African Markets – Factors to watch on Dec 28 – Reuters

NAIROBI, Dec 28 (Reuters) - The following company announcements, scheduled economic
indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on
Wednesday.
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 EVENTS:
 *RWANDA - The central bank announces its latest decision on
 its repo rate             .
 *GHANA - Statistics office to release third quarter gross
 domestic product data, and producer price index data for
 November.
 *KENYA - The central bank to auction 182-day, 364-day
 Treasury bills worth a total 12 billion shillings.
 
 GLOBAL MARKETS
 Asia stocks followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday, while
 the dollar firmed against the yen following the release of
 upbeat U.S. economic data overnight.                       
 
 WORLD OIL PRICES
 Oil prices edged down on Wednesday in quiet early Asian
 trading as the market waits to see how OPEC and non-OPEC
 members carry through on planned supply cuts in the new
 year.                 
 
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 AFRICA STOCKS
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 IVORY COAST COCOA
 Cocoa arrivals at ports in top grower Ivory Coast totalled
 around 783,000 tonnes by Dec. 25 since the start of the
 season on Oct. 1, exporters estimated on Tuesday, up 8.15
 percent from the 724,000 tonnes over the same period of the
 previous season.[    
 
 MOZAMBIQUE POLITICS
 Mozambique's Renamo opposition party will cease all military
 operations against government forces for the next seven days
 to allow the public to enjoy New Year festivities, its
 leader Afonso Dhlakama said on Tuesday.