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 – All depends on bold actionby Thanda Sithole Mon Jun 24 09:00:31 SAST 2019
The SARB leading economic indicator, which is due out tomorrow, has been in contraction for six successive months implying near-term bleak economic outlook. The current business cycle downturn, which started
– Better data eases recession fearsby Thanda Sithole Fri Jun 14 08:54:10 SAST 2019
Recent monthly data has eased concerns about a technical recession now being imminent in Q2, especially after very poor Q1 GDP. Nevertheless, we foresee a 25 bps rate cut in
– Politics may delay rate cutby Thanda Sithole Thu Jun 13 08:33:26 SAST 2019
In the last six months, four emerging markets have cut rates. India eased by a cumulative 75 bps; Chile, the Philippines and Malaysia eased by 25 bps, citing growth concerns
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