WEF warns that world must brace for long-term threats to humanity

The consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic will shape the effectiveness of the world’s response to threats such as climate change, the WEF says in its Global ...

Two million fewer sales in physical stores during Black Friday weekend, according to the BankServ data

SPONSORED | The changing consumer landscape and the role that digital platforms play in the retail space

Dennis Davis backs solidarity tax to help fund vaccine rollout

A one-off, progressive tax is an efficient way to pay for vaccine rollout, says Davis

PODCAST | Can tech help save small hotels and guesthouses?

Host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Niels Verspui, country manager of RoomRaccoon

WATCH: Is there hope for SA’s economy?

BNP Paribas senior economist Jeff Schultz talks to Business Day TV about the year ahead

Hope for relief turns to Reserve Bank to ease pain of lockdown and second wave

Majority of economists polled believe Bank will hold rates steady

Treasury considers a tax hike to pay for biggest vaccination drive in SA’s history

The Treasury is exploring a range of potential financing options for Covid-19 vaccines, with more than 30-million doses promised so far

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: All eyes on first rates decision for 2021 as SA grapples with second wave

Data will shed more light on whether the economic recovery in the closing months of 2020 has cooled off

PODCAST | Could Joe Biden’s inauguration mean better prospects for emerging markets?

Host Mudiwa Gavaza speaks to Sanisha Packirisamy, an economist at Momentum Investments

WATCH: Sterilising economic growth?

Michael Avery talks to a panel about the future of SA’s economy

SA has cheaper debt options to deal with Covid fallout, says IMF

It’s up to government to tap into rates lower than the open market, says Kristalina Georgieva

Q&A: IMF chief urges SA to carefully weigh its financing options

Kristalina Georgieva says the country must prioritise the use of its limited fiscal space

WATCH: What can SA’s economy expect from 2021?

Michael Avery speaks to Chris Holdsworth, chief investment strategist at Investec Wealth and Investment, about the rising Covid-19 numbers, the spectre of ...

Reserve Bank expected to keep repo at record low

Economists say governor Lesetja Kganyago will hold rates steady in January after cutting them a cumulative 300 basis points in 2020

WATCH: Is this the next commodity super-cycle?

Michael Avery talks to a panel of mining analysts about what such a super-cycle could mean for the economy

Foreign investors dump R6bn in SA bonds as global Covid-19 infections soar

Most of the SA bonds bought in the final quarter of 2020 have been sold


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