SA analysts will be looking ahead to a week of sparse economic data in which gross reserves and electricity generation and consumption figures will be the main items to watch.

While power generation is likely to remain constrained given Eskom’s ongoing difficulties with maintaining a reliable supply, economists say even the demand side of the country’s power system will remain subdued given the weakness of the economy. SA’s gross and net reserves are expected to decline slightly, mainly due to the revaluation effect caused by changes in the price of gold and exchange rates...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now