Thanda Sithole ( Email )
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 – EM currencies off deep lowsby Thanda Sithole Wed Jul 08 09:12:55 SAST 2020
From R14.00/$ in January, the rand has now retraced off its weakest levels during the sell-off in April – but it is still down 18%. Indeed, most EM currencies are
The SA Daily – Confidence and HCE downby Thanda Sithole Tue Jul 07 09:15:33 SAST 2020
We expect total real household consumption expenditure (HCE), which accounts for over 60% of SA GDP, to contract by 10.5% y/y this year, four times the 2.6% contraction of 2009
The SA Daily – Construction up against a wallby Thanda Sithole Mon Jul 06 09:07:04 SAST 2020
In 1Q20, real private sector fixed investment contracted by a deep 25.3% q/q seasonally adjusted, after the 10.3% q/q contraction in 4Q19. This does not bode well for sustainable growth
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