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 – Repo rock steadyby Shireen Darmalingam Thu May 23 08:02:27 SAST 2019
The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will decide on monetary policy today. We expect the repo kept unchanged at 6.75%, per Bloomberg consensus. Under scrutiny however
The SA Daily – CPI in target, even if upby Shireen Darmalingam Wed May 22 08:18:56 SAST 2019
April CPI data by Statistics South Africa is due out today. Bloomberg consensus sees it unchanged at 4.5% y; our forecast however is for an increase to 4.6% y/y due
The SA Daily – Leading index heads upby Shireen Darmalingam Tue May 21 07:59:52 SAST 2019
•The South African Reserve Bank’s leading indicator, which measures the direction in which the real economy is moving, for March is due out today at 09h00. It had come in
– Rand risks remainby Shireen Darmalingam Mon May 20 08:35:58 SAST 2019
Last week, the trade-weighted dollar gained 0.7% after better-than-expected US economic data; housing market, labour data and sentiment statistics last week all overshot expectations. Emerging market currencies, including the rand,
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