Davies to press for quick UK deal

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will seek a post-Brexit preferential trade pact

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Budget’s tax hikes set to target high earners

Capital gains and marginal income rate could be affected as the finance minister struggles to plug a R28bn shortfall

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WEF Africa meeting will bring at least R64m to Durban

KwaZulu-Natal economic development MEC Sihle Zikalala says the city will host the World Economic Forum Africa meeting in May

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At least 30 countries are implementing audit rotations, says watchdog

Irba CEO Bernard Agulhas says the UK and EU countries are among those already doing what SA is proposing in order to improve auditors’ independence

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ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Eyes glued on Bank’s first MPC gathering

Economists expect a steady repo rate while the inflation outlook will determine Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago’s statement, writes Claire Bisseker

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Past production policy was naive, says October

Director-general responds to World Bank report by backing return to grant-based incentives

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It is likely to cost you more than R6,500 a square metre to build a house

Stats SA data show that the highest building cost inflation is for houses smaller than 80m², which rose 13.6% between January to November

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Low consumer confidence set to hurt retailers

The ’significant’ drop in consumers’ durable goods consumption will continue to hurt retailers, say economists

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BUSINESS DAY TV: SA is barely on the Davos agenda — it’s all Europe and the US

JSE chairperson Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita speaks about SA’s reception at the World Economic Forum taking place in Davos

5 days ago
SA economy poised for growth, and a stable repo rate in 2017

SA’s economy is expected to expand, albeit not by much, this year, with ‘benign’ inflation and perkier commodities that will boost the economy

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WATCH: ‘African interests have fallen off the Davos radar’

JSE Chairwoman Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita spoke to Business Day TV’s News Leader about South Africa’s reception at the World Economic Forum in Davos

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Consumer confidence plummets in fourth quarter as household income stalls

FNB senior analyst Jason Muscat says the 7-index point decline is likely to have been a correction following an overshoot in the third quarter

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Use tax incentives to woo investors, SA told

The World Bank urges action to fend off a downgrade using tax incentives in key sectors

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Black Friday windfall for retail sales

Marketing gimmick sees surprise rise from October to November

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Private sector urged to share data that would benefit Africa

Moral and ethical issues of sharing African data come under the spotlight

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No interest rate hike expected, say analysts

The Bank’s monetary policy committee has breathing space as the inflation average of 6.6% meets expectations

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