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MacroVar analyzes in real-time economic, financial and geopolitical developments for South Africa's economy and financial markets by monitoring financial, economic data and real-time news. To help you forecast and analyze economic and financial developments, our team provides you with free explanation of the theory and structure of our models and access to financial and economic data.

South Africa Markets Overview

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Overview presents a real-time snapshot of financial and economic developments in South Africa. The South African stock market, bonds, currency and credit market dynamics are analyzed along with Mexico macroeconomic dynamics.



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Economic calendar presents real-time updates for actual, forecasts and consensus values of economic indicators and updates related to the South Africa economy.




South Africa Financial Markets


MacroVar analytics monitors the following South Africa financial markets. MacroVar models monitor a vast of financial and macroeconomic factors affecting each financial market. Click on a specific financial market to get detailed analysis.


Market Symbol Last Mom Trend Exh RSI 1D% 1W% 1M% 1Y%
FTSE/JSE Top 40 JTOPI 69134.6 0.5 -0.25 -0.28044 57.694 -0.01107 -0.00632 0.05339 0.03345
South Africa ETF EZA 37.84 0 -1 -1.18765 50.766 0.01204 0.02826 0.04675 -0.00395
South African Rand US Dollar (ZAR/USD) ZARUSD 18.4194 -1 -0.25 -0.25065 34.5945 -0.00443 -0.02862 -0.05604 0.06384
South Africa 10-Year Bond Yield ZA.10Y 10.365 -1 -0.25 -0.01899 34.1718 -0.01893 -0.03131 -0.05816 -0.04117
South Africa 5-Year Bond Yield ZA.5Y 8.875 -1 0 0.06589 41.2688 -0.00169 -0.00616 -0.02899 -0.02042
South Africa 2-Year Bond Yield SA.2Y 7.22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
South Africa Yield Curve SA.YC 2.58 0.5 -0.75 -1.24114 59.2958 -0.01338 0.1754 0.22565 -0.34435
South Africa Credit Default Swaps CDS.South-Africa 208 -1 -1 -2.33045 29.8536 0.01217 -0.02804 -0.15102 -0.2

South Africa Macroeconomic Indicators


MacroVar analytics monitors the following South Africa's economic indicators. Click on a specific macroeconomic indicator to get detailed analysis.


Indicator Symbol Actual Previous M/M% Y/Y% Trend Slope Percentile Update
balance of trade za.balanceoftrade 14042.9 -9688.27 -245 52 UP UP 75 2024-03-31
bank lending rate za.banks.lendingrate 11.75 11.75 0 21 UP UP 76 2023-07-31
banks balance sheet za.banks.bs 7630090 7600600 0 3 UP UP 20 2024-02-29
business confidence za.bizconfidence 30 31 -3 -14 Down Down 40 2024-03-31
capacity utilization za.caputilization 78.7 78 1 1 UP UP 77 2023-12-31
car registrations za.carregistrations 26577 28883 -8 -16 Down Down 20 2024-03-31
central bank balance sheet za.cb.assets 1238950 1241050 -0 7 UP UP 37 2024-03-31
composite pmi za.comppmi 48.4 50.8 -5 -2 Down Down 39 2024-02-29
consumer confidence za.consconfidence -15 -17 -12 67 UP Down 86 2024-03-31
consumer price index cpi za.cpi 114.8 113.9 1 6 UP UP 78 2024-02-29
core inflation rate za.coreinflationrate 4.9 5 -2 -6 UP Down 43 2024-03-31
current account za.currentaccount -165528 -34400 381 -156 Down Down 18 2024-06-30
current account to gdp za.currentaccountgdp -1.6 -0.5 220 -69 UP UP 0 2024-01-31
deposit interest rate za.depositrate 6.74 6.43 5 42 UP UP 90 2023-05-31
exports za.exports 181261 173425 5 4 UP UP 28 2023-08-31
external debt za.externaldebt 158081 156096 1 -7 Down Down 11 2023-12-31
fiscal expenditure za.fiscalexp 166347 179204 -7 0 Down UP 24 2024-02-29
foreign direct investment za.fdi 16185 26014 -38 1 Down UP 57 2023-12-31
foreign exchange reserves za.fxreserves 62323 61653 1 1 UP UP 26 2024-03-31
gdp za.gdp 405.87 419.02 -3 8 UP UP 0 2022-12-31
Real GDP za.realgdp 4631220 4626740 0 5 UP UP 44 2023-12-31
gdp growth za.gdpgrowth 0.1 -0.2 -150 -96 Down Down 45 2023-12-31
gdp growth annual za.gdpgrowthan 1.2 -0.7 -271 -134 Down UP 23 2023-12-31
gold reserves za.goldres 125.41 125.41 0 0 UP UP 42 2021-06-30
government budget za.govbudget -4.9 -4.2 17 4 UP Down 0 2023-01-31
Government budget za.govbudgetvalue 2070 20780 -90 -113 UP UP 23 2024-05-31
government debt za.govdebt 73810 70437 5 -6 Down Down 9 2023-12-31
government debt to gdp za.govdebtgdp 72.2 72.8 -1 89 UP UP 0 2023-01-31
government revenues za.govrev 187131 116787 60 6 UP UP 47 2024-02-29
housing index za.housingindex 112.4 111.9 0 -78 Down Down 5 2017-03-31
imports za.imports 167982 157981 6 0 UP Down 27 2023-08-31
industrial production za.indproduction 4.1 2.9 41 -175 UP UP 40 2024-02-29
industrial production mom za.indproductionmm -0.3 0.4 -175 -82 Down UP 52 2024-02-29
inflation cpi za.inflationcpi 5.3 5.6 -5 -25 Down Down 27 2024-03-31
interbank rate za.interbankrate 8.41 8.41 0 0 Down Down 48 2023-08-15
interest rate za.interestrate 8.25 8.25 0 50 UP UP 80 2023-07-20
loans to private sector za.loanprivate 4634090 4604050 1 3 UP UP 21 2024-02-29
Manufacturing PMI za.manpmi 49.2 51.7 -5 2 UP UP 57 2024-03-31
money supply m0 za.msm0 402009 376845 7 3 UP UP 15 2024-03-31
money supply m1 za.msm1 2617850 2617880 -0 5 UP UP 19 2024-03-31
money supply m2 za.msm2 4281170 4202480 2 7 UP UP 52 2024-03-31
money supply m3 za.msm3 5152800 5112490 1 6 UP UP 28 2024-03-31
Producer Price Index za.producerprices 101.7 100.6 1 -20 Down Down 6 2024-03-31
PPI Index za.producerpricesch 4.6 4.5 2 -57 Down Down 26 2024-03-31
retail sales MoM za.retailsales 0.4 -3.2 -112 -180 UP UP 0 2024-02-29
retail sales za.retailsalesan -0.8 -2 -60 14 UP Down 88 2024-02-29
total vehicle sales za.vehiclesales 44235 44732 -1 19 Down UP 88 2024-04-30
unemployment rate za.unemploymentrate 32.1 31.9 1 -1 Down Down 13 2023-12-31
youth unemployment rate za.ytunemploymentrate 59.4 58 2 -6 Down Down 0 2023-12-31
Lending Rate za.lendingrate 11.75 11.75 0 31 UP UP 83 2023-07-31

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