Monetary policy beyond Covid-19

SPONSORED | Interest rates are at 50-year lows after the South African Reserve Bank trimmed interest rates by 3%

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JOHN DLUDLU: Dear minister Mboweni, about that budget deficit ...

The time is right to finally tackle inequality and poverty for good

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WATCH LIVE | What is the real cost of health care for South Africans?

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S&P worries about SA’s spending habit

SA is not alone as many countries grapple with how to stimulate their economies while containing their fiscal trajectories, says ratings agency

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PODCAST | Marcia Mayaba wants more women in leadership in motor industry

Mayaba was recently appointed CEO of motor retail at Barloworld, and vice-president of the National Automobile Dealers Association

CLAIRE BISSEKER: Tito Mboweni now has to pick his way through the nine circles of hell

The finance minister has overpromised on debt stabilisation but ditching it would make for terrible optics

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SA’s recovery plan continues apartheid’s ‘accumulation by dispossession’

To view the financing of infrastructure as envisaged by developed nations, as supportive of developing nations’ development agendas, is to misread modern ...

WATCH: How the US election will affect SA

Wits University’s John Stremlau talks to Business Day TV about the US presidential election due to take place on November 3

Agriculture plan will boost growth and development, Agri SA says

Farmers’ bodies stress importance of access to local and international markets

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ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Focus will be on SA’s growth cycle

Also due is tourism accommodation data for August, which is likely to reflect the dire effect of the national lockdown

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PODCAST | Economic news of the week: How will SA execute Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic recovery plan?

Host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Dawie Roodt, chief economist at the Efficient Group

WATCH: How credible is Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic recovery plan?

Michael Avery talks to a panel about the president’s recently unveiled recovery plan

Ramaphosa’s plan falls short, says Old Mutual

Johan Els says the recovery plan lacks the ‘firmness and determination’ needed to turn SA’s beleaguered economy around

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WATCH: How viable is the economic recovery plan

Miriam Altman, commissioner in national planning in the presidency, talks to Business Day TV about the recovery plan

Recovery plan will be tested by Tito Mboweni’s budget

The medium-term budget policy statement will have to flesh out how the government will balance fiscal sustainability with economic growth efforts

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How to double GDP in 10 years: an alternative model of the state

Collaborators in the Social Justice M-Plan conclude not only is new wine needed, but new wine skins as well

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