British govt calls for 'unusual' 2nd budget

2015-05-17 14:15

Britain's finance minister has announced plans for a second 2015 budget to quickly implement his party's campaign promises following a surprise election win.

Millionaires to lose out on one fancy dinner per month

2015-02-25 21:01

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene stood his ground admirably in dealing with some tough issues that the SA economy is facing, while the rich weren't treated too harshly, says TreasuryOne.

Risks for Nene to address in National Budget

2015-02-18 21:02

Government may be forced to increase taxes by more than expected to cover shortfall, warns an economist.

Presidency's budget overspend raises eyebrows

2015-02-04 11:14

The presidency received R6m in legal bills for 2010/11 against a budget of R1m, while unauthorised spend of R45m has been discussed in parliament, says a report.

Nene: No budget impact from funding parastatals

2015-01-30 15:00

Funding for South Africa's state firms will be raised in a way that has no effect on the national budget deficit, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Oil prices slash Nigeria GDP growth

2014-12-18 13:51

Nigeria's economy will grow 5.5% in 2015, down from an earlier projection of 6.4%, due to lower oil revenues, the budget the finance minister says.

Saudis may face tighter budget

2014-12-02 18:50

Plunging oil prices may mean the first budget cuts for major exporter Saudi Arabia in years, but they are not expected to be large enough to stop growth.

Most of Zim budget to go towards salaries

2014-11-28 08:50

Zimbabwe's economy is expected to grow by 3.2% in 2015, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said Thursday, but the bulk of the new budget would have to be allocated to spending on public wages.

Ireland set for budget without tax hikes

2014-10-14 12:30

The Irish government is set to present its first budget without tax hikes or spending cuts in seven years.

Nene: Govt could struggle to reduce shortfall

2014-07-21 13:01

If economic growth remains weak, the government will struggle to achieve its target of cutting the budget deficit, warns Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.


Inside Labour: Budget brings no change for the poor

2015-02-27 07:29

The National Budget with all its plaudits and protests will not cause any excitement for more than half the population, says Terry Bell.

Exciting times for small business - Zulu

2015-02-25 20:33

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu has welcome much needed funding as her ministry attempts to unlock the doors for battling small businesses.

Brace for higher taxes in 2015 budget

2015-02-05 19:29

South Africans can brace themselves for tax increases in the upcoming National Budget and these can come in various forms, warns an expert.

SA rapidly approaching fiscal cliff - expert

2015-02-03 20:25

The fiscal cliff is rapidly approaching for the SA government and the only way it can get out of this would be through policy reform, warns an expert.

Budget the small things for your child's education

2015-01-06 12:00

Even more stressful than cramped shopping malls is scraping together the money to get your children school ready after the carefree spending of the holiday season.

Greek labour unions demonstrate ahead of budget

2014-12-07 14:28

Greek labour unions have prepared to take to the streets of Athens ahead of a budget vote by lawmakers.

Capitec launches money management tool

2014-11-28 18:03

Capitec Bank has launched a real-time mobile money management tool to help people manage their budget on the go.

What to ask before buying a car

2014-11-25 09:22

ADVERTORIAL: Buying a car never loses its thrill. It’s even more exciting if it’s your first. Consider some important issues before you hand over your money.

OneRandMan learns how money really works

2014-07-22 15:38

National Savings Month is not only this month, it is every month from your very first salary slip, an expert warns OneRandMan and all South Africans.

Egyptian cabinet cuts deficit

2014-06-29 16:40

Egypt's cabinet has submitted a revised budget proposing a narrower deficit after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi rejected a previous draft.

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