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WATCH: SA Consumer Inflation up 4.5% in January

By | 2020-02-21T06:29:03+02:00 February 20th, 2020|Markets and Research, Watch This|

Consumer price inflation increased by 4.5% year-on-year in January 2020. And while this is up from December's 4% year-on-year increase and its highest up-tick in seven months, it still marks the fourteenth consecutive month that year-on-year inflation was at, or below the midpoint of the target band of 3-6%. Reezwana Sumad, of Nedbank CIB shares [...]

Monthly Insights: August 2018

By | 2018-08-08T13:48:30+02:00 August 8th, 2018|Markets and Research, Watch This|

  Executive Summary ·        There were a few bright spots in the economy in recent months – even though the manufacturing PMI declined further in May and June, actual manufacturing production growth did rebound in May, while trade activity improved sharply in 2Q18 relative to 1Q18. While it does look like SA GDP growth may improve in [...]