Thanda Sithole ( Email )
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 – A toll taken on retail tradeby Thanda Sithole Thu Dec 12 08:27:39 SAST 2019
Retail trade has been depressed despite retail inflation having been subdued for a long time now. Real demand, to capitalise on subdued prices, is clearly lacking. The SA economic fundamentals
The SA Daily – Little retail cheer hereby Thanda Sithole Wed Dec 11 08:21:27 SAST 2019
Retail confidence is still far below the 50-pt neutral threshold as well as below the pre-2008/09 crisis historical average of 52 index points. Still, the BER retailer business confidence index
The SA Daily – Spending less and lessby Thanda Sithole Tue Dec 10 08:55:28 SAST 2019
The official household consumption expenditure growth data having moderated from last year’s levels confirms a constrained SA consumer. Nominal house price growth in 2019 has trended sideways, averaging 4.1% y/y
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