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Steve Larter
ALSI Analysis | 18 September 2017 By Steve Larter - Sep 19, 2017

Hi Traders. As predicted, the price went up last week to bounce off of the 50 000 level. This is the top of the channel that had formed from last weeks movement. It gapped up a little bit this ...

John Maynard
South Africa's Wholesale Trade Sales By John Maynard - Sep 18, 2017

In today's blog we take a look at the latest wholesale trade sales and what type of wholesalers brings in the most money. We will also take a look at the average value of wholesale trade over time ...

Jason Muscat
2Q SARB Quarterly Bulletin By Jason Muscat - Sep 14, 2017

Contrary to our expectations of a modest narrowing of the current account deficit, the 2Q17 SARB Quarterly Bulletin (QB) showed a widening to -2.4% of GDP from -2% in the first quarter. The deficit on...

Jason Muscat
July Retail Trade Sales By Jason Muscat - Sep 13, 2017

July retail trade sales registered the fifth consecutive positive reading for 2017, expanding 1.8% y/y (unadjusted) from an upwardly revised 3.2% in June. In fact, all of the second quarter numbers ...

Steve Larter
ALSI Analysis | 11 September 2017 By Steve Larter - Sep 11, 2017 1

Hi Traders. So, the ascending triangle that I spoke about last week didn't play out, as the ALSI gapped down on the opening on Monday and continued down for most of the week except for one upward day ...

Christie Viljoen
SA Recovers from Recession in 2017Q2 By Christie Viljoen - Sep 05, 2017

Best y-o-y GDP growth in two years Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on September 5th that the South African economy expanded by 2.5% quarter-on-quarter (q-o-q) during the second quarter of ...

Steve Larter
ALSI Analysis | 5 September 2017 By Steve Larter - Sep 05, 2017

Hi Traders. Last week saw the ALSI move mainly in a downward direction, contrary to what it had been doing the week before. This obviously means that the Head and Shoulders pattern that we were hoping...

John Maynard
SA's Trade with SACU Members By John Maynard - Aug 31, 2017

Southern African Customs Union (SACU), is the oldest customs union in the world, and consists of South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. In the update today we will take a look at ...

John Maynard
South Africa's Food and Beverages Sector By John Maynard - Aug 30, 2017

This page will provide readers with more details regarding South Africa's Food and Beverages Sector. We will take a more detailed look at the various income sources for Restaurants and Coffee Shops, ...

Steve Larter
ALSI Analysis | 28 August 2017 By Steve Larter - Aug 28, 2017 2

Hi Traders. Due to the upward momentum we saw last week, the second shoulder on the inverted head and shoulders pattern has formed nicely. All that needs to happen now, is that we need to continue to...

Christie Viljoen
Inflation Declines to 4.6% y-o-y in July By Christie Viljoen - Aug 23, 2017

Food price inflation slows as StatsSA reports food poverty data Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on August 23rd that headline inflation declined from 5.1% year-on-year (y-o-y) in June to ...

Steve Larter
ALSI Analysis | 21 August 2017 By Steve Larter - Aug 22, 2017

Hi Traders. Contrary to my predictions, there didn't seem to be a lot of volatility due to political factors in the last week. It moved mainly in a sideways direction the entire week, closing on ...

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