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China’s economy still slowing as policy makers form 2019 Plans

Chinese stocks fall along with the currency as data signals a deepening slowdown.

Retail sales up 2.2% year/year in October

On a month-on-month basis, sales rose 0.6% in October.

SA escapes recession, but …

Despite improved outlook, risks remain.

Goldman sees another weak year after a lousy 2018

Analysts say returns in 2019 will be low but still better than 2018.

SA emerges from recession as farming, manufacturing jump

GDP figures in the third quarter rise above expectation.

Trade deficit widens to R5.55bn in October

From a revised R3.83bn deficit in September.

What is the future of money?

How data, computing power and AI promise to revolutionise hyper-personalisation and enable 'contextual' banking.

SA, Nigeria deviate on tackling persistent inflation

The central banks of Africa’s two largest economies are both concerned about creeping inflation but are tackling the issue in different ways.

Rand rallies on optimism today’s rate hike isn’t just a one-off

The central bank’s decision to increase its benchmark rate on Thursday is especially notable.

When MPC is split 50/50, the hawks tend to win

In the last three years, the Monetary Policy Committee was split down the middle only twice.

The doors to China’s $12trn economy are not wide open

The world's second-largest economy wants equal access in return.

Rethinking pricing in a recession

Recognise the tools retailers use to encourage you to spend.

Investors punish SA for its budget with dismal auction

Demand for bonds dropped 67% from the previous sale to the lowest since March.

SA spends too much time on populism, Kganyago says

Instead of focusing on boosting the economy.



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