Stata 15 announced

Stata 15 is now available! Stata 15 is a big release and is filled with many new features for economists, statisticians and researchers practising in a wide variety of disciplines including economics, public health, biostatistics, sociology, political science, management, finance, psychology and education..

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - May 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 2017-2021.

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South Africa Fiscal Trends (Quarterly Report) - May 2017

Government's cash-book deficit amounted to R149 billion in the first nine months of fiscal 2016/2017.

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South Africa Bond Market (Quarterly Report) - May 2017

Over the past five years, nominal returns on most South African major asset classes ranged between 4.4% (for small cap shares) and 14.1% (for Real Estate Investment Trusts).

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

Imports in dollar terms were 3.4% lower measured on a 12-months basis, while exports in dollar terms were up by 4.1%.

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South Africa Economic Indicators (Monthly Report) - May 2017

In March, China’s industrial production expanded by 7.6% over the same month last year, coming in above the 6.4% increase in the January-February period.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - May 2017

GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2016 amounted to -0.3% (q/q annualised) which was a deterioration on the 0.4% recorded in the third quarter of 2016.

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

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 50 in the fourth quarter of 2016 – the same as in the previous quarter and lower than the score of 52.1 recorded for the first half of 2016.

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

Despite credit ratings downgrades in April, the rand was still stronger against most other currencies compared with a year ago.

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South Africa Money and Credit Markets (Quarterly Report) – May 2017

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

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