ARTICLES RELATING TO SA ECONOMY

De Lille: Let Cape Town buy Eskom's unwanted IPP energy

2016-07-26 06:34

The City of Cape Town wants to procure renewable energy from Independent Power Producers in the light of Eskom’s decision not to do so.

Minimum wage of R8 000 decent, says social body

2016-07-22 13:32

South Africa's minimum wage should be set at R8 000 at least if households are to have the chance of leading a dignified basic lifestyle, says a social action group.

Rate hikes push bond payments up by 42.1% in 2.5 yrs

2016-07-22 06:00

From the end of 2013 to June this year the cumulative increase in the bond instalment on the average priced home has increased by 42.1%, says a property expert.

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.

No change in rates amid uncertainty

2016-07-21 15:22

In line with the consensus among economists, Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the interest rate will remain unchanged.

Probability of 10% predicted for SARB rate hike

2016-07-21 07:30

There is a probability of just 10% that the SARB will hike the repo rate, says Overberg Asset Management.

Minimum wage could dent inequality, boost GDP

2016-07-20 12:01

A national minimum wage set at a meaningful level will significantly reduce poverty and inequality and give a welcome boost to South Africa’s GDP, new research shows.

Du Plessis: Labour mustn’t trash economy – just stick to plan we all agreed

2016-07-19 20:09

This year’s strike season will be a make-or-break situation, and there is a huge onus on Amcu, Numsa and all involved in wage talks to let collective bargaining prevail.

Sarb likely to hold rates same this time - Nedbank

2016-07-18 21:00

The SA Reserve Bank is expected to hold the repo rate unchanged this time, in the view of Nedbank's Corporate and Investment Banking unit.

Only a strike will move Eskom - Numsa official

2016-07-18 13:32

If Eskom does not meet demands set by Numsa workers, the union may go ahead with a strike, says an electricity sector coordinator for Numsa.

 

Minister of Transport hits back at DA e-tolls claims

2016-07-22 17:26

Recent DA claims about e-tolls are just part of electioneering and even grossly misleading, according to Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters.

SA households slightly richer than late last year - index

2016-07-22 07:44

Despite a negative economic growth in the first quarter of 2016, SA households are slightly better off than in the last quarter of 2015, according to a wealth index.

Downgrade risk still real - analysts on 0% growth forecast

2016-07-21 21:00

The Sarb has not ruled out the potential for further interest rate tightening and analysts put the latest rates announcement in context.

Kganyago: 0% growth for SA in 2016

2016-07-21 17:29

The SA Reserve Bank's latest forecast is for 0% growth in SA in 2016 compared with 0.6% previously, says Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Economists react to rates move, growth shocker

2016-07-21 13:38

SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 7%.

Invoice fraud rife in SA gold exports - UN report

2016-07-20 20:06

South Africa was fingered in a report for flagrant discrepancies between its official trade statistics of gold exports versus records of its trading partners.

Expect inflation rise a day before repo rate news

2016-07-20 07:57

Economic data to be released shortly will likely reveal a rise in inflation, according to several economists.

SA GDP growth too slow to improve conditions - IMF

2016-07-19 14:43

Economic growth in SA is too slow to improve living standards in a country where a third of the population is excluded from the economy, says the International Monetary Fund.

SA industries taking strain in low growth environment

2016-07-18 14:16

With economic growth predicted at its lowest levels since 2009, various industries in SA are showing strain with turnover declining by 5.1% in the first quarter of 2016.

Numsa to picket at Eskom offices for 'better living wage'

2016-07-18 11:06

Numsa members at Eskom plan to picket outside the power utility's head office to demand a 'substantial' wage hike as well as a housing allowance increase.

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