The current account deficit in India narrowed to USD 7.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015 from a USD 7.7 billion gap in a year earlier, mainly due to a lower trade deficit (USD 34 billion from USD 38.6 billion). The current account gap for the three months to December of 2015 corresponds to 1.3 percent of the country’s […]» Read more
THE JSE came back from weaker levels on Monday, but still ended the day lower as weaker European markets and a lower start to the Dow Jones kept the local bourse on the back foot. The local market traded 0.55% down in the morning. Weakening gold and resources shares dragged the market lower from a positive performance on Friday as […]» Read more
Expect an Increase in the Manufacturing & Sales Figures for November 2014 to be Released Later Today.
By Vivian Atud What: Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) will today at 13:00 p.m. release the manufacturing and sales figures for November 2014. Manufacturing remains a key sector of the South African economy. Figure 1: Breakdown of gross value added by industry, 2012 (proportions) (Source: Stats SA, 2013) According to figure one, manufacturing is a key sector and second biggest […]» Read more