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
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.
South Africa’s latest manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) report will dominate the domestic data docket.
The big item on this week’s domestic data docket is South Africa’s latest growth figures. Here is your guide.
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.
South African retail figures show an increase, business optimism in the US may spike, and Europe's Sentix gauge could slip further this week.
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.
This week is expected to see the end of the Federal Reserve’s daring asset purchase programme.
Nhlanhla Nene's medium-term budget statement and last month's inflation report are the big items on South Africa's economic calendar.
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.
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.