South Africa Fiscal Trends (Quarterly Report) - April 2019

Government revenue has been growing at a rate of 8.1% p.a.

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South Africa Household Sector (Quarterly Report) - April 2019

After having grown at around double the rate of inflation during 2010-2014, household total net (nominal) wealth rose by 11% in 2017, but declined by 1.6% in 2018.

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South Africa Fixed Capital Formation and Capital Stock (Quarterly Report) - April 2019

In 2018, new gross capital formation was financed for the biggest part by the corporate sector (R123 billion) and through foreign investment (R173 billion).

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South Africa Bond Market (Quarterly Report) - April 2019

S&P; and Fitch awarded junk status to SA in April 2017 following president Zuma’s cabinet reshuffles.

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South Africa Consumer Vulnerability Index (Quarterly Report & Data) - April 2019

The Consumer Vulnerability Index (CVI) for South Africa amounted to 50 in the fourth quarter of 2018 – up from the average of the previous three quarters but on par with the score registered at the end of 2017.

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

The latest 12-month merchandise trade deficit measured R64 billion which was R26 billion more than the previous 12 months’ deficit.

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

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

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

Latest data up to February 2019 show that conditions have been tightening again since late 2018.

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South Africa Equity Market (Monthly Report) - April 2019

Measured on a year ago, two of the eight major JSE sectors recorded positive year-on-year returns.

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South Africa Economic Indicator (Monthly Report) - April 2019

Renewed power cuts by Eskom and the plunge in business confidence, are augmenting concerns about further downside risks to near-term growth.

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