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S&P sees SA moving in the right direction, but no ratings upgrade yet

Economists warn there is no guarantee of upgrades to junk-rated sovereign debt in the next two years

Patel shoots down calls for suspension of poultry tariffs

Such an ‘extreme move’, as advocated by DA, would destroy local jobs, minister says

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Producer inflation expected to remain in the double digits

The focus will be on price pressures at the factory gate, with food costs a particular concern

S&P Global Ratings lifts SA’s outlook to positive

In early April Moody’s changed the outlook on SA’s rating to stable, while Fitch made the same move a few months before that

From Kyiv to the Karoo: Exploring the butterfly effect of the Russia-Ukraine war

SPONSORED | RisCura investment strategist Glenn Silverman highlights five major issues affecting the global economy and their implications for SA

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PODCAST | Up to 80% of monthly salary spent in five days, says FNB

Mudiwa Gavaza speaks to Senzo Nsibande, CEO of FNB Money Management

WATCH: Power cuts set to stifle economic growth

Business Day TV speaks to RMB economist  Siobhan Redford

WATCH: Reserve Bank hikes interest rates

Business Day TV talks Stanlib chief economist Kevin Lings about the Bank’s latest rates decision

Government is acting on electricity supply shortage, says Mantashe

Mineral resources & energy minister tells of renewable energy projects in the pipeline to add to supply

Kganyago signals more ahead after biggest rate jump in six years

The 50 basis points increase to 4.75% came despite the Bank reducing its GDP growth forecast for 2022 to just 1.7%

Soaring food and fuel prices threaten unrest

Rapid inflation expected to have spillover effects on wage and social demands

Industry to reflect on and consolidate steel master plan a year after its launch

Aim is to provide a way forward for industry to revitalise  itself and expand production, but not all players are game

PODCAST | The unlawful cancellation of pension funds in SA

Mudiwa Gavaza speaks to Tabitha Paine, attorney and acting head of legal at Open Secrets, and Thomas Malokotsa from Unpaid Benefits Campaign

WATCH: SARB walks a tightrope on rates

Michael Avery and guests discuss the Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting and the likely outcome on Thursday

Fuel 29% more expensive than a year ago, but inflation holds steady in April

The inflation rate for May marks the 12th consecutive month in which annual inflation has been higher than midpoint of the Reserve Bank’s target range

Investment turnaround may lead growth in 2022

Official data show last year was the first time that total fixed investment spending showed modest real growth after declining for six straight years

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