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
The SA Reserve Bank forecasts consumer inflation in the continent's number two economy will average 6.3% in 2014. Here's your economic week ahead.
This week, Stats SA is due to release the country's latest retail figures, while China will report its growth figures. Here's the economic week ahead.
From Nigeria becoming Africa's largest economy to the US government releasing its monthly budget statement, here are this week's economic highlights.
From SA Reserve Bank's release of money supply and credit data to Sars's report on preliminary trade figures, here's what to expect this week.
Rates decisions from Africa's two largest economies, developments in Ukraine and key US, European and Asian reports are likely to move markets.
SA will release last month's inflation figures, while economists keep tabs on Ukraine since Sunday's vote by Crimeans to join the Russian Federation.
From Stats SA releasing mining and manufacturing data to decisions on India's latest inflation figures, here's what to look out for this week.
Russia's decision to send troops into Ukraine has added an element of uncertainty to global markets. Here's what is to look out for this week.
This week, SA's finance minister will give his budget address while the US Federal Reserve chief is set to resume her testimony on monetary policy.
After the country's annual inflation rate rose to 5.4% in December, the next big item on SA's data calendar would be this week's CPI report.