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Quarterly Reviews, Rand forecast and up to date analysis on the South African Rand and Economy

We take a quick look at Exchange Control measures in South Africa and how they impact individuals & businesses, both in South Africa & globally A tale of two Rands In the 1960’s, South Africa implemented the Blocked Rand system...
We take a look at the South African Import & Export market performance over the past decade. Below you will find a summary table that includes annual export, import and net trade balance figures for the past 8 years. Over...
Rand Review Quarterly Bulletin We are pleased to present the Rand Review quarterly bulletin for Q3, 2018. The aim of the quarterly is to highlight significant South African Political & Economic events over the past 3 months and take a look at...
2018 End of Year Rand Forecast We often get asked by clients to peer into our crystal ball and provide a forecast for the South African Rand. This, I’m afraid is a very difficult undertaking, especially when you consider South...
South African Government Debt to GDP was reported higher at 53.1%, for 2017 Volatility Continues 2018 has proved to be another volatile year for the Rand, due to favourable political tailwinds after the ANC elected a new leader and subsequent...
Rand Review Quarterly Bulletin We are pleased to present the Rand Review quarterly bulletin for Q2, 2018. The aim of the quarterly is to highlight significant South African Political & Economic events over the past 3 months and take a...
Rand Review Quarterly Bulletin We are pleased to present the first Rand Review quarterly bulletin for Q1, 2018. The aim of the quarterly is to highlight significant South African Political & Economic events over the past 3 months and take...
South Africa’s debt credit rating now lies just one “notch” away from an official Downgrade to Junk Status   Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the long-term and senior unsecured ratings of the South African Government to Baa3 from Baa2 Baa3 represents...