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 – Manufacturing still stuckby Shireen Darmalingam Fri Aug 02 08:27:03 SAST 2019
Slowing global growth weighs on the manufacturing of all emerging market economies. Manufacturers in Turkey, Indonesia and Mexico are struggling, while manufacturers in Brazil are not quite maintaining positive momentum.
The SA Daily – Rand slips in wake of US cutby Shireen Darmalingam Thu Aug 01 08:17:16 SAST 2019
The US FOMC cut the Fed funds rate by 25 bps yesterday, as expected, for the first time in a decade. Fed Chair Jerome Powell however tamped down expectations of
The SA Daily – US rate cut fully priced inby Shireen Darmalingam Wed Jul 31 08:16:45 SAST 2019
US GDP growth slowed to 2.1% q/q in Q2:19 (the slowest since Q1:17). Still, this exceeded expectations of 1.8% q/q; GDP growth was 3.1% q/q in Q1:19. The positive contributors
The SA Daily – Moody's credit rating on radarby Shireen Darmalingam Tue Jul 30 08:45:49 SAST 2019
Fitch has downgraded SA’s BB+ ratings outlook to negative because of fiscal deterioration due to “lower GDP growth and increased spending, including SOE support”. This now increases Fitch’s projections for
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