Gordhan: safeguard SA’s key institutions

Post-budget road show starts this week as SARS goes all out to meet R1.14-trillion target

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ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Strong rand may spur Bank to hold repo rate

Producer price inflation data will also have a bearing on the Reserve Bank’s rates decision on Thursday, writes Asha Speckman

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Gordhan highlights need to defend SA’s key institutions

Post-budget road show starts this week as SARS goes all out to meet R1.14-trillion target

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Foreign investors perk up on prospects for SA

Merrill Lynch conference highlights positive shift among foreigners and local fund managers

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Western Cape’s dominant export remains agricultural products

A Wesgro report says the Western Cape is also ranked as the second most-favoured provincial destination for foreign direct investment in SA in terms of projects

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Bulletin warns UK’s Brexit process could hit SA banks’ balance sheets

South African banks' exposure to single counterparty countries is dominated by the UK

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SA’s surprise deficit stirs rate-cut hopes

The Reserve Bank may remain cautious due to political and global risks to the rand and inflation outlook

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Surprise deficit dip stirs rate-cut hopes

Bank may remain cautious due to political and global risks to the rand and inflation outlook

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Bets are on rate cut as current account gap shrinks

A smaller current account deficit relieves pressure on the rand, which may extend gains after reaching a 19-month high against the dollar on Tuesday

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Current account deficit narrows more sharply than expected

This is the smallest deficit in several years, thanks in part to improving commodity prices, but the Reserve Bank is unsure it can be sustained

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Consumer inflation slows as food prices moderate

February CPI inflation came in much as expected, though food inflation did not fall as far as some had expected

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Food inflation to simmer down to single digits

The downward trend is expected to continue despite another drought being forecast for later in 2017

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Investigation to throw light on tax refunds

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has given tax ombud Judge Bernard Ngoepe the go-ahead to investigate

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SA’s net equity outflows hit R31.7bn in 2017

Nedbank analysts say flows are likely to remain volatile, given the US’s political and policy uncertainty, flows into SA will probably directed to bonds over ...

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Fitch agency warns that Zuma’s populist rhetoric will scare away investment

BMI Research says investor sentiment towards SA is already weak due to decidedly investor ‘unfriendly’ policies and land reform rhetoric will not help matters

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ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Market will be on watch for CPI and current account data

Economists are in agreement that the conditions that led to CPI going out of range are improving

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