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Watch as our research team unpacks what their role is for Absa as a business and their clients. They also delve into what winning accolades over the past years means for the team. #AfricaExpertise

Meet the team

Unlocking your potential with insight and sustainable solutions.


Jeff Gable

Head of FIC Research


Peter Worthington

Lead South African Macroeconomist


Miyelani Maluleke

Senior South African Macroeconomist


Andiswa Mdingi

South African Macroeconomist


Sello Sekele

South African Macroeconomist


Mike Keenan

Head FI and FX Research


Nik Geromont

South African FI/FX Research


Sivenathi Marwawa

Lead South African Credit Analyst


Nikolaus Khampepe

South African Credit Analyst


Ridle Markus

Lead Africa Macroeconomist


Mpho Molopyane

Africa Macroeconomist

Awards and accolades



Most Accurate Macro Forecasting
in Reuters Polls for South Africa

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Best Research House (seventh consecutive year)

Best Research Team: Fixed Income

Best Research Team: Forex

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Best Research House (sixth consecutive year)

Best Research Team: Africa

Best Research Team: Economics

Best Research Team: Fixed Income

Best Market-Making Team: FX Options

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Benefit from insights from some of the top economic and strategic research minds in South Africa and get a comprehensive overview of the investible markets of 20 countries across the continent. We offer in-depth summaries of policy environments, as well the social, political and business backdrops, to give you unparalleled insights across all asset classes.

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Absa Africa Financial Markets Index 2023

The index, produced by OMFIF and sponsored by Absa, has expanded this year to record the openness and attractiveness of 28 countries across the continent to foreign investment based on six fundamental pillars:

  • Market depth
  • Access to foreign exchange
  • Market transparency, tax and regulatory environment
  • Capacity of local investors
  • Macroeconomic opportunity
  • Legality and enforceability of standard financial markets master agreements


MSCI South Africa Annual Property Index
December 2021

  • Absa Commercial Property Finance, proud sponsor of the MSCI South Africa Property Index, is pleased to host a presentation of the Annual results for the period ending December 2021.
  • MSCI Real Estate is a global leader in real estate investment tools, delivering critical business intelligence to institutional investors and real estate owners, managers and brokers worldwide.
  • MSCI Real Estate index coverage is broad and deep, spanning $2 trillion of private real estate assets across more than 30 countries, over 18.5 years (on average).
  • The December 2021 MSCI South Africa Annual Property Index results will showcase the performance of commercial real estate in South Africa and beyond.
  • We will also be looking into the implications of the latest geo-political events in the Central and East European region; how these could evolve and the likely impact on investors.

Absa CIB Research and Insights

Empower yourself and your business with comprehensive research and insights from investible markets across the continent. Browse our library for comprehensive, enlightening, and inspiring research and insights.