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What is of concern regarding the mini budget, is that interest service cost estimates are probably still underestimated, says an...

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There was enough in the mini budget to avoid a downgrade by Moody’s right now, according to emerging markets economist Peter Attard...

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The risk of South Africa plunging into the non-investment grade of "junk" will only materialise at the end of 2016, says a Standard...

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Here are seven things worth knowing from the medium-term budget policy statement.

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Treasury is confident that its mini budget statement will hold off any threat of a ratings downgrade, even after the rand weakened...

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Although Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene says Treasury will look for additional revenue sources with caution, he has not closed...

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South Africa has taken a step closer to another credit-rating downgrade as a slowing economy forced Nhlanhla Nene to boost debt...

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Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas says we should feel proud and not hard done by the fact that the #feesmustfall protesters...

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The R62bn wage bill agreement is a reflection and symptom of a broader problem that needs addressing, says Deputy Minister of...

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Although the student protests outside parliament probably contributed to the rand's fall, it is not one of the three main reasons,...

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is correct that the big fly in the ointment is poor economic growth, but just to say the private...

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Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has emphasised the scale of SA’s public procurement in his mini budget speech.

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Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande battled to address students outside parliament after police used stun grenades to push...

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The rand has slipped almost 2% as Finance Minister Nene's mini budget was overshadowed by chaotic student protests outside...

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Budget in a nutshell
Oct 21 2015 14:55

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has tabled a conservative mini budget in parliament, with no real surprises or momentous new...

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National Treasury has proposed a fiscal guideline to set the expenditure ceiling in the outer year of every fiscal framework,...

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has called for a long-lasting solution to financing higher education as he walks past protesting...

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More than R7bn will be transferred directly from the fiscus to support the operations of South African companies, which also...

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The door for an increase in South Africa’s 14% value-added tax remains open, according to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

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The proposed 6% university fee cap is a short-term measure that will allow time for a sustainable solution, says Finance Minister...

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The rand has dropped sharply to R13.52 as chaos erupted outside parliament, where Finance Minister Nhanhla Nene delivered his mini...

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Government is working with cities to promote inclusive economic growth and considerable investment activity is already under way,...

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The salary adjustments of R1.2bn for national departments and R3.8bn for provinces are the main revisions to the expenditure...

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has revised South Africa's expected economic growth rate for this year downward from the 2.0%...

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The public sector wage agreement means departments will need to reallocate spending and there is no room for expanding government...

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Provinces will have to seek further cost efficiencies to maintain service levels to accommodate public sector wage increases, says...

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