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In April 2014, Thanda joined Standard Bank as an Economist in the macroeconomic research division, with focus on building and maintaining macroeconomic models. His role also involves forecasting, and writing macroeconomic reports. Previously, he worked as a Senior Research Analyst at Eqstra Fleet Management and as a Business Analyst at Nedbank. Thanda holds a Master’s degree in Econometrics (with cum laude), from the University of Johannesburg. He has completed the requisite course work for a Master of Finance and Investment from Wits Business School, and has also completed a Masters Skill Programme in Industrial Economics from Maastricht University, in Netherlands. In 2010, he graduated with an Honour's degree in Economics from the University of Witwatersrand.
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The SA Daily – Property prices plummetby Thanda Sithole Fri Aug 07 09:09:35 SAST 2020
Despite mortgage application volumes rising from April lows during Level 5 lockdown, and even surpassing pre-pandemic levels, residential property prices, per our inhouse Standard Bank House Price Index (HPI), grew
The SA Daily – Pressing unemploymentby Thanda Sithole Thu Aug 06 09:00:37 SAST 2020
The stated aim of the National Development Plan (NDP) of an unemployment rate of 14.0% by 2020 and 6% by 2030 has remained out of range since 2010. Per the
The SA Daily – Conditions ever tighterby Thanda Sithole Wed Aug 05 08:50:03 SAST 2020
GDP recovering back to even 2019 levels will be protracted, with an economy facing tight financial conditions, abrupt job and income losses, and individuals and SMMEs with no cashflow. In
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