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 – Banks' pre-crisis caution is some comfortby Thanda Sithole Wed Apr 01 09:49:44 SAST 2020
The SA banking sector enters the current crisis without an overhang of excessive prior credit lending, per our estimated credit-to-GDP gap. However, COVID-19 poses a massive headwind to financial markets,
The SA Daily – Stimulus still no effectby Thanda Sithole Tue Mar 31 08:58:46 SAST 2020
Global equity indices have been battered by the coronavirus pandemic, a steep global demand slowdown, and depressed profits. Since January 2020, by yesterday the Developed Market Equity Index had shed
The SA Daily – Junk and outbreak weigh down SAby Thanda Sithole Mon Mar 30 08:54:39 SAST 2020
After holding fire for some time, Moody’s last Friday downgraded the SA sovereign to non-investment grade because of SA’s sustained economic weakness, further fiscal deterioration and government’s persistent lack of
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