Elna Moolman ( Email )
Head, Financial Markets, Research Economics
Elna’s career started at the University of Pretoria in 1998 as lecturer in econometrics, macroeconomics and macroeconomic modelling, where she also worked extensively on macroeconomic modelling projects for SA and other sub-Saharan African countries as part of the modelling unit at the Department of Economics. She has published several articles in local and international academic journals, and has served as external examiner for post-graduate students at various SA universities. Elna has 17 years’ experience as private sector economist and has been the top-rated SA economist in the annual Financial Mail analyst ratings from 2008-2019. Elna holds a PhD (Econometrics) degree from the University of Pretoria, an MA (Economics) degree from New York University and a BCom (Actuarial Science) degree from the University of Pretoria.
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The SA Daily – Drought a risk to Q4:17 GDPby Elna Moolman Tue Mar 06 08:05:07 SAST 2018
We see Q4:17 GDP growth, due out today, as having moderated to 1.7% q/q (saar), from 2% q/q in Q3:17, which implies a 2017 growth rate of 0.9% y/y. A
The SA Daily – PSCE to have moderatedby Elna Moolman Tue Feb 27 08:16:22 SAST 2018
We await private sector credit extension (PSCE) data for January due out tomorrow morning. We expect PSCE growth to have moderated to 6.0% y/y in January, from 6.7% y/y in
The SA Daily – Fiscal steps should stave off downgradeby Elna Moolman Thu Feb 22 08:53:56 SAST 2018
The budget deficit and debt trajectories have improved, compared to the 2017 MTBPS. The budget deficit is projected to narrow from 4.6% of GDP in FY17/18, to 3.8% in FY18/19
The SA Daily – Benign inflation forecasts despite WC droughtby Elna Moolman Wed Feb 21 09:00:03 SAST 2018
We expect inflation to have moderated to 4.4% y/y in January from 4.7% y/y in December due largely to the decline in fuel prices and the expected moderation in food
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