South Africa Economic Indicator (Monthly Report) - September 2017

Although most major sectors (with the exception of Construction and General Government) made a positive contribution to the 2.5% q/q annualised growth rate, the contributions were rather small, with really only the 33.6% annualised growth in agriculture – due to good summer crops – which contributed meaningfully. Subscribers to EasyData can download the complete report in PDF format on www.easydata.co.za..

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

Latest data for July 2017 show that conditions have tightened further.

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

Over the past five years, exports had declined by an average of 4.8% per annum, in dollar terms, while the equivalent rate for imports had amounted to -5.4% p.a.

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

In August 2017, the rand (ZAR) rand was, in general, stronger against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - September 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) - August 2017

Over the past three months, 12 of the 23 export categories showed a positive annualised change in dollar terms.

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

In July 2017, the rand (ZAR) rand was, in general, slightly weaker against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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

Latest data for June 2017 show that conditions have tightened further.

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South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - August 2017

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

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South Africa Bond Market (Quarterly Report) - August 2017

Emerging market currencies and asset classes have been under pressure since late 2013 after the US announced that it will taper and eventually end its policy of quantitative easing.

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