Zaakirah Ismail ( Email )
Fixed Income Strategist
Zaakirah holds a BEconSci (Hons) and MCom in Economics Science from the University of the Witwatersrand. She is currently a fixed income strategist in the fixed income and forex research team at Standard Bank. Prior to this, Zaakirah was a consumer economist in the macroeconomic research team at the bank. She has held a number of positions in industry, both in the public sector and private sector. These include being a consultant at Investec Private Bank and a researcher at the National Energy Regulator of South Africa. She has also lectured Economics including- Mathematical Economics, Financial Derivatives, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics- at both the University of the Witwatersrand and Rhodes University respectively. She has successfully published articles in various accredited journal articles in the fields of labour and energy economics.
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The SA Daily – PPI coming off peaks
Yesterday, local data showed that the producer price index (PPI) for November came in line with Bloomberg consensus expectations, moderating slightly to 6.8% y/y from 6.9% y/y in October. Excluding
The SA Daily – FCI now at 2016 levels
Financial conditions as captured by the financial conditions index (FCI) are important as it serves as a leading indicator for near-term economic activity. The SA Standard Bank financial conditions index
The SA Daily – CPI focus todayby Zaakirah Ismail Wed Dec 12 09:03:31 SAST 2018
Inflation data for November is scheduled for release today. Our expectations are for headline inflation to have increased by 5.1% y/y, in line with Bloomberg consensus expectations and unchanged from
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