Siphamandla Mkhwanazi ( Email )
Siphamandla holds a Master's Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, majoring in Economics. He began his career as a graduate trainee at Nedgroup Investments. Thereafter he joined the Competition Commission of South Africa as an Economist, where he analysed a number of Mergers & Acquisitions transactions, including Glencore and Optimum; Glencore and Xstrata; and Tsogo Sun and Sunwest International, among others. He joined Standard Bank’s Research team in September 2015, where he focuses mainly on consumer and property economics.
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The SA Daily – HPI growth slows again
The Standard Bank house price index (HPI) has started H2:18 by retreating to 3.7% y/y in July, from 4.4% y/y in June, dragging YTD average annual growth to 4.7%. This
The SA Daily – Vehicle sales go slowly
July vehicle sales will be published today. In Q2:18, total new vehicle sales declined by 5.4% y/y, from a decline of 3.4% y/y in Q1:18, due mainly to a sharp
Consumer Trends – Q2:18 passenger vehicle salesby Siphamandla Mkhwanazi Wed Jul 25 11:29:10 SAST 2018
Domestic demand is down; a much improved labour market would drive future sales The outlook for SA GDP is now less optimistic after the disappointing Q1. That poor
The SA Daily – HPI slides in May but cash market rises
SBR’s HPI retreated to 4.8% y/y in May, from 5.1% in April (revised from 5.3% y/y). On a m/m basis, prices slid, by 0.2%, taking the national median price from
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