Economic growth

/Economic growth

SA’s Economic Growth Prospects Improving

By |2018-01-03T15:14:38+02:00May 10th, 2016|Credit Ratings Agencies, Economic growth, Ratings Downgrade|

This week, at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa 2016 held in in Rwanda, the government has the opportunity to restore confidence in South Africa’s economy. Our country’s economic growth prospects have improved since dodging a possible ratings downgrade to junk status. Moody’s Confirms Rating On Friday, the country’s spirits were lifted after international [...]

Low Consumer Confidence & Slow Economic Growth – Interest Rates Hike on Horizon?

By |2016-01-12T10:14:00+02:00July 16th, 2015|Consumer Confidence, Economic growth, interest rates, SA consumers|

The newest SA Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) indicates that our perspective of the current economic environment has plummeted to a 14-year low. We are all feeling the effects of slow economic growth, as the price of consumables, services and utilities continues to rise. CCI plunged from 0 to -4 from the last quarter of 2014 [...]