The focus this week will be on the release of fourth-quarter GDP on Tuesday and the release of current account data by the SA Reserve Bank on Thursday.

In the third quarter of 2023, the economy unexpectedly contracted 0.2% quarter on quarter, after a downwardly revised 0.5% rise in the second quarter and worse than market forecasts of a 0.1% fall — indicating reduced activity across five out of 10 sectors, with the agriculture, forestry & fisheries sector experiencing the most significant decline...

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