South Africa Economic Indicators (Monthly Report) - March 2017

According to Bloomberg, for the first time ever, hedge funds hold more than a billion barrels of bets that crude oil prices will rally.

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South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - March 2017

Measured on a year ago, six of the eight major JSE equity sectors registered positive returns.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - March 2017

Over the past five years, exports in dollar terms had declined by 7.4%, on average, per annum, while the growth in imports had measured -6.2% p.a.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - March 2017

In February 2017, the rand (ZAR) strengthened against virtually all of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - February 2017

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 50 in the third quarter of 2016 – a slight improvement on the score of 52.1 recorded for the previous quarter.

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South Africa Money and Credit Markets (Quarterly Report) – February 2015

Consumer confidence remained weak amid continued concern about households’ finances, contributing to subdued demand for credit. Subscribers to EasyData can download the complete report in PDF format on www.easydata.co.za..

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - February 2017

In January 2017, the rand (ZAR) weakened slightly against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - February 2017

Over the past five years, exports in dollar terms had declined by 7.9%, on average, per annum, while the growth in imports had measured -6.3% p.a.

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South Africa Fiscal Trends (Quarterly Report) - February 2017

Government's cash-book deficit averaged 3.4% of GDP in the year ended September 2016.

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - February 2017

Given the persistence of balance of payments pressures, slowing domestic growth and an upward bias in longterm interest rates, real capital formation growth will remain under pressure during 2016-2018.

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