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Sarb sentiment indicator ticks up

Jan 22 2013 11:06

Johannesburg - The South African Reserve Bank's monthly leading business cycle indicator increased by 0.8% in November from October, helped by an increase in job advertisement space, a survey showed on Tuesday. 

The indicator collates data such as vehicle sales, job advertisements, business confidence and money supply to gauge the economic outlook.  

Indices: 2000 = 100         Nov     Oct    Sept     

Leading Indicator         131.5   130.4   129.6

12-mth percentage change    1.1     0.7     0.1

Coincident Indicator              161.5   162.8        

12-mth percentage change            4.9     5.6  

Lagging Indicator                 104.4   106.3

12-mth percentage change            1.5     0.6  

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