STANLIB Weekly Focus

Weekly Focus

STANLIB keeps you in touch with the latest investment news:

  • Market, economic and investment commentary.
  • Unit trust performance updated every week.

Weekly Performance Update (18/05/2017) 
Weekly Focus (22/05/2017)

Economic Weekly

  • SA retail sales better than expected in March, rising almost 1% year-on-year. Overall, though, the consumer remains under pressure and at risk of slipping into recession.
  • US growth in tax revenue has slowed significantly over the past year despite sustained economic growth. The extent of the current slowdown in tax collection is normally associated with a recession.
  • Nigeria’s inflation rate remains elevated, aggravated by higher food inflation.

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