SA’s policy uncertainty index edged further into negative territory in the first quarter as the doubt around SA’s 2024 election dynamics and outcomes next month started to weigh on investor confidence and financial markets, the North West University’s policy uncertainty index showed. 

The index was also affected by geopolitical risks in the first quarter, a move that saw policy uncertainty rise slightly from 65.5 in the fourth quarter to 65.8 in the first quarter of 2024...

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