus surge, Reuters poll shows

02 Jul 2020

BUENOS AIRES/JOHANNESBURG/BENGALURU Emerging market currencies will likely give back recent gains if a resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic continues in the second half of the year, driving foreign exchange flows to the safer U.S. dollar, a Reuters poll of market strategists showed.

Emerging market FX to struggle against mighty U.S. dollar this year: Reuters poll

07 May 2020

JOHANNESBURG/BENGALURU/BUENOS AIRES Hobbled emerging market currencies will struggle over the next three months against the stronger dollar as tensions between the United States and China over the coronavirus pandemic mount, a Reuters poll of FX strategists showed.

South Africa economy to shrink 4.9% in 2020, SARB to cut rates in May: Reuters poll

20 Apr 2020

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's economy will contract sharply this year as activity is hit by the coronavirus outbreak, despite expectations the central bank will cut interest rates again in May, a Reuters poll found on Monday.

POLL-Partial recovery in a year only solace for beaten-down emerging FX

03 Apr 2020

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Coronavirus to hit emerging market forex hardest in near term: Reuters poll

03 Mar 2020

JOHANNESBURG/BENGALURU Fears that the coronavirus may trigger a global downturn will hit emerging market currencies harder than developed markets in the near term as the disease spreads more rapidly outside China, a Reuters poll found.

South African inflation to slow in 2020, central bank to cut rates again: Reuters poll

13 Feb 2020

JOHANNESBURG South African inflation is expected to be lower in 2020 than previously forecast and the eventual reading could be lower still, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, opening the door for the central bank to cut interest rates again during the year.

Emerging market FX set for more pain if coronavirus worsens: Reuters poll

05 Feb 2020

BUENOS AIRES/JOHANNESBURG Emerging market currencies are at significant risk of weakening this month as the coronavirus epidemic expands, putting pressure on policymakers to step up efforts to prevent further economic damage, a Reuters poll showed.

Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria to keep interest rates on hold this month- Reuters poll

22 Jan 2020

JOHANNESBURG Central banks in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria will leave interest rates stable in coming days as they keep an eye on inflation and wait to see how an initial U.S.-China trade deal pans out, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday.

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