DA, EFF oppose Twin Peaks Bill

2017-06-22 19:55

There is concern that the exclusion of the National Credit Regulator in the amended version of the Twin Peaks Bill will leave consumers vulnerable to unscrupulous lending practices.

Hanekom slates Treasury for 'inadequate' downgrade analysis

2017-06-20 11:39

ANC MP Derek Hanekom has criticised National Treasury for its “inadequate analysis” of the downgrades of South Africa’s sovereign credit rating.

Treasury DG Mogajane gets the thumbs up

2017-06-18 07:10

There was broad consensus from business groups who were happy to see a familiar face take over at National Treasury.

CEOs agree to work with Gigaba, but want state capture inquiry

2017-06-14 10:49

The CEO Initiative have met with Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, where they committed to work with government and labour to save the economy.

Moody's: SA's credit rating strengths and weaknesses

2017-06-12 16:39

Moody’s lead sovereign analyst for South Africa Zuzana Brixiova reveals what counts for and against South Africa after its decision to downgrade South Africa’s credit rating.

CEOs warn against populist rhetoric as Moody’s downgrades SA

2017-06-10 10:07

The CEO Initiative has warned that populist policies that focus on short-term solutions will only result in the economy slipping further away.

Count down: SA waits with bated breath for Moody's ratings call

2017-06-09 06:00

The much awaited announcement on South Africa's credit ratings from Moody's is expected after the market closes.

Budget: Gigaba seeks to narrow deficit, Fitch warns SA will miss forecasts

2017-06-08 13:08

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has committed to narrowing the budget deficit to 3.3% and bring about a primary surplus in the 2018/19 financial year.

Unhappiness about implementation date of dividend tax hike

2017-06-06 18:44

Government’s decision to increase the rate of a dividend withholding tax and apply it from 22 February 2017 when the Budget Speech took place creates tax uncertainty, Parliament hears.

‘Pro-Zuma’ ANC MPs go rogue

2017-06-04 06:01

Divisions have emerged in the ANC parliamentary caucus after a number of pro-Jacob Zuma MPs were accused of trying to dilute a looming inquiry into Gupta-linked state capture.


IPP deal stuck in limbo as officials cite Eskom 'hardships'

2017-06-20 13:22

Eskom will approach energy regulator Nersa and National Treasury as part of efforts to end the stalemate holding up the independent power producers' procurement deal.

Public Protector can’t order Parliament to change legislation - law expert

2017-06-19 17:07

The rand has weakened by as much as 1.6% after Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane suggested changes to the SA Reserve Bank’s primary objective. Treasury has not responded to the proposal.

Jackson battles rogue MPs

2017-06-18 06:01

ANC MPs who have asked for a broader state capture probe have stood their ground against their chief whip.

Maynier hits back as Gigaba urges SA not to focus on Gupta 'sideshows'

2017-06-13 14:25

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s plea that South Africans focus on solving the economic crisis and not on Gupta “sideshows” has been met with scathing criticism from the DA.

Gigaba says industry is not democratised, power still in the hands of a few

2017-06-10 12:30

The technical recession is an indication of the historical lop-sided structure of the country’s economy, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has said.

Treasury warns of more credit rating shocks as Moody’s downgrades SA

2017-06-09 23:45

National Treasury has warned that the Moody’s rating downgrade with a negative outlook “indicates that the risk of further downgrades is still there”.

Carrim slams opposition party declarations as 'unpatriotic'

2017-06-08 18:57

The ANC’s Yunus Carrim had harsh words to members of opposition parties, calling their declarations on the National Treasury budget vote off point and unpatriotic.

BREAKING: Dondo Mogajane appointed DG of Treasury

2017-06-08 11:03

Dondo Mogajane has been appointed director general of National Treasury, Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has announced.

Deputy FinMin denies scoring Prasa tenders, DA to lay charges

2017-06-06 13:40

Deputy Minister of Finance Sfiso Buthelezi has denied scoring tenders from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).

Gigaba washes his hands of #GuptaEmail links

2017-06-02 14:32

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has responded to reports that he has been implicated in leaked “Gupta emails” by saying that he has done nothing wrong.

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