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Both Brent and WTI are set to rise amid concerns of tight supplies

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JSE to contend with mixed Asian markets on Friday after turbulent week

The local bourse needs to gain 1.8% to reach last week’s close, with markets still volatile as rising energy costs fuel inflation jitters

Market data — January 27 2022

Market data including bonds and forward rates

MARKET WRAP: Hawkish Fed dampens JSE mood

Locally, the Reserve Bank’s decision to increase its benchmark repo rate by 25 basis comes as no surprise

Crude builds on gains as Ukraine takes centre stage

Mounting geopolitical tension between Russia and the West adds to fears of supply disruptions in Europe

US bonds at highest in nearly two years while Asian shares at lowest in nearly 15 months

The Fed has indicated it is likely to raise US interest rates in March, as has been widely expected

JSE slips as investors assess US Fed chair’s hawkish tone

US consumer inflation readings are at their highest since the 1980s

Oil slips as Fed’s expected rate hike rattles investors

Dollar-denominated oil becomes more pricey for buyers using other currencies

Rand slides nearly 1% as US Fed signals policy tightening

The Fed’s hawkish tone ripped through Asian markets, with a knock-on effect on the JSE

Gold holds firm amid concerns over Russia-Ukraine tensions

The metal’s safe-haven status offset gains in the US dollar

Asian shares plummet after Fed signals rates hike

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine also fed into negative sentiment

Market data — January 26 2022

Market data including bonds and forward rates

MARKET WRAP: JSE powers ahead with Fed hike in March priced in

Local bourse rises the most in almost two weeks as investors bet the US central bank will stick to the script on interest rates

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