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John Loos Economist On The South African Economy

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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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Is the BRICS losing steam as a key driver of global growth? What else can the BRICS do apart from being an economic grouping? Here is what Simon ...

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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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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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Insolvencies rose by 2.4 percent in the first quarter of the year. That's according to data released by Stats SA. On an annualised basis, the number of ...

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The property sector has not been immune to change in the economic climate. As the Reserve Bank hikes interest rates and financial markets remain volatile this ...

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Original Publish Date: || Wed, 05 Feb 2014 06:11:19 GMT || The current economic environment puts consumers from all walks of life under added pressure. John ...

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The agricultural sector in the Western Cape has been hard hit by the drought, and after day zero what will happen to the farmers and animals? And what impact ...

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In this episode of Finweek Money Matters we discuss: Debate: Property economist and associate professor at UCT, Prof. Francois Viruly and property economist ...

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A slowdown in global oil and food prices could give the housing market a boost this year. That's the view of FNB property economist, John Loos...He says the ...

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Economists are mulling over the possibility that South Africa may be heading towards a recession. This after Stats SA said economic growth in the first quarter ...

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Economists say Fitch rating agency's downgrade of four of South Africa's main banks comes as no surprise following the country's recent downgrade to just ...

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The country's economy grew slower than expected in the third quarter, dampening hopes of a recovery anytime soon. Statistics South Africa says, the gross ...

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