CLAUDE DE BAISSAC: South Africans are getting poorer each year — and more desperate

Our economic policies are divorced from reality, and our aeroplane is heading for the ground

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We look at how player brands can boost clubs, and the new developments affecting copyright issues

Banking regulator delivers firm rebuttal to Sipho Pityana’s Absa claims

Absa board did not nominate the business person as chair, Prudential Authority says

DESMOND LACHMAN: Turkish currency crisis raises red flags for SA government and Reserve Bank

Plunging lira shows independence is sacrosanct and interest rates should not be cut amid rising inflation, writes Desmond Lachman

MAMOKETE LIJANE: Time to buckle up for an uncomfortable rate hiking journey

The virtuous cycle that worked in SA’s favour into 2021 has now turned vicious

CLAIRE BISSEKER: SA continues to avoid the tough policy decisions at its peril

The underlying fiscal problems have not gone away and the government’s chronic indecision only makes matters worse

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Inflation forecast to keep rising due to increasing oil price

Higher energy costs and the global shortage of raw materials could drive figure up, economists warn

Africa sets sights on local motor industry

African Association of Automotive Manufacturers is in talks with governments across continent

S&P Global decides not to release a new report on SA’s rating

SA has a long way to go to convince ratings agencies of its growth and reform agenda, after all three agencies downgraded it during 2020

SA heading for lower-middle-income status by 2028, model shows

SA’s political and economic decline is accelerating and it risks becoming a lower-middle-income nation by 2028, according to a Eunomix Business & Economics ...

SA could regain investment-grade rating within the decade

The finance minister’s commitment to rein in debt, reduce loan-servicing costs, narrow the budget deficit and cut spending should boost investor confidence

Central bank ‘still dovish’ after hiking rates for the first time in three years

Monetary policy remains accommodative, says Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago

PODCAST | Effect of violence on SA’s international standing

Mudiwa Gavaza speaks to Kieran Fahy, CEO for BNP Paribas SA

September retail sales bump not enough to boost third-quarter growth

Festive season shopping could be weighed down by subdued consumer confidence

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