Annabel Bishop

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Name: Annabel Bishop
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]
Entities: Annabel Bishop
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Inflation respite raises hope of steady rates

INFLATION was slightly better than expected last month, with some economists saying this could contribute to interest rates being kept steady in September, when the central bank’s monetary policy committee meets again.The Reserve Bank began a rate-hiking ... [Published BDlive - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Stats SA: Shelf prices increase

JOHANNESBURG– Statistics South Africa says prices on the shop shelves have increased by 6.6 percent between June 2013 and June 2014.The figure is unchanged from May's number and is slightly below what was expected.Prices went up by 0.3 percent between ... [Published Eye Witness News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

SA anticipates interest rates announcement

It's an uncertain time for South Africans with the Reserve Bank to make its interest rates announcement this afternoon.More bad news could await South Africans as the Reserve Bank concludes its Monetary Policy Meeting.The need to stabilise a weakened ... [Published ENCA - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Pick-up in retail sales not the full picture

The surprising 2.4 percent increase in retail sales in May, against much lower projections, did not indicate that consumers were out of their misery yet, on the contrary, the risk of a recession was still high, economists said yesterday.Against a meek ... [Published IOL - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Another interest rate hike? Annabel Bishop discusses what we can expect from... - Biznews.com

...Rand has depreciated substantially and historically, that does mean the Reserve Bank's inflation model does tick up its CPI forecast and that could be where Nomura is coming from. ALEC HOGG: All right, so putting it all together: industrial...full ... [Published Liberty Group Limited - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Rand, strikes to weigh in on S.Africa MPC meeting

Ongoing labour issues and a weak rand could have a more substantial effect on the Monetary Policy Committee’s rate decision this week.“We’ve got no hike in our forecast. Our argument is that our industrial production has actually gone into a recession. ... [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

IMF likely to cut SA’s growth forecast

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to cut South Africa’s economic growth forecast for the third time in under a year as it becomes clear that Eskom’s limited electricity supply and repeated strikes are weighing on economic growth.The IMF ... [Published BDlive - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

S. Africa Metals Union to Resume Pay Talks to End Strike

The South African union leading awalkout by 220,000 metalworkers will resume wage talks withemployers on July 9 as the strike heads for a second week.The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa lastweek rejected an improved offer from the Steel ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Calling all bosses to follow in Bristow’s wheel tracks

RandGold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow is nursing sore ribs as a small price to pay for the 26-day motorcycle ride across the continent which raised $1.6 million (R17m) for abused women and children in the most poverty-stricken parts of Afri ... [Published IOL - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Stable rates, polls buoy consumer confidence

CONSUMER confidence surprisingly rose to a more than two year high in the second quarter, supported by stable interest rates, peaceful national general elections and a fuel price decrease.The FNB/Bureau for Economic Research consumer confidence index ... [Published BDlive - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Data due out will affect speed of rate hikes

MONEY supply and private sector credit extension (PSCE) data are expected to give further guidance on whether the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee will hike rates at its next meeting on July 15 to 17.The Bank has made it clear the economy is in ... [Published BDlive - Jun 30 2014]

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...1 percent to 44.2 percent on the effects of the credit amnesty. "however, this does not imply consumers are better able to handle higher interest rates, but rather that many old records were removed from the system where payments were not being serviced" Bishop said

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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]
SA anticipates interest rates announcement [Published ENCA - Jul 17 2014]
Pick-up in retail sales not the full picture [Published IOL - Jul 17 2014]
Buoyant retail sales spark fears of rate hike [Published BDlive - Jul 17 2014]
Another interest rate hike? Annabel Bishop disc... [Published Liberty Group Limited - Jul 14 2014]
Rand, strikes to weigh in on S.Africa MPC meeting [Published CNBC Africa - Jul 14 2014]
CLOTHING RETAILERS: Bottom line therapy [Published Financial Mail - Jul 10 2014]
IMF likely to cut SA’s growth forecast [Published BDlive - Jul 10 2014]
S. Africa Metals Union to Resume Pay Talks to E... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 07 2014]
Stable rates, polls buoy consumer confidence [Published BDlive - Jul 03 2014]
Calling all bosses to follow in Bristow’s wheel... [Published IOL - Jul 03 2014]
Consumers display signs of optimism [Published Daily News South Africa - Jul 03 2014]
ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Data due out will affect s... [Published BDlive - Jun 30 2014]
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