Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018

WorldEconomicForumThe World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 ranked South Africa (SA) 44th out of 137 countries in terms of its financial market development, a drastic fall since 2016, when SA was ranked 12th out of 140 countries. This rating is made up of eight metrics each of which has separate rankings. In 2016 SA was ranked first for 'financing through local equity markets' and second for 'regulation of securities exchanges'. In the latest rankings SA's score for these two metrics was 25th and 46th respectively. To read more click here