SA bonds near weakest on Gordhan concerns

2016-08-25 11:15

South African bonds have held near the weakest level and the rand was at the lowest level over fears Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be removed.

Will we pay more tax in the new year?

2015-12-31 07:30

With a budget deficit, a poor economic growth outlook and two downgrades in South Africa’s credit rating, can we expect another tax hike?

KPMG report restarts Sars war

2015-10-04 20:00

The probe into alleged irregularities and misconduct within Sars by KPMG has made damning findings against Ivan Pillay, Oupa Magashula and Johann van Loggerenberg.

Gordhan: Strikes less harmful to economy

2014-03-30 12:04

Platinum strikes over the past ten weeks will cause less economic damage than industrial action in 2012, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

SAA turns again to state for survival

2014-02-02 10:02

SAA awaits news on a state cash injection vital to stay in the skies, but which shows up its inability to make money.

State car rental spend swells to R10m

2014-01-13 14:49

Government spending on car rentals has increased to R10.8m over the past year, replies to DA parliamentary questions show.

Nehawu mixed on Budget Speech

2013-02-27 21:27

Nehawu expressed mixed reaction to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget.


Electricity hike announcement postponed

2016-02-25 09:22

The National Energy Regulator has postponed its announcement on the Eskom tariff hike after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan took a swipe at the power utility.

Zuma's crazy antics could cost us our independence

2015-12-16 08:39

The consequences were obvious to just about everybody throughout the country the moment the announcement was made. Yet Zuma was taken aback, says Allister Sparks.

Malamulele too poor for own municipality

2015-02-08 14:05

The violence-wracked town of Malamulele in Limpopo is too poor to have its own municipality and would have to rely on national government hand-outs for 82% of its budget, according to a report.

Gordhan should force Eskom changes

2014-02-25 13:45

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan should insist that Eskom introduce variable pricing for off-peak times, writes a Fin24 user.

Davies: Investment prospects are bright

2014-01-22 15:05

Investment prospects for Africa and South Africa look bright, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Jury still out on Brics

2013-12-01 09:30

It is still debatable whether SA gains from Brics, says Ian Mann.

Mini budget speech

2011-10-25 14:49

Full text of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement.

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