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John Loos Economist On The South African Economy

Anticipation of the decisions by ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's (S&P) will dominate markets this week, overshadowing several other economic ...

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South Africa's residential property market is facing a price deflation due to the weakening rand and concerns about economic growth. House prices could also ...

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Some good signs ahead of Christmas. But it comes a day after further plans to retrench thousands of workers were announced in the mining sector. Economists ...

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South African consumers are under financial pressure due to higher interest rates, mounting consumer price inflation, low growth in real wages and rising ...

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To be or not to be, this will be a week of reckoning for the South African economy. Second-quarter gross domestic product data set to be released on Tuesday ...

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South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, business, labour and government delegates returned from an investor's roadshow to the UK and the US ...

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The International Monetary Fund recently downgraded South Africa's growth forecast for the year to a mere 0.1 per cent, down from its previous estimate of 0.7 ...

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(www.abndigital.com) FNB says the signs of economic weakness and rising vacancies suggest a flat commercial property year in 2012. Joining ABN's Samantha ...

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Simon Bray talks on the Expresso Show about the economy, and how the affordable housing market in South Africa is performing. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: ...

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A number of South Africans are disappointed after the Reserve Bank opted to keep rates unchanged last week, providing no further relief. The bank cut rates in ...

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South Africa's inflation rate accelerated to 6.1% in April, exceeding the central bank's maximum 6% target and bolstering the case for higher interest rates.

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(www.abndigital.com) SA Economy in 2011 with Jean-Francois Mercier from Citi SA.

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Forbes Magazine columnist Jesse Colombo warns that South Africa's is facing an economic bubble and coming crisis. He says in an article that though the ...

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The metal trade in South Africa is big business and that also applies to the black market. Cable and metal theft is on the rise and that's costing the economy ...

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The Black Business Council is ready to work with the South African government and is looking into changing the ownership patterns of the economy.

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The South African economy is extremely vulnerable and it won't take much to push it into recession. That's RMB's assessment after it released the RMB/BER ...

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FNB Household and Property Sector Strategist, John Loos, was the keynote guest speaker at the South African Property Owner's Association (SAPOA) breakfast ...

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Great discussion on Consumer Confidence in Q4 of 2015 and the Presidents (Jacob Zuma) decision to sack the Finance Minister.

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The 20th medium-term budget policy statement presented by South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, painted a country going through one of its ...

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Important economic news over the past week included in particular the revised economic growth figures by Statistics South Africa.....who are using a new ...

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