A reflection of how the economy has performed in 2020 and the health of other African economies.

In this edition of the Business Day Spotlight, we look back at this week’s top economics news, focusing on new inflation figures, interest rates and a recent downgrade by international ratings agencies.

Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Jacques Nel, head of macro-economic research for Africa at NKC African Economics, to chat about the issues.

Nel also talks about the recent consumer inflation figures released earlier this week by Stats SA, ratings downgrades for the country, interest rates, a reflection of how the economy has performed in 2020 and the health of other African economies.