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 – Rand-top performing EMby Thanda Sithole Thu Apr 18 08:26:12 SAST 2019
The rand has gained by about 4.1% after reaching a low of R14.58/$ towards end of March. It is currently trading at R13.98/$, below its 20-day moving average and is
The SA Daily – Fuel prices too a dragby Thanda Sithole Wed Apr 17 08:26:52 SAST 2019
CPI inflation for March and retail sales for February are due out today. We expect inflation of 4.6% y/y (4.1% y/y in February) due to base effects and higher fuel
The SA Daily – No confidence, no growthby Thanda Sithole Tue Apr 16 08:27:34 SAST 2019
Based on the production side of the SA economy, we estimate that real GDP growth contracted 1% q/q (seasonally adjusted and annualised) in Q1:19. Growth might average just 0.9% in
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