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 in some retreatby Thanda Sithole Fri Feb 08 09:28:16 SAST 2019
The rand has sacrificed some of its January gains due to the US dollar rebounding and due to fears of euro zone growth slowing. The rand was R14.38/$ at end
The SA Daily – SA share of foreign reserves less than most EMby Thanda Sithole Thu Feb 07 08:41:36 SAST 2019
SA gross reserves were US$50.83bn in January (US$51.64bn in December), partly due to foreign-exchange swaps and payments made on behalf of the government. The fall in reserves was partially offset
The SA Daily – Rand driven since 2012 by almost only SA riskby Thanda Sithole Wed Feb 06 09:10:39 SAST 2019
The VIX index (which measures global risk aversion) has been stable, even receding from December’s peak, and this despite Brexit, US-China trade, and downward global growth revisions. Clearly, the markets
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