Outlook For South African Equities

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Most parts of South Africa are forecast to receive above average rainfall in the autumn season from April, the national weather service said on Thursday, too late to benefit the drought-seared summer maize.

Broadening exposure beyond conventional stocks and bonds, identifying opportunities in emerging markets and deploying more dynamic asset allocation strategies are some ways to adapt. In some respects, our outlook represents an extension of the same long cycle we envisioned heading into 2016. The key difference.

CAPE TOWN (miningweekly.com) – The outlook for platinum demand in the. leapfrogging from Euro 4 to Euro 6. Platinum equities would go up during 2016 as money floated back into South Africa from investors seeing.

Vodacom, South Africa’s operator with the most users, lowered its medium-term outlook for earnings before interest. "It’s not a Vodacom specific story," said Farai Mapfinya, head of equities and portfolio manager at JM Busha Asset.

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund has raised South Africa’s growth forecast for this year after recoveries in the agriculture and mining sectors, but perceptions of policy uncertainty pose a downside risk, a.

Mar 31, 2017. Key trends in the South African economy. 31 March 2015. Department of Research and. Stock-markets have been performing generally well, commodity prices have recovered some lost ground, the. the risks to the economic outlook are tilted to the downside. The South African economy expanded by.

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The term "rapidly developing economies" is being used to denote emerging markets such as The United Arab Emirates, Chile and Malaysia that are undergoing rapid growth.

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Sep 11, 2017. "Our negative outlook for South Africa's banking system is mainly due to the weak operating conditions, which will challenge banks' loan quality and profitability," said Nondas Nicolaides, a Moody's Vice President — Senior Credit Officer and co -author of the report. "Low economic growth will weaken banks'.

MSCI SOUTH AFRICA INDEX (USD). MSCI SOUTH AFRICA INDEX. The MSCI South Africa Index is designed to measure the performance of the large and mid cap segments of the South African market. With 53 constituents, the index covers approximately 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in South Africa.

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Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders to a working lunch on the sidelines in New York.

The big four South African banks remained profitable despite South Africa’s economic uncertainty, a PricewaterhouseCoopers report found.

Highlights the region’s major crops plus legislative, environmental and regulatory issues that affect farmers in the Delta region who harvest cotton, soybeans, rice.

From our Equity Research team, we cover 56 listed companies, comprising over 85% of the JSE by market capitalisation, including mining, telecoms, financial services, industrials, retail and insurance, our team is increasingly acknowledged as a market leader in South African research in leading surveys such as Financial.

There is one thing sure about the market’s outlook for 2015: It will be full of surprises. Iraq and Syria and other parts of the Middle East and North Africa, in as close to our shores here in Southeast Asia, by falling oil prices and North Korea.

South African Airways (SAA) is again looking at opportunities for. The airline is in dire straits, and its outlook.

CAPE TOWN, Nov 29 (Reuters) – South African Airways (SAA) has outstanding debt of. Chief financial officer Phumeza Nhantsi said SAA’s losses for 2017/18 were forecast to widen to 4 billion rand from a previous estimate of.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP. In its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), published on Tuesday, the IMF outlined that the country could expect GDP growth of 0.8%.

Germany’s SAP will investigate allegations that its South African office agreed kickbacks to a company controlled by the country’s controversial Gupta family, as.

G8 Countries: United States of America. NEW: OECD Economic Outlook No. 87 (May 2010 – English) The economy continues the recovery that began in mid-2009.

Oct 9, 2017. We believe there is still good runway left for the asset class, with performance still off its historical peaks and more earnings. Summary. • We maintain a favorable outlook for emerging markets equity and debt based on continued improvements in emerg- ing markets fundamentals and supportive global eco-.