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Old Mutual economist Tinyeko Ngwenya takes about the relationship between investors and ratings agencies in the wake of Finance...

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Cosatu has said it hopes Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will put a permanent hold on SA’s new nuclear build programme in the wake...

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Rating agency Moody’s has criticised Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s mini budget, as signaling “a marked credit-negative departure...

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South Africa needs a recovery plan for the economy to reassure investors, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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In the jaws of defeat
Oct 29 2017 06:00

With dysfunctional politics driving SA to the brink of economic collapse, tough measures are needed, writes Nazmeera Moola.

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The government does not want to be forced to approach the International Monetary Fund for a bailout at any time in the future, says...

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Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has given little indication of how government intends raising the additional R15bn in tax revenue...

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A tale of 2 speeches
Oct 29 2017 06:00

His lips pursed in an almost-smile, Pravin Gordhan enters the National Assembly chamber in Cape Town at 1.55pm on Wednesday...

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How to avoid the IMF
Oct 29 2017 06:00

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and the government need a politically palatable plan to get out of the low-growth debt trap and...

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SA hoped that the mid-term budget would move the country forward. But most will remain unmoved.

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Agriculture received relatively little attention in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s mini budget, according to Agri SA.

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Labour expert Terry Bell has advised government not to sell off underperforming state-owned enterprises, but rather reform them so...

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Cash may be king, but there seems to be a revolt brewing in Palace SA as the country’s finances reflect the dire consequences of...

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Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's unwillingness to tackle contentious issues with practical solutions may be just a case of...

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Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba didn’t mince his words on SA's fiscal position in delivering the mini budget, and it appears things...

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The increased political risk that could flow from this week’s mini budget will in all likelihood compel SARB to refrain from...

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While there's a chance for SA to be downgraded to non-investment grade in November, rating firms may wait for the outcome of the...

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Government needs businesses to work with them to create a new social contract for growth and transformation, according to Deputy...

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Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says he won't be hamstrung by the ANC leadership battle and has pledged to implement a tourism and...

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Benchmark yields have soared as investors digested Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s intention to close a yawning budget gap by...

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Raenette Taljaard, the Executive Director of the non-profit organisation Economic Research Southern, talks to Fin24 about the...

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Much of the decay of the country’s fiscus is self-made through bailouts to state-owned enterprises, says an economist.

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Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba believes South Africans had to hear the truth about the nation's finances when he delivered his mini...

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A Cabinet committee has changed its tune regarding a plan to sell its full R13bn stake in Telkom to fund the recapitalisation of...

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Members of Parliament want Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to look into the administration of the SA Revenue Service on the back of...

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Politicians and other stakeholders reacted with differing opinions following Finance Minister Malusi Gibaba’s maiden mini budget...

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