In this article, STANLIB’s Chief Economist, Kevin Ling’s provides a perspective on South Africa’s outlook for 2020 and beyond
Economics & Markets
A review of stimulus packages in 2020 relative to size of economy
(as a % of GDP)
Chief Economist, Kevin Lings shares his views on the potential impact of this sobering Supplementary Budget on individuals, markets, and the greater economy.
In this live-recorded webinar political analyst, Melanie Verwoerd, and STANLIB’s Chief Economist Kevin Lings provide an insightful update on the South African political and economic landscape in 2020.
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on global health systems, with the subsequent lockdown measures completely disrupting people’s lives. Will these changes represent a turning point in the way society functions?
COVID-19 could fundamentally reshape consumer and corporate behaviour as well as financial markets as we know it. Pauline Grange from Columbia Threadneedle highlights the 10 factors that can contribute to this change in this infographic.
In this live-recorded webinar STANLIB’s Chief Economist, Kevin Lings, provides a brief update on recent economic developments across the globe and in South Africa.
The South African Reserve Bank cut the repo rate by a further 100 basis points to 4.25% by unanimous decision at its unexpected Monetary Policy Committee on 14 April 2020.
In this webinar Chief Economist Kevin Lings provides an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and its unfolding impact on the global and local economy, and financial markets.
On 27 March 2020, Moody’s Investors Service decided to downgrade SA’s international long-term credit rating one notch to Ba1, from Baa3. They kept the country on a negative outlook.
Our Listed Property, Fixed Income and Equity and Balanced teams provide an update on how they are managing current market uncertainty in their portfolios. Chief Economist Kevin Lings also provides a useful update on the virus with some views on the economic outlook.
Chief Economist, Kevin Lings unpacks the economic impact of COVID-19 into three areas of concern: supply-side, demand-side and global market shock.