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In April 2014, Thanda joined Standard Bank as an Economist in the macroeconomic research division, with focus on building and maintaining macroeconomic models. His role also involves forecasting, and writing macroeconomic reports. Previously, he worked as a Senior Research Analyst at Eqstra Fleet Management and as a Business Analyst at Nedbank. Thanda holds a Master’s degree in Econometrics (with cum laude), from the University of Johannesburg. He has completed the requisite course work for a Master of Finance and Investment from Wits Business School, and has also completed a Masters Skill Programme in Industrial Economics from Maastricht University, in Netherlands. In 2010, he graduated with an Honour's degree in Economics from the University of Witwatersrand.
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The SA Daily – Household expenditure up, on debtby Thanda Sithole Fri Mar 22 08:37:35 SAST 2019
The SARB Quarterly Bulletin shows the household debt to income ratio rising to 72.7% in 4Q18, from 71.8% in 3Q18. And, household debt rose 6.9% y/y, from 5.1% y/y, but
The SA Daily – Eskom a severe impediment to economic growthby Thanda Sithole Wed Mar 20 08:30:33 SAST 2019
SA’s output gap is negative, with actual growth undershooting potential growth throughout our forecast horizon of 2019-2020. The SARB’s estimate too, as at the January MPC, shows it as such,
The SA Daily – Inflation still benign; rates to stay steadyby Thanda Sithole Tue Mar 19 08:31:38 SAST 2019
The rand has shed 2.8% since February’s close of R14.07/$ and 8.6% since January’s close of R13.31/$. It is now weaker than its short-, medium- and long-term averages, currently at
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