How the SARB and Other Central Banks are Following the Fed’s Monetary Policy
Macroeconomics Repo Rate

How the SARB and Other Central Banks are Following the Fed’s Monetary Policy

Well, it is like the US Federal Reserve (FED) is the DJ at the global economic dance party, and all...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 18 SEPTEMBER 2023

The mighty greenback managed to record gains for the eighth consecutive week last week which saw the DXY close the...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 9 SEPTEMBER 2023

Last week was a relatively quiet week on the data front. Fortunately for us locals, the latest SA GDP results...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 04 SEPTEMBER 2023

It was quite the week in terms of hard data releases. The data prints that dominated the calendar last week...
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Interest Rate Macroeconomics

What to Expect from South Africa’s Next Interest Rate Decision

Get ready for another critical interest rate decision in South Africa. As the financial world hangs in anticipation, this article...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 27 AUGUST 2023

The headlining events from last week were mainly centered around the meeting of the minds with two crucial economic gatherings...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 21 AUGUST 2023

Market volatility spiked rapidly last week, which caused a bloodbath in the stock and bond markets, and we expect more...
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Potential Implications of the US Government Credit Rating Downgrade on South Africa
Global Events International Trade Economics

Potential Implications of the US Government Credit Rating Downgrade on South Africa

In the wake of the US government credit rating downgrade, the global financial market is bracing itself for potential repercussions....
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 14 AUGUST 2023

Markets got served a weaker-than-expected US Core CPI print last week which supports the Federal Reserves' fight to get inflation...
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Understanding South Africa’s Government Debt and GDP Prospects: A Comprehensive Analysis
Economic Growth

Understanding South Africa’s Government Debt and GDP Prospects: A Comprehensive Analysis

Sure, let us put on our "Economic Comedy Club" hats and have some fun explaining the government debt-to-GDP ratio and...
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The Perpetuating Struggle: Understanding Inequality in South Africa
Inequality

The Perpetuating Struggle: Understanding Inequality in South Africa

South Africa, a country known for its diversity and potential, has been struggling with severe and persistently high levels of...
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How the NHI Bill is Affecting the Morale of Healthcare Workers in South Africa
Public Policy

How the NHI Bill is Affecting the Morale of Healthcare Workers in South Africa

In South Africa, the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has become a hot topic, stirring up a range of emotions...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 07 AUGUST 2023

Last week was a tremendously turbulent week in the financial markets. Markets had to digest weaker-than-expected manufacturing PMI results from...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 31 JULY 2023

The world’s largest central banks created a tremendously turbulent week in the financial markets last week. Volatility popped through the...
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Public Policy

Why South Africa’s Medical Aid Companies are Concerned About the NHI Bill

In the realm of healthcare, change is inevitable, and South Africa's medical aid companies are no exception. With the introduction...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 24 JULY 2023

Last week was a reliever for our fellow South Africans following the SARB’s decision to hold the repo rate at...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 17 JULY 2023

The Federal Reserve’s (Fed) higher for longer narrative received some dovish excrement this week when the US CPI results for...
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Market Outlook

WEEKLY MARKET OUTLOOK: 10 JULY 2023

Last week was all about the release of the latest minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee(FOMC). Just for some...
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How Industries Without Smokestacks (IWOSS) Can Tackle South Africa’s Unemployment Crisis
Unemployment

How Industries Without Smokestacks (IWOSS) Can Tackle South Africa’s Unemployment Crisis

Unemployment in South Africa, one of the biggest economies on the continent, has reached record levels, with young people and...
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Corporation for Deposit Insurance (CODI): A Comprehensive Analysis of its Impact
Banking Regulation Finance Regulation

Corporation for Deposit Insurance (CODI): A Comprehensive Analysis of its Impact

The recent failures of VBS Mutual Bank and African Bank had wide-ranging implications for consumers, including financial losses, limited fund...
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