Dr Roelof Botha, joint managing director of GOPA Group SA, regularly authors articles on relevant macroeconomic trends and topics. The following publications represent monthly overviews of the most topical issues in the South African economy.
Rand recovers, gold shines (January 2020)
Monetary policy thwarting growth (December 2019)
Growth strategy becomes urgent (November 2019)
Successful Eurobond issue (October 2019)
New Economic Growth Plan (September 2019)
Emerging markets take a hit (August 2019)
Economy recovers in Q2 (July 2019)
Electoral support for reforms (June 2019)
Divergence between SA's Provinces (May 2019)
Three cheers for Moody's! (April 2019)
Budget delivers dividends (March 2019)
Trade surplus boosts rand (Feb 2019)
Inflation on the way down (Jan 2019)
Monetary policy stifles growth (Nov 2018)
Unimaginative Mini-Budget (Oct 2018)
Rand likely to recover (Sept 2018)
Pound recovering from Brexit (Aug 2018)
Progress with FDI (July 2018)
SA economy still alive (June 2018)
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