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 (08/11/2018) 
Weekly Focus (12/11/2018)

Economic Weekly

  • SA petrol price unchanged in Nov, but price of diesel increased fairly substantially. The petrol price should have declined by 21c/l, but government is using the 21c/l to offset the shortfall on the slate account.
  • SA manufacturing declined in September and is only fractionally positive when measured over the past year. Overall, the manufacturing sector continues to stagnate despite supportive global economic conditions.
  • Who owns US government debt, how has the ownership changed in recent years, and what does this mean for US bond yields?
  • Please follow our regular economic updates on twitter @lingskevin