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A mid slowing global growth and rising trade tensions, several central banks, including the US Federal Reserve, have been easing monetary policy.

The rand and local bond markets responded positively to the upside growth surprise.

South Africas economy remains in limbo with the probability of a recession appearing to be on the rise.

In May, household credit growth remained more or less steady at 6.1% year-on-year compared with 6% recorded in April.

South Africas real GDP contracted by 3.2%, quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted and annualised (q/q saar), in the first quarter of 2019 from 1.4% recorded in the previous quarter.

GDP growth slowed to 1.4% q/q seasonally adjusted and annualised (saar) in 4Q2018 from 2.6% in 3Q18.

Renewed power cuts by Eskom and the plunge in business confidence, are augmenting concerns about further downside risks to near-term growth.

GDP growth slowed to 1.4% q/q seasonally adjusted and annualised (saar) from 2.6% in 3Q18.

The composite leading business cycle indicator decreased by 0.3% month-to-month in November 2018.

Seasonally adjusted manufacturing production increased by 1.1% in October 2018 compared with September 2018.