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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 – Trade still locked downby Thanda Sithole Fri Jun 26 09:14:55 SAST 2020
Per World Trade Monitor data, April world trade volumes contracted sharply, by 12.1% m/m (16.2% y/y), after the 2.4% m/m (5.4% y/y) March contraction. April was the worse m/m contraction
The SA Daily – A fiscal crossroadsby Thanda Sithole Thu Jun 25 08:46:14 SAST 2020
National Treasury’s (NT) revised Budget 2020 reflects the COVID-19 impact on our economy, with government’s fiscal position now even worse off; NT now forecasts a massive revenue shortfall of R304bn
The SA Daily – Retailer revenue poorerby Thanda Sithole Wed Jun 24 09:06:31 SAST 2020
Both the April consumer inflation and March retail sales data releases are due out today; consumer inflation likely dropped to 2.8% y/y, from 4.1% y/y in March. Bloomberg consensus foresees
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