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 – SBR's HPI up in April
Standard Bank’s house price index (HPI) edged up to 5.3% y/y in April, from 5.1% y/y in March, taking the YTD average annual growth in the HPI to 5.2%. The
The SA Daily – Vehicle sales driving up
Naamsa vehicle sales for April overshot expectations of 2.0% y/y, at 3.6% y/y, from 1.1% y/y in March. Passenger vehicle sales, which comprises roughly 65% of total new sales, continue
The SA Daily – Vehicle sales to trend up
Naamsa’s total new passenger vehicle sales disappointed in Q1:18 with a decline of 3.4% y/y, from an increase in 4.7% y/y in Q4:17. The trend cycle (total passenger vehicle sales
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