Mamello Matikinca
About Mamello Matikinca

Mamello is macroeconomic analyst. Prior to joining FNB she worked as a macroeconomic analyst for the RMB global markets research team. She started her career at the Bureau for Economic Research, working as a trainee Economist. Mamello holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree (Econometrics) from the University of Johannesburg.

  • August CPI

    Consumer price inflation rose 4.8% y/y in August from 4.6% in July, this was slightly better than  the consensus expectation of 4.9%. The main driver behind the uptick in inflation was (19c/l) increase in fuel prices, which translated to 3.9% y/y rise in transport inflation in August from 1.0% y/y in July .  Food inflation […]

  • July CPI

    Posted In Economics

    Headline inflation eased to 4.6% y/y in July, in line with our expectations, from 5.1% in June.  The moderation in headline inflation was due to lower fuel, electricity and food prices. On a month-on-month basis, inflation rose 0.3%.  Transport was the biggest detractor from the m/m rise in inflation. This was on the back of a […]

  • Economics Weekly -21 June 2017

    Highlights SA: The MPC decided to cut interest rates by 25 basis points to 6.75%. The bank is now less concerned about the inflation outlook, it has lowered its forecast notably for the forecast period. Global: China GDP increased 6.9% y/y in 2Q17, unchanged from 1Q17. US (+1.6% y/y), Eurozone (+1.3% y/y) and UK (+2.6% […]

  • Inflation and retail sales

    Posted In Uncategorized

    At 5.1% y/y (previously 5.4% in May)  headline inflation  in June printed in line with our expectations. Core inflation stabilized at 4.8% y/y. Over the month inflation rose 0.2%.  Housing and utilities was the biggest contributor to inflation- actual rentals and owners’ equivalent rent rose 1.4% m/m and 1.3% m/m respectively. This translated into a […]

  • Economics Weekly – 7 July 2017

    Highlights SA: Trade data released at the tail end of last week showed that the country registered a surplus of R9.5bn in May, the fourth consecutive surplus. SSA: Zambia GDP grew 3% y/y in 1Q17 although lower compared to the 3.8% posted in the previous quarter. Zambia headline inflation edged up to 6.8% y/y in […]

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