We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

Finance minister Enoch Godongwana’s first medium-term budget policy statement was boring enough. In SA’s case this is good, pointing to how he skilfully guided the market in the three months after taking office. He has been consistent and disciplined in his messaging.

It is hard to know whether, when he wrote an article for Business Day in late-July, Godongwana knew that just more than a month later he would be appointed finance minister, the standout announcement in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet reshuffle. Perhaps he was indeed speaking out of conviction, because the message has hardly changed — he was singing the same tune on Thursday...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now

Would you like to comment on this article?
Register (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

Commenting is subject to our house rules.