Government laments slow progress on open skies for Africa

Delays cause SA and the rest of the continent to lose out on substantial economic benefits, says Blade Nzimande

WATCH: The good news contained in the bad news on mining

Moody’s senior analyst Douglas Rowlings talks to Business Day TV about the local mining industry

Economists expect SA to sneak out of recession in third quarter, but annual growth will be rubbish

As rating agencies cut their forecasts and the trade war sours sentiment, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s wish of 3% growth in 2018 looks increasingly unattainable

Stable SA outlook helps rand gain ground

A rate hike in Turkey and signals from Moody’s that a downgrade is not on the cards lift the local currency

You’re invited to a Business Day Dialogue on the work of the tax ombud

Celebrate five years of fairness with the Office of the Tax Ombud

How SA's mining sector is taking a beating from trade war

Third quarter gets off to poor start with July’s 5.2% fall in production

Stellenbosch University study claims it is worth R5bn to the local economy

The university’s presence in the area also generates about R1.1bn in labour remuneration, the study finds

Why SA companies will ride out currency crisis better than their counterparts in Turkey

Moody’s — which is sounding more upbeat about SA’s sovereign risk as well — cites two main reasons it thinks South African corporate ...

‘Worst is behind us’: Moody’s expects slow recovery for SA

A move on SA's credit rating, either up or down, is unlikely, says Moody's Lucie Villa

Low business confidence bodes ill for SA

Low confidence constrains spending and investment, which results in shortfalls in government revenues

July’s retail sales grow 1.3%, as expected

Retail sales in the first month of the third quarter match consensus expectations, bouncing back from a 1.1% decline in June

Business confidence at lowest level in nearly a year

The Sacci BCI index shows that the business climate was shaken by uncertainty in both real economic activity and financial conditions

WATCH: What business confidence is telling us

RMB chief economist Ettienne le Roux talks to Business Day TV about the business confidence index

Investors are waiting for an end to SA's ‘policy stalemate’, says Moody's

Cyril Ramaphosa’s hands are tied until he has a firmer mandate, says a senior analyst

SA pushing for a bigger slice of Sacu revenue

Ministers ask parliament for support in deadlocked negotiations on revenue-sharing formula

Manufacturing sector shows good growth in the third quarter

Food and beverages; motor vehicles and transport; and wood and wood products all contributed to the 2.9% July increase

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