SA inflation accelerates in October as food prices rise

Stats SA data shows that consumer inflation picked up in October to its highest rate since March

World Bank loan may still happen, says Mboweni

Finance minister says there will be no policy prescriptions for SA and the World Bank now understands that

WATCH: Ratings wake-up call for SA

Michael Avery talks to a panel about SA’s junk status

SA faces risk of further deterioration of banks’ creditworthiness, says Reserve Bank

The government could face debt distress with adverse implications for the broader economy, the SA Reserve Bank says

Treasury U-turn on offshore limits fuels policy confusion

Government suspends a Reserve Bank circular as rules on offshore investment limits remain

NEVA MAKGETLA: Vanilla plans will fail to bring about an equitable and dynamic economy

A successful recovery plan cannot rely on simply ending restrictions aimed at controlling the contagion

WATCH: How Gauteng added R1.3bn to its budget

Gauteng finance and e-government MEC Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko talks to Business Day TV about province’s spending plan

Downgrades put Tito Mboweni’s goal further out of reach

Agreement that downgrades by Moody’s and Fitch make reforms even more urgent

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Data expected to show business confidence rising

Sentiment and demand remain weak, with a slight rise in inflation expected

Moody’s and Fitch both lower SA’s ratings further into junk

The agencies flagged risks to SA’s fiscal consolidation efforts, and warned of rising debt levels

PODCAST | Economic news of the week: How Black Friday has been implemented in SA

Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Avinesh Reddy, chief technology officer at Rentoza, a subscription based e-commerce platform

WATCH: Why the Reserve Bank kept rates on hold

Citadel chief economist Maarten Ackerman talks to Business Day TV about the Reserve Bank’s decision to keep rates on hold

Economists see rates at record lows for longer amid Reserve Bank caution

MPC keeps  benchmark interest rate steady even as it downgrades  inflation forecast for 2021 slightly

WATCH: What SA Inc thinks about the investment conference

Business for SA steering committee chair Martin Kingston talks to Business Day TV about the 2020 investment summit

Ramaphosa’s investment conference pledges hit R110bn

President counts the event a success given the ‘difficulties and turmoil’ facing the economy


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