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Precious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Platinum price to benefit from risk of industrial unrestAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa finally begins tightening cycleAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Consumer Prices (Jun.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: Last growth engine splutteringPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Data Response — South Africa’s Mine Production (May)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing PMI (Jun.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa dodges power price hike, but crisis will lingerPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Watch — Weakness in PGM prices should prove temporaryAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Rising inflation, stronger output suggest rate hike in South AfricaPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Data Response — South Africa’s Mine Production (Apr.)
Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Mining & Manufacturing Output (Apr.)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing PMI (May)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa GDP (Q1)Africa Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — African markets shrug off weak economic newsAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa edges closer to rate hikeAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Retail figures point to weak first quarter for South AfricaAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Consumer Prices (Apr.)Africa Economics > Africa Watch — South Africa: poor corn harvest poses little inflation riskPrecious Metals > Precious Metals Update — Platinum price to benefit from approaching “strike season”Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing Output (Mar.)
Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Increased financial inclusion will support growth in AfricaAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Consumer Prices (Mar.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African retail sales a positive surprise, but outlook still grimAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — South African banks’ rising external debt slips under radarAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing PMI (Mar.)Africa Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Markets unfazed by Nigeria election so farAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Kganyago paves way for South Africa rate hikeAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — Nigerian politics take centre stageAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa GDP Tracker points to slowdown at start of yearAfrica Economics > Africa Outlook — A difficult year ahead
Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Consumer Prices (Feb.)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Current Account (Q4)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing Production (Jan.)Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Fragile five whittled down to threeAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — South Africa faces lasting energy crisisAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing PMI (Feb.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa Budget: Tighter policy, more realistic assumptionsAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Election worries hit NigeriaAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa GDP (Q4)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa GDP Tracker points to strong Q4
Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing Production (Dec.)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing PMI (Jan.)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Trade (Dec.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Kganyago lengthens ‘pause’, no rate hikes until 2016Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Electricity shortages to stymie South Africa’s recoveryAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Consumer Prices (Dec.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa GDP Tracker points to acceleration in Q4Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing PMI (Dec.)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing Production (Nov.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — How damaging have strikes been to South Africa?
Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — How damaging have strikes been to South Africa?This article appears in multiple services — A bleak future for South Africa’s metals mining sectorAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — Naira and rand in the firing lineAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Consumer Prices (Nov.)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing Production (Oct.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — How South Africa stands to gain from the slump in oil pricesAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Current Account (Q3)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing PMI (Nov.)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Trade (Oct.)Africa Economics > Africa Chart Book — Nigeria forced to hike rates, while SA & Kenya hold fire
Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa GDP (Q3)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa holds rates, but signals tightening on the wayAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Consumer Prices (Oct.)Africa Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing Production (Sep.)Africa Economics > Africa Watch — South Africa gets serious about fiscal consolidationAfrica Economics > Africa Data Response — South Africa Manufacturing PMI (Oct.)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Falling commodity prices not enough to pull SA’s inflation downAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: talked the talk on austerity, now to walk the walkAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa GDP Tracker suggests sluggish growth in Q3Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African consumer spending to continue weakening
Africa Economics > Africa Watch — Weaker currencies add to need for tighter monetary policyAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Effect of slowdown in China to differ across AfricaAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — SA PMI points to recovery, but manufacturing still sluggishAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — South Africa comes back into the firing lineAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Ghana’s markets rebound, but SA’s take a tumbleAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Next SARB Governor faces an uphill taskAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African rates left unchanged as Marcus steps downAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — South African banking sector under scrutinyAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa’s current account woes return in Q2Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African PMI picks up but manufacturing still weak
Africa Economics > Africa Chart Book — Weaker growth looms for twin deficit countriesAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African economy stagnates in first half of 2014Africa Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — South African markets shrug off bank downgradesAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — Glimmers of hope for reform of South Africa’s labour marketAfrica Economics > Africa Outlook — Cracks emerge in the “Africa Rising” storyAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa GDP Tracker suggests continued weakness in Q2Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African manufacturing in dire straitsAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — Tightening cycles have further to runAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African inflation to remain above target until 2015Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African tightening cycle to remain gradual
Emerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Four questions about the BRICS Bank and swap dealAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: solid but unspectacular outlook for retailersAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — Zambia turns to the IMF – could Ghana follow suit?Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Fall in S. Africa’s current account deficit not as good as it looksAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — Concerns over policy credibility emerge in NigeriaAfrica Economics > Africa Outlook — Growing painsAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — Ghana and Zambia still in the firing lineAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African GDP contracts in Q1, rapid rebound unlikelyAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Another leg down for currenciesAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — SARB holds rates steady, but door still open for future hikes
Africa Economics > Africa Watch — Long-run prospects remain upbeat despite growing political concernsAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa GDP Tracker suggests sharp slowdown in Q1Africa Economics > Africa Economics Focus — What another five years of ANC rule means for South AfricaAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: manufacturing sector to drag on GDP growthAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Markets stable as early vote count suggests comfortable ANC winAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African elections: what to watch out forAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — Nigeria rises to top of the pileAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Rise in South African inflation has further to runAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Markets regain some composure after Q1 routAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — IMF’s new growth forecasts underscore growing vulnerabilities
Africa Economics > Africa Economics Focus — A look back at Zuma’s first termAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa PMI points to manufacturing slowdown in Q1Africa Economics > Africa Chart Book — Effects of China’s slowdown to vary across the regionAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — SARB pauses for breathEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Weaker domestic demand driving fragile five’s external positionsAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Currencies continue to tumbleAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — Regional vulnerabilities rising, but differentiation is neededAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Nigeria set to be confirmed as Africa’s largest economyEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — China fears resurfaceAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Fall in S. Africa’s current account deficit not as good as it seems
Africa Economics > Africa Outlook — Losing some shineAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African PMI picks up but challenges remainAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — EM turbulence spreads to AfricaAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African bond market unconvinced by budgetAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: Q4 growth accelerates but 2013 a year to forgetAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — EM currency turmoil spreads to AfricaAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — Time to revisit Africa’s growth story?Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African inflation to breach target range (again)Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa GDP Tracker suggests pick up in Q4Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African labour market conditions remain tough
Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Who is next in line to hike interest rates?Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African manufacturers still strugglingAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — South Africa tightens policy, others may soon follow suitAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Taking stock of the SARB’s surpriseAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: surprise rate hike fails to shore up the randAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: assessing the impact of the mining sector strikesAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Rand plunges to five-year lowEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Inflation likely to remain sticky in the “fragile five”Africa Economics > Africa Watch — A look ahead to the South African electionsAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — South African manufacturers face another difficult year
Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — Inflation unlikely to be a major threat in 2014Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa: another tough year aheadEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Trade Monitor — "Fragile five" trade balances improvingAfrica Economics > Africa Chart Book — African markets shrug off Fed taperingAfrica Economics > Africa Watch — Remittance inflows could take the edge off current account concernsAfrica Economics > Africa Markets Monitor — Rand set to weaken further next yearAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Focus — African consumer boom has much further to runAfrica Economics > Africa Economics Update — Nelson Mandela’s economic legacyEmerging Markets Economics > Emerging Markets Economics Update — Elections in the "Fragile Five": threat or an opportunity?Africa Economics > Africa Economics Update — South Africa’s current account deficit balloons in Q3