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.
Economics & Markets
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.
Chief economist, Kevin Lings reviews the exonomic impact of Tito Mboweni’s second budget speech that was delivered on Wednesday, 26 February 2020.
The novel coronavirus, now referred to as COVID-19, has infected an average of 2 300 people per day since 20 January this year. The number of confirmed cases has risen above 75 000 as at 24 February 2020.
Over the past 10 years the world economy has gradually recovered from the Global Financial Crisis
(GFC), growing by a respectable annual average of 3.8% from 2010 to 2019.
Over the last 10 years, compensation of public sector employees has become one of the largest components of government spending.
Over the last 10 years, compensation of public sector employees has become one of the largest components of government spending. Share on linkedin Share on facebook
Yesterday, the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni presented his second Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) since taking office on 9 October 2018. Share on linkedin
The National Treasury faces a number of challenges as we head towards the end of 2019. Share on linkedin Share on facebook Share on twitter The