Monthly Insights: November 2018

By | 2018-11-09T10:44:14+00:00 November 9th, 2018|Markets and Research, Watch This|

    Executive Summary ·   SA’s real economy has presented mixed signals in the high-frequency prints we have seen thus far for Q3. Mining production is likely to represent a key drag on Q3 real GDP growth, while manufacturing production surged by 1.9% in the three months to August and likely contributed positively [...]

Daily Market Commentary: 3 October 2016

By | 2017-03-02T20:54:26+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Finance, General|

Today we are taking a look at: SA trade balance deteriorates sharply in August as imports surge, budget balance supported on the back of higher tax revenues in August Rand recoups losses after pushing to R14.07/$ intraday, currently R13.75/$, greenback surge intraday pressured most majors including EURUSD before settling relatively unchanged Top 40 closes stronger [...]