SA business confidence lowest in more than two decades

2016-06-07 13:00

South Africa's business confidence fell to a new all-time low in May hurt by poor performances in sectors such as manufacturing and retail, a survey has revealed.

German business sentiment ignores Brexit fears

2016-05-25 12:08

German business sentiment has improved to the strongest level in five months in May, a sign that growth momentum in the economy remains strong.

Weakening in construction activity - index

2016-03-23 16:40

More than 70% of respondents in the latest FNB/BER Civil Confidence Index are dissatisfied with current business conditions.

Business confidence: No reason for optimism

2016-03-09 18:47

About two thirds of respondents surveyed in the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index have remained unsatisfied with business conditions early in the year.

What SA needs for turnaround in business confidence

2015-12-03 18:00

A business confidence update for November 2015 shows the comparative year-on-year business climate compared negatively with November 2014.

SA's business confidence at 22-year low - survey

2015-10-06 20:16

Business confidence in SA has dipped to its lowest level since the end of apartheid due to an unstable currency and lower commodity prices, a survey shows.

Business confidence falls to 16-year low

2015-07-07 14:51

June's business confidence has fallen to its lowest in more than 16 years, as fundamental weaknesses in the economy weighed on productivity.

Business confidence slumps to 16-year low

2015-06-03 11:59

South Africa's Business Confidence Index tumbled to a sixteen-year low in May as power supply shortages weighed on output in certain sectors.

Load shedding dents business confidence

2015-03-10 14:25

Business confidence has stumbled in the first quarter of 2015 due to the impact of power cuts, which was slightly offset by lower fuel prices, a survey shows.

Business confidence up despite uncertain outlook

2015-03-03 12:38

Business confidence in SA edged up in February although the outlook for the rest of the year still remains uncertain, a survey shows.


What the latest economic signs mean for SA

2016-06-03 14:51

Ahead of South Africa’s possible downgrade to junk status, NKC African Economics explains what the country’s latest economic indicators really mean.

SA business confidence continues recovery

2016-04-07 12:21

Business confidence has continued its recovery in March after falling to its lowest in more than two decades in December, a survey showed.

German business confidence grows at slowest pace

2016-03-22 12:44

German manufacturing has grown at the slowest pace in 16 months in March, evidence that the economy is feeling the pressure of cooling global demand.

Nenegate drives business confidence to pre-democracy low

2016-01-07 12:39

South Africa's average business confidence in 2015 hit the lowest annual average since 1993, according to the latest index by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Business confidence at lowest level in 5 years

2015-11-26 15:34

Underlying activity in sectors such as retail, new vehicle trade and manufacturing has weakened by more than it had done in the third quarter.

SA low on list of dynamic business opportunities

2015-09-21 17:10

South Africa ranks very low on the latest Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index, especially due to its bad labour and human capital indicators.

SA business confidence dips further

2015-06-10 14:23

South Africa's quarterly business confidence index continued its decline in the second quarter of 2015, after a temporary improvement at the start of the year.

Business confidence falls on strike threats

2015-04-09 12:43

South Africa's business confidence index has fallen to a three-month low in March, with the investment mood soured by the threat of labour stoppages.

Fuel price boost for business activity - PMI

2015-03-04 10:34

Business activity in the private sector has stabilised in February after shrinking for two months, with falling fuel prices offering companies some respite.

SA business confidence hits slow start

2015-02-05 12:10

Business confidence in SA has registered its slowest start for the year in nearly two decades, shows a survey.

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