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Matt Quigley

Matt Quigley

Matt Quigley writes the weekly economic preview for the Mail & Guardian. His blog on the South African economy can be found at www.thoughtleader.co.za/mattquigley
Economic week ahead: A slew of SA data
Economic week ahead: A slew of SA data
SA’s data diary is full this week with updates on it's current account, inflation, mining, manufacturing and retail sales over the coming days.
Economic week ahead: PMI reports, central banks
Economic week ahead: PMI reports, central banks
South Africa’s latest manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) report will dominate the domestic data docket.
Economic week ahead: SA growth update
Economic week ahead: SA growth update
The big item on this week’s domestic data docket is South Africa’s latest growth figures. Here is your guide.
Economic week ahead: SA rates decision, inflation data
Economic week ahead: SA rates decision, inflation data
The Reserve Bank’s final rates decision of the year and October’s inflation report are the big items on South Africa’s economic calendar this week.
Economic week ahead: SA shows rise in retail sales
Economic week ahead: SA shows rise in retail sales
South African retail figures show an increase, business optimism in the US may spike, and Europe's Sentix gauge could slip further this week.
Economic week ahead: Lots of data, not as much electricity
Economic week ahead: Lots of data, not as much electricity
This week SA will be dealing with power outages and Americans will head to the polls for the country’s mid-term elections. Here's your guide.
Economic week ahead: The end of an era
Economic week ahead: The end of an era
This week is expected to see the end of the Federal Reserve’s daring asset purchase programme.
Economic week ahead: Budget statement, inflation data
Economic week ahead: Budget statement, inflation data
Nhlanhla Nene's medium-term budget statement and last month's inflation report are the big items on South Africa's economic calendar.
Economic week ahead: Signs of slowing growth
Economic week ahead: Signs of slowing growth
An index measuring economic activity in SA shows the biggest decline in several years - but one bright spot is an expected increase in retail sales.
Economic week ahead: Focus on global prospects
Economic week ahead: Focus on global prospects
The IMF and World Bank will hold their annual meetings this week, with key global economic reports being released in the run up to these events.
Economic week ahead: SA data, US jobs, EU rates
Economic week ahead: SA data, US jobs, EU rates
South Africa and the US are expected to announce their latest employment statistics while China's manufacturing update will be closely watched.