Brian Kantor: The rand and its importance for bonds and equities

2016-11-02 14:28

How do the latest movements in the rand impact the performance of equities and bonds? Economist Brian Kantor combs through the data.

Is Constable SA’s worst CEO? Kantor responds – How (not) to value a CEO

2016-06-14 14:16

An economist looks at how to value a CEO, and what difference a well paid one should make to the worth of a firm like Sasol, given the influence of oil on the share price.

Brian Kantor: Not so Moody after all – simply don’t fall into recession

2016-05-11 18:36

Economist Brain Kantor discusses South Africa's economy and its prospects in the light of Moody's unchanged investment rating.

Brian Kantor knocking on Sarb’s door – worry about economy, not inflation

2016-03-16 17:08

Because SA's inflation is not demand driven but influenced by outside factors, Sarb should focus on limiting the damage done by higher interest rates instead of inflation.

Brian Kantor: Minimum Wages – yet another ‘own goal’

2015-12-06 10:18

Government’s National Minimum Wage is being used by the ruling party as a carrot for political survival but won’t cure poverty, says an economist.

Brian Kantor: 2013 taper tantrums not repeated, SARB composure key

2015-11-18 13:26

Given the muted market reaction to a potential US interest rate hike, Brian Kantor is calling on the Reserve Bank to do as the markets have, remain composed.


Bernard Kantor: The Investec story – a long way from Mooi St to St Paul’s. Best of BizNews

2016-09-26 20:30

Bernard Kantor tells Alec Hogg how Investec developed from a tiny start 35 years ago to a building which takes up an entire block near St Paul’s in the City of London.

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.

Kantor: A revolutionary economic lifesaver – eliminate corporate tax

2016-03-31 07:59

Eliminating corporate income tax and replacing it with a mixture of additional payroll and wealth taxes would boost employment and the GDP growth rate, says an economist.

Nene's removal is highly personal - Investec Chief Economist

Following Nhlanhla Nene's surprise removal as Finance Minister, financial expert Brian Kantor discusses the possible reasons behind the axing and the effects this has had, and will have on the economy in the future.

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Brian Kantor: SA monetary (inflation) policy – bad theory put into practice

2015-11-27 07:55

An economist questions Sarb's theory of using inflation targeting as the measure for rate hikes and says the rand is beyond the influence of short-term rates.

Brian Kantor: SARB must ignore inflation expectations, can’t influence Rand

2015-11-04 16:21

Investec economist Brian Kantor looks at inflationary expectations in South Africa and argues why they should be ignored by monetary policy.

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