The latest data measuring private sector activity shows that SA’s  economy was again held back by worsening supply conditions in April, amid increased disruption both within its borders and abroad.

The S&P Global IHS Markit SA purchasing Managers Index (PMI) released Thursday dropped to a four-month low of 50.3 in April from 51.4 in the previous month, pointing to a deterioration in business conditions...

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