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 RMB / BER Business Confidence index gained 6 points in the third quarter to a reading of 35, but remains well below the 50 neutral mark. July retail trade sales registered the fifth consecutive positive reading for 2017, expanding 1.8% y/y in July. Contrary to our expectations of a modest narrowing of […]

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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: South Africa bounced back from a technical recession with GDP expanding 2.5% q/q in 2Q17, slightly above our expectations of 2.1%. As signalled by the ABSA manufacturing PMI, manufacturing production contracted 2.4% y/y in July. Mining production, however, increased 0.9% y/y but was softer than the 1.3% posted in June. Vehicle sales surged […]

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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: Private sector credit extension decelerated further in July, falling to 5.7% y/y from 6.2% in June. The producer price index (PPI) for final manufactured goods fell to 3.6% y/y in July from 4% the previous month. The trade balance posted a R8.99 billion surplus in July—the sixth consecutive monthly surplus this year. SSA: […]

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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 eased to 4.6% y/y in July, in line with our expectations, from 5.1% in June, mainly due to a moderation in fuel, electricity and food prices. June freight payload volumes increased 11.8% y/y. For the 12 months to June, 9.76 million foreigners have travelled to South Africa for the purposes of a […]

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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 week of mixed fortunes in terms of domestic news and data. Employment figures unsurprisingly continued to disappoint, while mining and manufacturing, despite persistent weakness, are set to positively contribute to 2Q17 GDP, albeit off a low base. SSA: Zambia opted to cut the policy rate by 150bps to 11%. Mozambique […]

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