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

Household real consumption expenditure (HCE), accounting for just more than 60% of gross domestic expenditure (GDE), registered negative growth during the first quarter of 2016 but improved to 2.2% (q/q annualised) in the second half of the year.

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

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 47.9 in the fourth quarter of 2016 – down on the score registered in the previous quarter and also lower than the score of 52.1 recorded a year ago in the first quarter 2016.

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South Africa Economic Indicator (Monthly Report) - August 2017

Low growth and a relenting current account deficit are also favouring lower interest rates.

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South Africa Economic Indicator (Monthly Report) - July 2017

The Reserve Bank’s next Monetary Policy Committee meeting is scheduled for 20 July.

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South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - July 2017

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

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

Latest data for May 2017 show that conditions have tightened substantially since early 2016.

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

Over the past three months, 5 of the 23 export categories showed a positive annualised change in dollar terms.

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

In June 2017, the rand (ZAR) was, on balance, relatively stable against most of the major developed and emerging market currencies.

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EViews 10 released

We are pleased to announce the release of EViews 10! EViews offers academic researchers, corporations, government agencies, and students access to powerful statistical, forecasting, and modelling tools through an innovative, easy-to-use interface.

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South Africa Economic Indicators (Monthly Report) - June 2017

At a quarterly annualised rate, growth was -0.7% in the first quarter of 2017—down further on the -0.3% recorded in the final quarter of 2016, while year-on-year growth amounted to only 0.6% in the first quarter.

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