Posts tagged with: South African Economy

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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There has been much debate around what the Rand will do once ratings agencies confirm their views on South Africa’s credit market. We hope to explain how the ratings agencies and national politics affect the local currency and the economy. Who...
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When trying to understand why the Rand has moved the way it has over the first quarter of 2016, you need to consider three major influencing factors: emerging market performance, the commodity cycle, and our Republic’s national politics. Let’s take...
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There has been much debate over the direction the Rand will take in the coming months. There are a number of permutations that must be considered when even beginning to understand how the Rand is affected. There are three main contributors...
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