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    Jarred is currently an Economist at FNB. He is responsible for providing expertise, advice and support in economic practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics through research and analysis of economic conditions that affect industry and/or business. He is also responsible for making recommendations for strategic decisions based on findings from economic policy and financial market analysis. Before joining FNB, Jarred was a Financial Services Sector Analyst at Genesis Analytics. Here he worked on array of projects with focus ranging from investment banking, macroeconomic analysis, digital strategy formulation, alternative delivery channel risk assessments, housing finance strategy and payment opportunity analyses. The demographic of his work extended to include the whole African continent for which he provided valuable insights to several financial services clients.

    Highlights SA: It was a good week as far as domestic economic data was concerned. February CPI positively surprised, rising 6.3% y/y in February from 6.6% in January. The FNB / BER building confidence index edged 3 points higher in 1Q17 to 43. The SARB composite leading business cycle indicator for January rose 0.9% m/m. […]

  • Mamello Matikinca

    February CPI

    Mamello Matikinca

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    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.

    Headline inflation positively surprised, rising 6.3% y/y in February from 6.6% in January. Our bearish forecast relative to the outcome was underpinned by a bearish view on long-term insurance. Indeed medical insurance rose 9.8% y/y, and ,as such, miscellaneous goods and services contributed 1.1 percentage points to the headline number.   Food inflation continues to […]

  • Mamello Matikinca

    Mamello Matikinca

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    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.

    Highlights SA: The RMB/BER Business Confidence Index , once again underwhelmed. The index increased by a minuscule two points to 40 in the first quarter of 2017. SSA: Headline inflation in Ghana continued to moderate in February, recording an annual increase of 13.2% y/y from 13.3%. Global: After a slew of encouraging data releases and […]

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    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.

    Retail sales maintained its weakening bias in January, contracting by a notable -2.3% y/y after rising 1.0% in December. While the contraction is partly due to base effects, high inflation, weak household credit extension and the lag effect from the interest rate hike last year, also explain the weakening trend in retail sales. There was […]

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    Jarred is currently an Economist at FNB. He is responsible for providing expertise, advice and support in economic practice formulation and associated best practice improvement tactics through research and analysis of economic conditions that affect industry and/or business. He is also responsible for making recommendations for strategic decisions based on findings from economic policy and financial market analysis. Before joining FNB, Jarred was a Financial Services Sector Analyst at Genesis Analytics. Here he worked on array of projects with focus ranging from investment banking, macroeconomic analysis, digital strategy formulation, alternative delivery channel risk assessments, housing finance strategy and payment opportunity analyses. The demographic of his work extended to include the whole African continent for which he provided valuable insights to several financial services clients.

    Highlights SA: 2016 GDP printed slightly below our 0.4% expectation, registering 0.3%. SSA: In Namibia, Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein tabled a socially-progressive budget against a very challenging economic backdrop. Global: Eurozone GDP advanced 0.4% q/q in 4Q16, unchanged from the previous period. Japan GDP increased 0.3% q/q in 4Q16 – unchanged from the previous quarter. […]

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