CHART: Mboweni Is likely to get Moody's reprieve

2018-10-12 15:00

Tito Mboweni is likely to get a boost at the start of his tenure as finance minister, with Moody’s Investors Service maintaining its rating on sovereign debt.

Mboweni to save bold moves for Feb budget - tax analysts

2018-10-12 06:46

New Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will likely stick to the script laid out by his predecessor, Nhlanhla Nene, when he delivers the mini budget later in October.

Ferial Haffajee: Inside Trevor Manuel’s notes to a new finance minister

2018-10-11 12:24

An internal document describing the work of a Finance Minister provides unprecedented insight into what awaits Tito Mboweni as the newly minted office-holder, says Ferial Haffajee.

WATCH: Cassper Nyovest's Tito Mboweni makes international news

2018-10-11 11:06

It’s not only South African’s who are taking in the brilliant timing of Cassper’s song and Tito Mboweni’s new position, US news agency CNN noted it too.

Bruce Whitfield on why SA's crisis is in the right direction

2018-10-11 06:15

Although South Africa is in a period of chaos, it is chaos in the right direction says financial journalist Bruce Whitfield.

Nene's fall shows Zondo Commission reaches beyond the 'usual suspects' - analyst

2018-10-10 14:38

Nhlanhla Nene was a great finance minister and his fall should be seen as part of a realignment around the ANC, says political analyst Ralph Mathekga.


2018-10-10 10:52

Cassper Nyovest’s hit song Tito Mboweni is making waves all over again, over a year after its release.

Rand rides Mboweni wave - but strong dollar remains a threat

2018-10-10 10:05

The local currency gained 1.8% against the greenback on Tuesday, an indication of positive market reaction to the announcement that the former SA Reserve Bank governor had been named finance minister.

Solly Moeng: What are you trying to tell us, Mr President?

2018-10-10 05:45

The new dawn may be breaking, but it's not quite light enough yet to see the president clearly, says Solly Moeng.

Our new finance minister enjoys the humble pilchard and is not afraid of being 'spicy'

2018-10-09 21:41

South Africa's fifth finance minister in less than three years, Tito Mboweni, is certainly relatable at a time of pinching pockets and questions over political policies.


Ratings D-day: SA likely to be spared a downgrade, say analysts

2018-10-12 07:57

Moody's will likely spare SA a downgrade of its sovereign credit rating despite (another) sudden rotation in the finance ministry, but may also decide to hold off on a decision, say analysts.

PICS: Mboweni tells Treasury staff there's 'a lot of work' to be done

2018-10-11 15:01

New Finance Minister Tito Mboweni addressed staff at National Treasury for the first time on Thursday.

Mboweni all set to deliver medium term budget

2018-10-11 12:13

New Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is all set to deliver the medium term budget in little under two weeks.

Distrust and recession: Can Mboweni level the playing field?

2018-10-11 08:01

Revelations made against Nhlanhla Nene robbed him of the one essential commodity he needed to execute his functions as Minister of Finance: trust, writes Hlumelo Biko.

All the President's Men: SA's 7 finance ministers and where they are now

2018-10-10 20:51

With former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni sworn in as finance minister, here are the seven ministers who have held the role since 1994.

Nene resignation sets standard for Cabinet ministers, says Wits economist

2018-10-10 11:05

Former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's decision to reign is honorable, says economist Professor Jannie Rossouw.

Daniel Silke: Ramaphosa snatches victory from jaws of defeat

2018-10-10 10:25

Nhlanhla Nene's resignation injects an all-too-rare dose of liability and culpability into our political discourse and represents an important new flank for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s much-vaunted ‘new dawn’ of governance.

Irish lessons for Tito Mboweni on growth and jobs

2018-10-10 08:14

Given President Cyril Ramaphosa's drive for foreign direct investment and Jobs Summit, it might be worthwhile for new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to take note of the spectacular growth in the Irish economy, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Limited room to manoeuvre as Mboweni faces mammoth task to revive SA economy

2018-10-10 05:45

With government debt at dangerously high levels and SA at risk of losing its sole remaining investment-grade credit rating, new finance chief Tito Mboweni will have little option but to stick to Treasury’s expenditure ceilings and deficit-reduction targets.

ANC and opposition parties welcome Mboweni, praise Nene

2018-10-09 21:08

Former SA Reserve Bank governor and newly appointed Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni is highly accomplished and should be able to hit the ground running. This is the sentiment from the ANC and opposition parties.

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