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Budget 2018

Budget tax hikes inevitable, but GDP forecasts may also rise, say analysts

Budget 2018

Gigaba's tax manoeuvres in the dark

Feb 21 2018 06:32

South Africa’s massive tax deficit will have forced Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba into some interesting tax manoeuvre plans in the last couple of months to overcome South Africa’s budget deficit.

Budget 2018

'Gupta stooge' Gigaba must fall - EFF

Feb 20 2018 21:58

The Economic Freedom Fighters has urged President Cyril Ramaphosa on the eve of the Budget Speech to remove what the called "Gupta stooge" Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Budget 2018

National Budget Speech 2018 – a difficult balancing act for Minister of Finance

Feb 20 2018 21:00

Active steps in fighting corruption and restoring faith in a fragile South African Revenue Service will go a long way in getting the country back on track, says a tax expert.

Budget 2018

Tax hikes not the option for SA economy - Maimane

Feb 20 2018 20:05

Privatising SEOs, dropping NHI, exiting the BRICS development bank, selling Telkom shares and rejecting nuclear build are just some of the policy directions the DA believes government should take for Budget 2018.


Analysis & Opinion

Budget 2018

Gigaba must come clean on role in state capture

If it can't be avoided, let the Budget Speech be Malusi Gigaba's last...

Budget 2018

Why Gigaba is likely to present the budget

Although the personality and political thinking of an individual does...


Ramaphosa carefully treads the renewal path

President Cyril Ramaphosa is now playing to a bigger audience than just...


A truly radical SONA would tackle the land grab question

A new regime should recognise that truly bold action is required: to rethink...


Mr President, please clean up the police force

South Africans deserve at least a taste of a world where the police are...

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Weak Walmart results weigh on retailers, US stocks

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Wall Street stocks have dropped, with retailers falling especially hard following disappointing results from Dow-member Walmart.

Oil holds momentum that's driven by OPEC's promise to re-balance

Feb 20 2018 10:14

Oil has headed toward its highest close in two weeks on investor optimism after OPEC’s secretary general said the market’s journey toward equilibrium is gaining traction.

Stocks decline, dollar climbs with bond yields

Feb 20 2018 10:05

Most Asian equity benchmarks have declined with US futures and the dollar rose as Treasury yields climbed back toward recent four-year highs.

Asian stocks fall, dollar rises with bond yields

Feb 20 2018 07:07

Most Asian equity benchmarks have declined with US futures and the dollar rose as Treasury yields climbed back toward recent four-year highs.

European stocks extend rally, dollar steady

Feb 19 2018 11:06

European shares have carried forward a rally from Japan and the US, where the S&P 500 index notched its best week in five years.

Oil finds relief in weaker dollar as equities recover from rout

Feb 19 2018 10:57

Oil has shook off some of the fears that had rattled the market to extend gains above $62 a barrel as the dollar weakened and global equities rebounded from a rout.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR18.60R0.603.33%
DSY Discovery LimitedR182.07R5.533.13%
SRR Steinhoff Africa Retail L...R20.49R0.542.71%
JSE Jse LimitedR187.17R2.801.52%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR329.52R4.741.46%
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IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR247.04R-27.06-9.87%
BVT The Bidvest Group LimitedR234.84R-14.17-5.69%
BAW Barloworld LimitedR176.05R-9.45-5.09%
BIL Bhp Billiton PlcR244.01R-12.24-4.78%
MRP Mr Price Group LimitedR273.00R-12.24-4.29%
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