This year’s medium term budget policy statement (MTBPS) was presented in a domestic environment of low economic growth.
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The simple answer is yes. It would not be the first emerging market to do so. Globally, central banks have cut policy rates 52 times so far this year, mostly in developing and emerging markets, including Brazil, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Georgia, Belarus, Chile, Peru and Poland.
Markets and economies have proved resilient so far this year in the face of rising interest rates, and investors are hopeful Goldilocks is on her way back. This seems too good to be true…
Could the United States decide to impose sanctions on South Africa based on our ties with Russia?’
SA’s National Budget recognises the need to help households and Eskom while maintaining fiscal discipline.
In this webinar, Kevin Lings and Warren Buhai, share their views on what investors can expect in 2023 and beyond. They provide fresh ideas and unpack key macro themes and what these mean for markets and investors.
Minister Godongwana’s fiscal prudence likely to reassure investors
Why should an ordinary South African care about the possibility of SA being greylisted by the global AML/CFT watchdog in a few months’ time?
The unwelcome news about the probability of SA being greylisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in February 2023 should be of grave concern to an ordinary South African.
In this webinar, STANLIB’s Chief Economist, Kevin Lings, reflected on local and global economic challenges and shared his views on what the second half of 2022 could hold.
SA’s tourism industry represents a major growth opportunity, and the sector has the ability to add significant employment, given its high level of labour intensity.
2022 has seen significant index declines from a January peak. The market is potentially pricing in a recession given an increasingly hawkish Fed
In this webinar, STANLIB’s Chief Economist, Kevin Lings, provided a global economic update as we head into the second quarter of the year.