Annabel Bishop

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Name: Annabel Bishop
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Bonds firmer after second-quarter GDP data

Bonds were firmer at midday on Tuesday‚ despite gross domestic product (GDP) data for the second quarter coming in worse than expected.The firmer uptake was in response to the Treasury issuing R600m of R2044s and R750m of R2048s in the weekly government ... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Economy can grow with business ease

Generic imageNATIONAL NEWS - South Africa's economy can grow if the ease of doing business in the country improves, Investec said on Tuesday."The ease of doing business in South Africa has deteriorated... [with] heightened strike action and proliferating ... [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rate hike unlikely due to lack of retail growth

THE absence of any growth in last month’s retail sales has put to rest fears of a quick follow-up to last month’s interest rate hike of 0.25 percentage points.The retail numbers join a set of bleak statistics from other sectors of the economy which all ... [Published Herald Live - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Inflation moderates for first time this year

Inflation moderated slightly more than expected last month — the first moderation this year — causing the rand to depreciate as investors took the better-than-expected news as a sign that interest rates would remain unchanged next month.Higher interest ... [Published Fast Moving - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Inflation moderates for first time this year

INFLATION moderated slightly more than expected last month — the first moderation this year — causing the rand to depreciate as investors took the better-than-expected news as a sign that interest rates would remain unchanged next month.Higher interest ... [Published BDlive - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Inflation drops – here’s what it means for you

Inflation dropped to 6.3% in July from 6.6% in June.Inflation, which is measured officially as the consumer price index by Statistics South Africa, measures price increases across a basket of products, from electricity to transport to education and f ... [Published City Press - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Retail sales stasis bodes ill for economy

No growth in retail sales for June further confirmed scepticism about economic growth, which was expected to come in below 2 percent this year, economists agreed yesterday.Measured in real terms, retail trade sales were unchanged between June last year ... [Published IOL - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: Flat retail sales a concern

WEDNESDAY’s weak retail sales figures were of interest for a number of reasons, not least of which relates to the crash and curatorship of African Bank.Under curatorship, African Bank may continue to lend, but there would be no point allowing it to lend ... [Published BDlive - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Inflation set to remain stable

Bernard SathekgeEconomists are pencilling in an inflation rate deceleration that could see the Consumer Price Index retreat back to the target range of 3-6% through the remainder of 2014 on the back of declining food prices and other factors.The decline ... [Published The New Age Online - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Producer inflation rosy for consumer

PRODUCER inflation slowed while South Africa’s trade deficit narrowed sharply in June, temporarily providing some rare good news in a first half of the year characterised by a disappointing economy.The data were, however, not enough to support the rand, ... [Published BDlive - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Rand shrugs off emerging market concerns

THE rand shrugged off emerging market concerns on Thursday afternoon after Argentina was declared in default of $539m by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) after protracted negotiations for the payment of interest to bondholders were terminated.Despite ... [Published BDlive - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Economic review with Annabel Bishop

Annabel Bishop speaks to CNBC Africa to review some of the economic data and news from the past week as well as to preview what is important to watch next week. ... [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 25 2014]
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"the ease of doing business in south africa has deteriorated... [with] heightened strike action and proliferating regulations, resulting in the falling growth trend since 2012" group economist Annabel Bishop said in a statement
"this does not bode well for the second-quarter gross domestic product (gdp) outcome as the second quarter reading to date for industrial production, including mining, electricity and manufacturing production, also show a contraction. this implies that the risk of a recession in [the] first half remains prominent" Investec chief economist Annabel Bishop said

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Rate hike unlikely due to lack of retail growth [Published Herald Live - Aug 26 2014]
Economy can grow with business ease [Published Knysna-Plett Herald - Aug 26 2014]
SA narrowly avoids recession [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 26 2014]
Bonds firmer after second-quarter GDP data [Published JSE Securities Exchange - Aug 26 2014]
Inflation moderates for first time this year [Published Fast Moving - Aug 25 2014]
Inflation moderates for first time this year [Published BDlive - Aug 21 2014]
Inflation drops – here’s what it means for you [Published City Press - Aug 20 2014]
Retail sales stasis bodes ill for economy [Published IOL - Aug 14 2014]
EDITORIAL: Flat retail sales a concern [Published BDlive - Aug 14 2014]
Inflation set to remain stable [Published The New Age Online - Aug 13 2014]
Producer inflation rosy for consumer [Published BDlive - Aug 01 2014]
Rand shrugs off emerging market concerns [Published BDlive - Jul 31 2014]
Economic review with Annabel Bishop [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 25 2014]
Inflation respite raises hope of steady rates [Published BDlive - Jul 24 2014]
Stats SA: Shelf prices increase [Published Eye Witness News - Jul 23 2014]
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