Shireen Darmalingam ( Email )
Shireen Darmalingam is a Macroeconomics Analyst at Standard Bank Research. Her thematic research and insight provides valuable views on South African economic affairs. Shireen graduated from the University of Cape Town with an Honours degree in Business Science. She is currently enrolled at the University of the Witwatersrand for a Masters degree in Commerce with an economics major. Shireen joined Standard Bank in 2001.
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The SA Daily – SONA 2020 - “fixing fundamentals”by Shireen Darmalingam Fri Feb 14 08:19:06 SAST 2020
The rand is somewhat weaker this morning after President Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) last night. It still faces significant risks in Q1:20 (Budget 2020; a likely Moody’s
The SA Daily – Household spending should rise in 2020by Shireen Darmalingam Thu Feb 13 08:24:52 SAST 2020
December retail sales contracted by 0.4% y/y, from November’s 2.6% y/y increase. For 2019, total retail sales posted average growth of just 1.2% y/y, compared to 2.4% in 2018. Sales
The SA Daily – Youth unemployment still sky-highby Shireen Darmalingam Wed Feb 12 08:50:14 SAST 2020
The labour market remains the SA economy’s Achilles’ heel, as jobs are still being shed, and, whatever job gains are made, can neither arrest nor offset high unemployment — especially
The SA Daily – Manufacturing and mining in poor shapeby Shireen Darmalingam Tue Feb 11 07:59:39 SAST 2020
It’s a busy week as far as data releases are concerned this week. Manufacturing production data for December is due today. Manufacturing output is expected to have contracted further by
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