ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Cyril Ramaphosa on a mission to Davos to attract investment

The WEF kicks off in a wintry Davos on Tuesday and about 3,000 delegates comprising political, business and civil leaders

WATCH: What keeping rates on hold means

Standard Chartered economist Razia Khan talks to Business Day TV about the Reserve Bank’s rate decision

Credit rating agency S&P confident SA will rebound

S&P expects SA’s economy to rebound and public finances to stabilise as government pursues economic and social reforms

Sub-Saharan growth to accelerate despite tighter global conditions, says poll

As economic growth slows and global trade tensions continue, the region is expected to do comparatively well

Reserve Bank keeps interest rates steady at 6.75%, but confidence remains subdued

Rising international oil prices, together with increased costs for water and electricity remain a risk to the inflation outlook

WATCH: What Black Friday did for SA retailers

Retail sales grew at 3.1% year-on-year in November, Kevin Lings, Chief Economist at Stanlib joins us to discuss what this suggests for the retail sales climate ...

Black Friday bolsters November’s retail sales

Consumers came under pressure in 2018 with the first VAT hike in two decades and steep fuel price increases

Strikes and Eskom blamed for shrinking mining production

Mining fell by 5.6% despite economists' expectations of a 0.2% slump

Moody’s foresees a slow recovery for SA

SA's economy is expected to recover slowly in 2019, but growth will remain below levels seen in the first half of the decade

WATCH: The events likely to make headlines in 2019

Peter Attard Montalto from Intellidex talks to Business Day TV about the events that are likely to shape 2019

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Interest rates expected to remain steady

Analysts are forecasting the monetary policy committee will leave the repo rate unchanged amid improved growth

WATCH: Is business confidence pointing to a slow turnaround?

Sacci chief economist Richard Downing talks to Business Day TV about the business confidence index

Another boost for the manufacturing sector in November

The sector's production grew 1.6% in November in line with analysts' expectations

Business confidence slips in December

The World Bank’s economic outlook for SA is grim  and Sacci says the country lags behind other  emerging markets

WATCH: What December’s PMI means for the index in 2019

Absa economist Miyelani Maluleke talks to Business Day TV about the purchasing managers index 

World Bank predicts tepid growth for SA in 2019

The global lender expects growth of only 1.3% for the year

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