The Week Ahead

10 - 14 August 2015

A look at local and international economic data, major events, economic releases and company news expected in the week to come.

By Shaun Murison,  Market Analyst


Market overview


South African manufacturing PMI data remained unchanged at 51.40 in July 2015, marginally ahead of market expectations of an index reading of 51.00. The South African Chamber of Commerce & Industry Business Confidence Index increased to 87.90 in July 2015, from an index reading of 84.60 in June 2015.


Date Time Region Event Previous Estimation
07-Aug 14:30 USD Non-farm employment rate 223000 220K
07-Aug 14:30 USD Unemployment rate 5.30% 5.30%
09-Aug 03:30 CNY CPI y/y 1.50% 1.40%
11-Aug 13:00 SA Manufacturing production index - -1.40%
11-Aug 11:00 EUR German ZEW economic sentiment - 29.7
12-Aug 07:30 CNY Industrial production y/y - 6.80%
12-Aug 10:30 GBP Claimant count change - 7.0K
12-Aug 14:30 USD Core retail sales m/m - -0.10%
13-Aug 11:30 SA Mining production index y/y - 2.70%
13-Aug 14:30 USD Retail sales m/m - -0.30%
13-Aug 14:30 USD Weekly unemployment claims - 270000
14-Aug 14:30 USD PPI m/m - 0.40%
14-Aug 16:00 USD Prelim UoM consumer sentiment - 93.10%

Source: Economic Calendar, as of 06/08/2015

Shares overview

Date Company Event Amount
12-Aug Mpact Limited Interim results, 2015 n/a
13-Aug JSE Limited Interim results, 2015 n/a
14-Aug City Lodge Hotels Ltd Full-year preliminary results, 2015 n/a
14-Aug Standard Bank Group Interim results, 2015 n/a

Source: Economic Calendar, as of 06/08/2015

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