Jeremy Stevens is an international economist for the Standard Bank Group, based in Beijing, China. His analysis focuses on the Chinese macro landscape, financial markets and socio-political trends. Research gives special attention to the shift in economic influence towards the South and East, and how the change is re-calibrating Africa's broader external environment. Prior to this, Jeremy studied a Bachelor in Social Science in Politics, Philosophy and Economics degree at University of Cape Town; honours in international trade and development and a Masters in Economics from the University of Johannesburg. Currently he is a PhD candidate at London School of Economics.
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by Jeremy Stevens · Fri May 19 09:24:36 SAST 2017
Africa a mere marginal player in OBOR One Belt One Road (OBOR) aims to revitalize the ancient Silk Road that ran from China to Europe through Central Asia. To this
by Jeremy Stevens · Thu May 11 09:14:04 SAST 2017
Two upside risks A period of extended stability in macroeconomic data in China is about to be tested. Herein is a quick recap of the consensus view on the street,
by Jeremy Stevens · Wed Apr 05 07:48:53 SAST 2017
Mortgage loans now 26% of GDP More than 70% of new loans entering the Chinese economy since 2015 have originated from banks, up from 55% in the preceding two years.
by Jeremy Stevens · Mon Mar 27 07:54:39 SAST 2017
Two steps forward, and one step back Continued resilience in economic data releases in Q1:17, combined with the seeming effectiveness in macroprudential measures to prevent large capital outflows and further