Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Except for a brief period in the beginning of 2018, home loan growth has not outpaced property value growth since 2011.
Getting married changes a lot of things in your life, including finances
Ratings agency Moody's has issued a research report on the City of Cape Town's water strategy, which it says is supportive of the city's credit profile.
Consumers who overspent over the festive period are in for a reality check in 2019, as making ends meet will become more difficult, says a debt counselling expert.
Borrowers with more than one debt outstanding were given some protection last week when the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that the interest rate on short-term loans after the first loan cannot exceed 3% a month.
Analysts have mixed expectations for Standard & Poor's upcoming ratings action on SA's sovereign debt, expected to be announced on Friday.
The International Monetary Fund this week announced plans to expand Argentina's bailout package reached in June, which was already the largest in its history.
The peso, which has shed about half of its value this year, is the worst-performing currency of 2018,
Parliament’s committee of trade and industry has adopted a bill which will provide relief for over-indebted South Africans.
While household credit growth has been on an upward trajectory, it remains weak in historical terms, says Investec economist Lara Hodes.
A poor credit score is one of the top reasons why entrepreneurs get turned down for business loans, according to TransUnion Africa.
An anti-fraud body is allowed to keep what it deems important fraud information for a period of up to 10 years, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.
China’s economy is growing at its slowest pace in nearly three decades, and some economists say the worst is yet to come.
This is going to be a tough festive season for many South Africans.
How to survive the festive season when you don’t have money
The financial services industry is piloting Money Smart Week in Gauteng, a collaborative attempt to improve financial literacy amidst tough economic times.
The National Assembly has passed a bill that will bring urgent relief to over-indebted South Africans, while concerns have been raised that it could in fact drive up the cost of loans and limit access to credit.
Moody’s expects SA bank credit risk profiles and problem loans to remain stable until the end of 2019 in a difficult operating environment.
Private sector credit extension slowed year-on-year in July, weighed down by the corporate credit segment.
Some 40% of the credit provided by the country's top 10 credit providers appears to be reckless, a new survey has found.
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