The Economics Minute

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So by how much did the economy shrink? (9/12)


Recession in the third quarter (8/12)


The impact on growth (7/12)


This week’s indicators will show how the economy is doing (6/12)


The week’s other economic indicators (3/12)


Are there any solutions to the unemployment problem? (2/12)


The unemployment rate is scary and likely to get worse (1/12)


Unemployment data today (30/11)


The Omnicron variant and the economy (29/11)


Carrots and sticks? Vooma vouchers and NSFAS 75% proposal (26/11)


Business confidence remains low (25/11)


Why the rand is under pressure (24/11)


Food price inflation (23/11)


The economic news we missed last week (22/11)


The repo rate increases (19/11)


Inflation holding steady (18/11)


The foreign factors influencing tomorrows repo rate decision (17/11)


The repo decision – the domestic considerations (16/11)


This week’s repo rate decision (15/11)


Does the mini-budget represent one side in a war of ideas within government? (12/11)


The Minister holds the line (11/11)


Mini-budget, talking the talk (10/11)


Growth prospects matter for the Budget (9/11)


What can we expect in Thursday’s MTBPS? (8/11)


The MTBPS and public debt (4/11)


The MTBPS and grants (3/11)