WATCH LIVE | The 2021 Gauteng budget speech

SPONSORED | Follow the live stream of the budget presentation on Thursday March 11 from 10am

Reserve Bank can keep rates low, Lesetja Kganyago says

Policy makers see risks to the inflation outlook as balanced and feel that they can continue to offer support to the economy, Kganyago says

The economy 2021 | A new epoch

SPONSORED | Standard Bank chief economist reflects on the year that was 2020, and the prospects for 2021

ISAAH MHLANGA: Higher inflation will be a policy choice not a demand and supply outcome

Given the slow pace of economic recovery it will be some years before the choice presents itself

WATCH: How February’s retail sales beat analysts expectations

Nedbank CIB's Reezwana Sumad talks to Business Day TV about the latest retail sales data

Health and education: the building blocks of a thriving economy

Without access to essential primary health requirements, such as nutrition, water and housing, education may barely matter

Reserve Bank warns of K-shaped recovery

Two-speed revival is expected across local sectors — as well as between developed and emerging nations

Better than expected retail sales in February

A fall in second-wave Covid-19 infections and the end of an alcohol ban may have resulted in more consumers going out to spend

Who’s fooling who when electricity prices rise in a stagnating economy?

There are enough impediments to growth without also increasing the cost of manufacturing’s lifeblood

MARK BARNES: Post-Covid renewal will be far easier if we attract investors

SA needs to become a destination of choice for investors, and we have to clear the way to make that a possibility

WATCH: Taking the temperature of the SA economy

Michael Avery and a panel talk about SA’s economic climate

Mining production increased 3.8% in February

Mining production data rose for first time in a year in February as output of iron and manganese ore as well as non-metallic minerals increased

PODCAST | How have Sadc and East Africa performed during Covid-19?

Mudiwa Gavaza speaks to Jacques Nel, head of macroeconomic research for Africa at NKC African Economics

BUSI MAVUSO: The tests ahead for a sustainable recovery

Success in the vaccination programme is the most pressing need

CLAIRE BISSEKER: Global recovery will bypass SA if reforms are not expedited

The country needs private sector involvement to achieve a green, digital future

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Mining output and retail data to provide barometer

Households are still feeling the pinch as the economy stutters and consumer confidence remains low


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