Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries - March 2022
Publications | April 2022
Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries – March 2022

Dashboard: 31 March 2022
Inflation rates continued their upward trend for all countries considered, with Mauritius and Ghana displaying year-on-year CPI growth well above its longer term (5-year) average. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has increased the repo rate by a further 25 bps following a 25 bps increase in January 2022. The recent increase in interest rates is another in a series of increases as the SARB tries to slow inflation in the South African market.

Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries - February 2022
Publications | April 2022
Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries – February 2022

Dashboard: 28 February 2022
The Rand strengthened against all currencies considered over the past month, except for the Zambian Kwacha. The Rand saw a considerable increase relative to the Ghanaian Cedi following a downgrade to Ghana’s credit rating in early 2022.

Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries
Publications | October 2021
Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries

Dashboard: 30 September 2021
Despite a poor showing by the JSE over the last quarter, All African markets considered outperformed the global emerging market index in local currency terms. The Rand weakened against all currencies considered over the last quarter.

Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries
Publications | September 2021
Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries

Dashboard: 31 August 2021 The Rand strengthened against all currencies considered over the month except the Zambian Kwacha. The Zambian Kwacha has strengthened significantly over the last 3 months due to stronger copper prices, a formal Extended Credit Facility agreed with the IMF and more recently due to positive investor reaction to its national election.

Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries
Publications | September 2021
Key market indicators for South Africa and other selected African countries

Dashboard: 31 July 2021
The JSE continues to grow steadily in real, local currency terms following its 2020Q1 low. The global emerging market saw a dip over the last month however on the back of a market correction following new regulatory announcements in China.

IFRS 17: Ready to go live
Publications | August 2021
IFRS 17: Ready to go live

IFRS 17 insurance contracts will become effective 1 January 2023 Are you ready to go live? Do you understand the standard and what impact it will have on your organisation, IT systems and your profit and loss? Have you completed the implementation? QED has spent the last 3 years building our IFRS 17 capacity and