STANLIB Weekly Focus

Weekly Focus

STANLIB keeps you in touch with the latest investment news:

  • Market, economic and investment commentary.
  • Unit trust performance updated every week.

Weekly Performance Update (12/10/2017) 
Weekly Focus (16/10/2017)

Economic Weekly

  • IMF revised world growth higher for both 2017 and 2018, boosted by Europe, China, Japan, and the United States, as well as emerging Asia. SA is an outlier in the growth theme.
  • US confidence levels remain high by historical standards despite the September decline in the NFIB optimism index. Data remains encouraging, but downside risks cannot be ignored.
  • China's forward looking indicators remain strong, but economy likely to slow somewhat in 2018
  • Kenya GDP Q2 2017 edges up although downside risks remain.
  • Key highlights for the week.
  • Please follow our regular economic updates on twitter @lingskevin