Business confidence on the rise for first time in six months

2018-08-08 12:41

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that its monthly Business Confidence Index rose in July, the first positive movement in six months.

SA business confidence for June dips below level of a year ago

2018-07-10 11:42

For the first time this year, the Business Confidence Index of the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry was below the level of a year ago.

SA trade conditions remain subdued - survey

2018-06-14 21:05

Trade conditions among SA businesses have remained weak in May 2018, according to the Trade Activity Index of the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

CEOs more upbeat but feel SA needs new model of economic growth - expert

2018-05-07 16:33

Economic reform, improved productivity and good governance are critically important, says the chief executive of the SA Institute of Professional Accountants.

Business, labour confident Moody’s will grant SA a ratings reprieve

2018-03-19 12:47

Business and labour say that the mood appears to be 'positive' that credit ratings agency Moody’s will give South Africa a reprieve, after a three-leg international roadshow.

Business confidence at 3-year high on Ramaphosa presidency

2018-03-14 13:08

Business confidence has climbed to the highest since the start of 2015 in the fourth quarter, as Cyril Ramaphosa's presidency boosts prospects for industry-friendly policies.

`It's like 1994 again' - SA CEO

2018-02-26 06:30

South African CEOs share views on their new-found optimism on the back of Cyril Ramaphosa's presidency.

Business expectations best since 2010 - ABSA PMI index

2018-02-01 12:30

Expectations of business conditions in six months' time are the best since early 2010, according to a sub-index of the latest ABSA Purchasing Managers' Index.

Fitch: SA confidence rebound harder with Dlamini-Zuma

2017-12-10 15:17

South Africa’s weak business confidence is less likely to rebound if former African Union Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is elected as leader of the ruling ANC, Fitch Ratings says.

SA trade conditions remain constrained - survey

2017-11-16 10:46

Tough trade conditions suggest a decline in the value added by the wholesale and retail trade, hotels and restaurants, says the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


SA may go into technical recession - Mike Schüssler

2018-07-11 19:04

Analysts may not have understood the depth of the loss of confidence in SA and how hard it would be to turn the economy around, says economist Mike Schüssler.

Meaningful progress on land reform unlikely before 2019 election - Moody's

2018-06-26 20:09

It is unlikely that there will be meaningful progress on land reform - especially expropriation without compensation - before the 2019 election, says ratings agency Moody's.

Business confidence down on Ramaphoria reality check

2018-06-13 12:37

Business confidence in SA has deteriorated in the second quarter of 2018 after a first-quarter surge, according to the latest RMB/BER Business Confidence Index.

SA business mood still improved, but tangible results needed - index

2018-04-07 07:00

Despite a continued improvement in SA's business mood, this needs to be backed up by a a real economic uptick and a further boost in financial conditions, Sacci's Business Confidence Index shows.

New boost in confidence good for banking sector - Nedbank CEO

2018-03-15 21:00

A rise in confidence levels at corporate and retail level since the ANC presidential election is favourable for the banking sector, Nedbank Group CEO Mike Brown tells Fin24.

Tentative, but improved business climate - index

2018-03-09 07:34

The latest Business Confidence Index of the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry shows what it calls a tentative, but improved business climate.

SA business confidence highest since Nene axed

2018-02-06 13:24

SA's business confidence has risen to the highest level since October 2015 on the expectation of a new era of pragmatic leadership.

More upbeat view of economic activity going forward - survey

2018-01-12 17:23

Respondents to the latest Absa Purchasing Managers' Index were significantly more upbeat about business conditions in SA going forward.

New leadership could boost 'flatlined' business confidence - report

2017-11-28 14:06

With business confidence still low, strong new leadership emerging from the ANC's elective conference could provide a much-needed lift, according to the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index.

Business confidence better, but still at low level - index

2017-10-05 22:30

The SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Business Confidence Index measures how businesses are experiencing prevailing economic conditions.

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