Kantor: Battle for Treasury, nuclear not over yet

2016-05-26 21:51

The battle of who controls the Ministry of Finance is certainly not over yet, Prof. Brian Kantor cautions the Black Management Forum.

Sluggish SA economy forcing higher rate of early retirement

2016-05-26 06:53

The slow economic growth may be forcing a higher rate of early retirement and increasing the number of pensioners, shows the BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index.

Molefe denies finmin job offer, says Gordhan doing good job

2016-05-25 16:36

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has told Eyewitness News that he has not been asked by the president to be the new finance minster, and says Pravin Gordhan is doing a fine job.

Rand vulnerable beyond Sarb’s forecasts

2016-05-24 22:30

The rand provides the greatest risk to the inflation outlook and interest rate trajectory, cautions Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview notice.

Seven new projects to up Cape Town CBD value

2016-05-24 18:01

The Cape Town CBD has gained at least seven development projects since January 2016, according to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District.

Volume of SA, foreign travellers increase

2016-05-23 19:52

The volume of arrivals and departures have increased for both SA residents and foreign travellers between March 2015 and March 2016, says Statistics SA.

Off-grid options could help end Africa's power crunch - PwC

2016-05-23 12:58

It's time to ditch old-fashioned concepts and embrace new technologies which can help propel South Africa into an era of universal access to electricity, says PwC.

Rand rout little solace as SA firms hoard cash

2016-05-20 07:54

South African businesses are flush with money. Too bad they aren’t willing to spend it at home.

Relief for indebted consumers as repo rate stays the same

2016-05-19 19:11

Keeping the repo rate unchanged means that deeply indebted consumers can breathe a huge sigh of relief, but it is also a little too late for many South Africans, say debt experts.

SA nuclear build will cost less than R1trn - experts

2016-05-19 17:07

South Africa’s nuclear programme will probably cost less than the mooted R1trn, say experts, who caution against simply taking numbers which are not based on specifics.


Gordhan pleads for united SA to help economy

2016-05-26 18:40

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has told Parliament that the weak economy can only be overcome if all role players - government, business and labour - work together.

SA salaries to decline in real terms - index

2016-05-25 21:00

Salaries in South Africa can be expected to decline in real terms, according to the latest BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index.

Power crunch to curb SA growth - AfDB

2016-05-25 05:00

Electricity shortages, low commodity prices and low consumer and business confidence will continue to restrain economic growth, says the African Development Bank.

SA in discussions with S&P, Fitch - Treasury

2016-05-24 18:43

The Treasury says a team from credit rating Standard & Poor's visited SA for meetings ahead of a review which could see the country's debt rating cut to junk.

Revised growth shows need for higher taxes or cost cuts

2016-05-23 21:30

Real gross domestic product growth has been revised to 0.4% from 0.6% quarter-on-quarter for the 4th quarter of 2015, says Statistics SA.

Retailers look to Africa to survive volatile SA market

2016-05-23 17:52

South African retail giants and fast moving consumer goods manufacturers are expanding into Africa and consolidating operations to reduce reliance on the local market

Double blow for petrol price

2016-05-20 12:58

Motorists have been fortunate in 2016 so far, with lower oil prices buffering a weak rand, but now both will have an impact on the petrol price, cautions the AA.

Consumers urged to use rate pause to tighten belts

2016-05-20 07:38

The unchanged interest rates should be seen as an important catalyst for consumers who are committed to investing their way out of tough economic conditions, says an expert.

Finding funding for nuclear tough - Anurag Gupta

2016-05-19 18:09

It’s a tough environment in which to find funding for new nuclear projects, says Anurag Gupta, director and global sector head for power at KPMG.

FULL TEXT: No hike in interest rates

2016-05-19 15:32

Read the full speech by SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago on the decision to keep the interest rates unchanged.

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