Global Economics Analyst

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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 4Q17 unemployment rate fell to 26.7% from 27.7% in the third quarter. December retail trade sales far exceeded our expectations, rising 5.3% y/y, but down -2.6% m/m on a seasonally adjusted basis. SSA: The Bank of Botswana and Bank of Namibia kept their policy rates unchanged at 5% and 6.75% respectively. Mozambique […]

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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: December mining output surprised sharply to the downside, slowing to just 0.1% y/y, compared to 6.5% in November. Manufacturing output maintained its momentum in the last month of 4Q17, with the December print coming in at 2% y/y, and up 1.1% m/m. SSA: Tanzania headline inflation remained unchanged at 4% y/y in January. […]

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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: December private sector credit extension accelerated modestly from 6.5% y/y in November to 6.7%. The 4Q17 FNB / BER consumer confidence index remain depressed at –8 index points, the 12th consecutive negative number. The December trade account registered a surplus of  R15.7bn. January vehicle sales fell sharply by –8.9% y/y. The ABSA manufacturing […]

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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: December headline inflation came in at 4.7% y/y from November’s 4.6%. The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) composite leading business cycle indicator for November was unchanged on a month-on-month basis. December producer price inflation (PPI) showed a mild acceleration to 5.2% y/y from 5.1% in November. SSA: The Ghana Monetary Policy Committee opted […]

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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: November mining volumes jumped 6.5% y/y, ahead of our expectations for a slight moderation from October’s 5.2% y/y. November retail trade sales surpassed even our bullish expectations, registering 8.2% y/y from an upwardly revised 3.5% in October. In line with our and market expectations, the SARB MPC opted to keep the repo rate […]

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