PwC gives Ramaphosa's investment drive the thumbs up

The R290bn influx in investment is expected to add R338bn to GDP over the next five years and create 165,000 jobs, a PwC says in a report

SA government defends its use of coal as pro-poor

Deputy energy minister says SA does not have the luxury of choice when many people do not have access to power

Investors think more of SA now than a year ago, says global finance body

President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending all the right signals to investors to reduce policy uncertainty, IFC says

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Retail figures will indicate whether recession is over

While the economy is expected to  have grown marginally in the third quarter, it remains too low to make a significant dent on unemployment, poverty and ...

SA’s likely to limp out of recession in third quarter

Drop in mining production is unlikely to prevent country from limping back into positive territory

SA’s recession likely over in third quarter

Drop in mining production is unlikely to prevent country from limping back into positive territory

Courts tell government to sort out Eskom payment mess

Businesses win court relief to stop electricity interruptions

Factory output flat in September

Average manufacturing output growth for the three months to end-September came to 1.7%, helping offset a 2.2% decline in mining output

Slump in mining output points to a third quarter of GDP contraction

A 19% crash in gold production in September dashed hopes of the mining industry recovering from October's decline

Ramaphosa: Africa Investment Forum will help close deals worth $28bn

The president says the forum is a platform to see infrastructure projects realised and that AfCFTA is imperative for raising investment

WATCH: Sacci's BCI rises for a second month in October

Sacci chief economist Richard Downing tells Business Day TV about what the improvements mean

WATCH: The consequences of capping the petrol price

Fuel Retailer Association CEO Reggie Sibiya talks to Business Day TV about his group’s concerns and possible solutions to the fuel price dilemma

African Development Bank has faith in SA and Eskom

African Development Bank's $720m investment in Eskom will include $620m in the Medupi power plant to meet global emission standards

Risks remain higher for emerging markets such as SA, Moody's warns

SA, along with Turkey, Argentina and Brazil, is under pressure due to varying combinations of external exposure, weak institutions, unpredictable domestic ...

SA gross reserves dip in October

The Reserve Bank’s gold and foreign exchange holdings declined by $228m and SA’s international liquidity fell by $33m in October from September

Western Cape agribusiness sector set for growth which will in turn boost tourism

The agribusiness sector is one of the most important components of the Western Cape economy

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