Shireen Darmalingam ( Email )
Shireen Darmalingam is a Macroeconomics Analyst at Standard Bank Research. Her thematic research and insight provides valuable views on South African economic affairs. Shireen graduated from the University of Cape Town with an Honours degree in Business Science. She is currently enrolled at the University of the Witwatersrand for a Masters degree in Commerce with an economics major. Shireen joined Standard Bank in 2001.
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The SA Daily – Rand looks marginally weaker but only near termby Shireen Darmalingam Tue May 15 08:42:28 SAST 2018
Market adjustments over the past few weeks have not derailed our relatively constructive outlook for the rand in the medium term. The rand weakened against all the major currencies in
The SA Daily – SARB - improved growth, with lower inflationby Shireen Darmalingam Wed Apr 11 08:45:04 SAST 2018
The SARB released its Monetary Policy Review last night. We were particularly interested in the bank’s view on anchoring inflation expectations around the mid-point of the 3-6% target. The SARB
The SA Daily – Rand approaching purchasing power parityby Shireen Darmalingam Tue Apr 10 08:31:01 SAST 2018
The rand weakened intraday yesterday close to levels (around R12.15/$) last seen about a month ago. The rand opened at R12.09/$, and closed stronger at R12.05/$ yesterday. The trade-weighted dollar
The SA Daily – Foreign appetite for SAGBs resilient at the long-end
Foreigners have been net buyers of SAGBs to the tune of ZAR46.7bn YTD. This year, buying has been more pronounced around the belly of the curve. The latest figures from
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