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2015Q2
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Jun 2015
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2015Q1
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2015Q2
 
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Stocks, euro staggered by Greece; China rescue in doubt
Source: Reuters

Asian stocks hit a six-month trough and the euro stumbled on Monday after a Greek vote against austerity measures endangered its future in the single currency and raised the risk of a full-blown crisis in the euro zone.
6 July 2015

Asian stocks slip as China rout intensifies, dollar weak
Source: Reuters

Asian stocks fell on Friday as China's stocks plunged and growing caution before Greece's weekend referendum prompted investors to cut risky bets, while disappointing U.S. employment data weighed on the dollar.
3 July 2015

New car sales dive as economy falters
Source: Business Day

New vehicle sales last month suffered their biggest drop in more than a year as a subdued economy took its toll. But exports of locally made vehicles continued to rise.
2 July 2015

Strong vehicle exports boost trade balance
Source: Business Day

THE trade balance recorded an unexpected surplus in May — the first for this year — as exports overtook imports. A surprise surplus of R5bn — after a revised shortfall of R1.4bn in April — helped strengthen the rand.
1 July 2015

Low electricity prices not responsible for load shedding, says Nersa
Source: Business Day

THE National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) took a tough stand against Eskom on Monday when it rejected another price increase request from the utility, offering temporary relief to price-weary consumers.
30 June 2015

FNB Civil

After dropping to 39 points in 1Q2015, the FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index recovered somewhat to 44 points in 2Q2015. However, the rise in confidence is deceiving in that the state of the civil construction industry, as implied by the underlying data, seems to have worsened during the quarter.
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BER PMI, June 2015 release

The current sponsorship for the manufacturing PMI has come to an end. The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) wishes to thank Kagiso Tiso Holdings (KTH) sincerely for their sponsorship and support of this important economic indicator over the past six years. The BER is in the process of negotiating with a new sponsor and this will be announced at the July release of the PMI. However, for June, the PMI will be released under the BER banner.

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Economic Snapshot Jun 2 2015
A concise monthly document that provides a graphical overview of recent SA economic developments. ...more
BER press release Jun 10 2015
The RMB/BER business confidence index (BCI) declined from 49 to 43 in the second quarter of 2015. ...more
BER press release Jul 2 2015
The FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) plunged to a 14.5-year low of -15 in 2015Q2. While the ...more
Economic Snapshot Jul 2 2015
A concise monthly document that provides a graphical overview of recent SA economic developments. ...more
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BER Weekly Jul 6 2015
Domestic data released over the past week presented a mixed bag. While the manufacturing Purchasing ...more
BER Comment: Greek woes and the SA econo... Jul 2 2015
The probability of a bad end to the Greek debt impasse has increased notably over the past week. ...more
BER Press Release: FNB/BER Consumer Conf... Jul 2 2015
The FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) plunged to a 14.5-year low of -15 in 2015Q2. While the ...more
BER Comment Jul 2 2015
The FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) plunged to a 14.5-year low of -15 in 2015Q2. While the ...more
Trends Jul 2 2015
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