Category: BMR

Structural factors to keep consumer finances fragile Cyclical factors kept consumer finances in a fragile state, with structural factors becoming main risks to consumer finances in the third quarter of

A glimmer of hope is evident among South Africans’ life satisfaction, despite general and declining low levels of happiness during the past decade. The Bureau of Market Research’s (Pty) Ltd.

Consumers remain financially vulnerable as interest rates bite Rising interest rates, high food and fuel prices and load-shedding ensured that consumers remain financially vulnerable in the second quarter of 2023

Load-shedding, political instability and higher food prices shatter consumer finances The Momentum-Unisa Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index (CFVI) decreased from 49.7 points in Q3 2022 to 47.0 points in Q4 2022,