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 – Still weak conditions
The Standard Bank industry-wide PMI shows that SA business conditions deteriorated further in September, to 48.0 pts, albeit at a slower pace than August’s 47.2 pts, and slightly better than
The SA Daily – So far, H2 too looks bleak
•We contemplate a number of growth indicators, for colour around economic momentum in H2:18. These include the manufacturing PMI, vehicle sales for September, and electricity consumption for August. So far,
The SA Daily – Sustainable growth matters
In this week’s The SA Daily titled Only growth can deliver more jobs, we found an employment-GDP intensity (elasticity) in SA of around 0.5, implying a 1pps increase in real
The SA Daily – Only growth can deliver more jobs
At a recent ANC lekgotla, President Ramaphosa proposed a stimulus package to assist sluggish SA growth and employment. Not much is known yet about this plan, and the National Treasury
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