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 – 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
The SA Daily – Analyst poll indicates no downgrades today
S&P and Moody’s will provide a ratings action for SA’s local currency and foreign currency (LC and FC) ratings today. After last month’s MTBPS showed fiscal deterioration, downgrade risk, particularly
The SA Daily – Inflation expected to rise; SARB likely to stay on hold
South Africa’s 5-year breakeven rate has been declining steadily since May 2016, remaining below the upper band of the SARB’s target range of 3-6% since March 2017. Unlike the previous
The SA Daily – Rand factors in some positive sentiment
The rand strengthened to below 14.00 late last week, and has since been trading around it this week. Support for the rand last week came after a report in the
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