South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - February 2017

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

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South Africa Economic Indicators (Monthly Report) - January 2017

The maize crop production estimate for 2016 stands at 7.7 million tonnes which is 27% down on the 2015 number.

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South Africa Bond Market (Quarterly Report) - February 2017

Bond market returns over the past five years averaged 7.4%.

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

GDP growth in the third quarter of 2016 amounted to 3.8% (q/q annualised) which was higher than 2.2% recorded in the second quarter of 2016.

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South Africa Financial Conditions Index (Monthly Report) - January 2017

Latest data for November 2016 show that conditions have tightened substantially since the start of 2016.

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

In December 2016, measured on a year ago, the rand was substantially stronger against the British pound (30%) and the Chinese yuan (14.4%).

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

The latest 12-month merchandise trade deficit amounted to R110.5 billion which was R34.3 billion less than the previous 12 months’ deficit.

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South Africa Economic Indicators (Monthly Report) - December 2017

The South African economy is likely to experience another difficult year in 2017.

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South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - January 2017

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

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South Africa Economic Indicators (Monthly Report) - December 2016

S&P; maintained its BBB- rating and reported that political events have distracted from growth-enhancing reforms, while low GDP growth continues to affect South Africa’s economic and fiscal performance and overall debt stock.

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