Zuma arrives in India for BRICS summit

2016-10-15 12:36

President Jacob Zuma arrived in Goa, India with his delegation for the 8th BRICS summit, his office said.

Slower growth, rivalries key issues at Brics summit

2016-10-13 18:57

Brics leaders will struggle to temper their tendency to compete in boosting their slowing economies when they meet for the 8th Brics Summit taking place in India.

India mulls sales tax changes

2016-09-12 12:45

An official says India's cabinet has approved the creation of a panel to determine details of a new national sales tax.

Gordhan takes stock at first Brics bank AGM

2016-07-21 20:30

The Brics bank has moved at an unprecedented rate to fund infrastructure and development projects in Brics and other emerging and developing economies, says Treasury.

BRICS GDP: Lessons from China – SA needs to reduce commodity dependence

2016-05-22 17:15

SA, like China, should implement significant policy changes to make its economy (and exchange rate) less dependent on commodity prices, says a statistical economist.

Corruption unites Zuma and Brazil's Rousseff

2016-03-18 21:00

Brazil and South Africa are united by political scandals and economic misfortune as their leaders fight corruption allegations that threaten their political careers.

Zuma still scores as Gordhan takes over

2015-12-14 19:00

Shunting Nhlanhla Nene to the Brics bank may be a demotion for him but it is also a safety net for President Jacob Zuma should SA run out of cash, say experts.

Brics leaders condemn terror attacks in Paris

2015-11-15 22:38

Brics leaders, including President Jacob Zuma, have condemned the terror attacks this weekend that took place in Paris.

Cees Bruggemans: Desperate times, desperate measures – no crisis (yet)

2015-08-19 17:55

Cees Bruggemans unpacks nationalisation, fiscal and monetary policy and says despite the measures taken so far, none of them have reached a point of desperation.

South Africa welcomes Iran nuclear deal

2015-07-15 19:01

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says the historic deal struck by six world powers and Iran over its nuclear future has the full support of the SA government.


Zuma off to Goa for Brics summit

2016-10-13 21:39

President Jacob Zuma will be travelling to Goa in India to attend a Brics summit this weekend, says his office.

DBSA eyes Brics bank and diversification

2016-09-25 06:29

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), which largely funds municipal infrastructure, is on the fence about the New Development Bank planned by the Brics group of countries.

SA urged to keep close watch on Brexit

2016-08-31 19:18

The government has been urged to engage with the UK’s political leadership to ensure all strategic agreements continue “seamlessly” after Brexit.

Brics eyes a new rating firm to rival big three

2016-06-27 09:12

The Brics nations are looking to set up a new credit-rating company in an effort to break the dominance of the big three developed-nation firms.

It's all about politics for today's EM investors

2016-03-29 13:23

The so-called BRICS - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - were seen as solid investments, but after commodities prices plummeted, political risk soared.

Brics bank a concrete reality - Zuma

2015-12-18 15:42

The Brics New Development Bank is a concrete reality, according to President Jacob Zuma's 2015 end-of-year statement.

Maimane slams Zuma over Nene Brics move

2015-12-11 20:47

The nomination of Nhlanhla Nene to a position in the Brics bank has absolutely no benefit for the people of South Africa, DA leader Mmusi Maimane says.

ANC not prepared to sell its soul

2015-10-10 18:05

The ANC is not prepared to sell its soul to be a darling to international funding institutions, says National Executive Member Nathi Mthethwa.

Eskom’s Molefe: Borrowed money will be repaid with New & Revised tariffs

2015-07-15 12:10

Eskom's Brian Molefe tells Tim Modise about his honorary degree and the utilities intention to borrow money from the domestic market.

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