BER Economic Indicators
FNB Civil
Kagiso PMI™
Mar 2015
Local banks get a R66bn safety net
Source: Business Day

The Reserve Bank has set aside about R66bn in a facility to help banks adhere to the Basel 3 global liquidity requirements.
24 April 2015

Inflation increase start of ‘squeeze’
Source: Business Day

Consumer inflation rose gently to 4% last month from 3.9% in February in what economists predict is the start of an upward trend.
23 April 2015

Oil prices drop as Middle East tension ease
Source: Reuters

Oil prices extended declines on Wednesday as Middle East tension eased after Saudi Arabia ended a military campaign in Yemen, while industry data showed that a larger-than-expected build in U.S. oil inventories.
22 April 2015

SA companies come to Eskom’s rescue
Source: Business Day

ESKOM’s crisis is turning other companies into power generators, and some have rallied to help boost the utility’s dwindling generation capacity by contributing their own excess electricity to the national grid.
21 April 2015

China, Japan stocks up as Beijing steps up stimulus
Source: Reuters

Stock markets in China and Japan rose on Monday after Beijing's latest stimulus to shore up the world's second-largest economy underpinned sentiment and helped limit losses across the rest of Asia.
20 April 2015

FNB Civil

After rising to 59 last quarter, the FNB/BER civil confidence index shed 20 points to register a level of 39 in 1Q2015. Confidence was lower largely due to a sharp slowdown in construction activity. In addition, the outlook for construction activity in the short term, particularly for new work, deteriorated.
Latest Forecasts
15Q1 CCI will be released on 6 May 2015
We regret to inform you that the release of the FNB/BER consumer confidence index, which was originally scheduled for 31 March 2015, has been delayed until 6 May more
BER CONFERENCE – 12 June 2015, Sandton
"SA economic growth constraints, tax reform and monetary policy" - Read more

Click here to register

Top 5 Pages
RMB/BER Business Confidence Index
FNB Building and Civil Confidence Index
FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index
Release Calendar
Top Downloads
BER press release Mar 19 2015
The FNB/BER building confidence index fell from 60 to 55 points in 2015Q1. The decline in overall ...more
BER press release Mar 10 2015
Although the RMB/BER BCI essentially remained flat in the first quarter, it doesn't mean below the ...more
Economic Snapshot Mar 3 2015
A concise monthly document that provides a graphical overview of recent SA economic developments. ...more
Economic Snapshot Apr 2 2015
A concise monthly document that provides a graphical overview of recent SA economic developments. ...more
Kagiso PMI Mar 2 2015
The seasonally adjusted Kagiso PURCHASING MANAGERS’ INDEX™ (PMI™) plunged by 6.6 index points to ...more
Click here to register to receive e-mail alerts when the BER releases publications that are freely available.

FNB Civil

Key Indicators
Share Indices (Previous day's close)
Last Updated: Fri Apr 24 2015 08:18:08
JSE all-share54687.000.75 %
JSE Top 4048411.000.86 %
US S&P 5002113.000.24 %
German Dax11724.00-1.21 %
Japan Nikkei20188.000.27 %


Latest Releases:
BER Weekly Apr 24 2015
Over the past week, all eyes remained on the violence against foreign nationals, which is now also ...more
Economic Prospects Apr 24 2015
Domestic GDP growth is expected to pick up marginally in 2015. The continued recovery in the mining ...more
BER Weekly Apr 20 2015
It was a quiet week on the domestic data front with headlines dominated by severe Eskom ...more
EY Financial Services Index Apr 16 2015
Retail banks experienced continued strong income increases, falling credit losses and resilient ...more
BER Weekly Apr 13 2015
The rand spent most of last week below R12/$. However, this was largely due to a weaker US dollar ...more
Follow us now on Facebook & Twitter