South Africa Financial Conditions Index (Monthly Report) - June 2019

The average value of the FCI over the past 3 months was down by 2% compared with the previous 3 months, while three of the five constituent variables have shown some easing.

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South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - June 2019

Two of the eight major JSE sectors recorded positive month-on-month returns.

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South Africa Economic Indicator (Monthly Report) - June 2019

South Africa’s real GDP contracted by 3.2%, quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted and annualised (q/q saar), in the first quarter of 2019 from 1.4% recorded in the previous quarter.

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Quantec Standardised Industry: The relationship between industry output, value added and GDP explained

Output is the value of goods and services produced in the economy during a specific period and includes intermediate use of goods and services (domestically produced and imported), compensation of employees, gross operating surplus, taxes and subsidies on production as well as taxes and subsidies on products. GDP is calculated from the income side (or value added) which consists of compensation of employees and gross operating surplus.

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South Africa Economic Indicator (Monthly Report) - May 2019

GDP growth slowed to 1.4% q/q seasonally adjusted and annualised (saar) in 4Q2018 from 2.6% in 3Q18.

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South Africa Economic Review & Forecast (Quarterly Report & Data) - May 2019

In 2019 a further contraction of South Africa’s primary sector output is foreseen, mostly driven by agriculture sector output which is forecast to shrink by more than 5%.

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South Africa Foreign Exchange Market (Monthly Report) - May 2019

The rand strengthened against most major developed and emerging market currencies in April 2019 compared with the previous month.

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South Africa Foreign Merchandise Trade (Monthly Report) - May 2019

Over the past three months, 6 of the 23 export categories showed a positive annualised change in dollar terms.

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South Africa Financial Conditions Index (Monthly Report) - May 2019

Since mid-2016 up to March 2018, conditions have tightened considerably, although some easing have occurred in the third quarter.

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South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - May 2019

Six of the eight major JSE sectors recorded positive month-on-month returns.

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