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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: The CPI survey indicated that inflation is turning the corner, rising 6.6% y/y in January from 6.8% in December. December retail trade sales expanded 0.9% y/y, more or less in line with expectations. SSA: Mozambique’s woes continue as 4Q16 GDP plunged -0.7% y/y, seasonally adjusted. Mozambique headline inflation dropped to 20.6% y/y in […]

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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: The week delivered several lowlights. Disappointing mining and manufacturing data were capped off by the State of the Nation speech, which carried little in the way of tangible plans for structural reform. SSA: Headline inflation in Tanzania rose 5.2% y/y in January driven by higher food prices. Global: US nonfarm payrolls increased by […]

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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: The week’s economic releases were relatively upbeat, and for now, confirm our view for a better growth outcome in 2017. SSA: The Central Bank of Swaziland lifted the discount rate by 25bps to 7.25% as food inflation sits at an unsustainable 19% y/y in December—the highest among SACU countries. Global: Manufacturing PMIs continued […]

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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: The continued improvement in the SARB leading indicator strongly suggests that the worst may be behind us. SSA: Zambia headline inflation increased 7.5% y/y in December largely due to base effects. In Ghana, the BoG opted to keep rates unchanged at 25.5% in line with expectations. Global: US new and existing home sales […]

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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: Headline inflation negatively surprised in December. November retail sales expanded by a very robust 3.8% y/y from -0.2% in October. SSA: Mozambique has missed a $60 million Eurobond coupon payment due on Wednesday which resulted in the credit rating agency S&P placing Mozambique on a selective default rating. Global: Global inflation edged higher […]

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