Gordhan opens up on that fateful Heathrow SMS

2017-08-04 07:54

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan says the SMS he received to return immediately from an investor roadshow in London alienated key business leaders.

Banking sector under stress on jump in bond yields

2017-03-31 23:42

The JSE has continued its losing streak following the late-night announcement that President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle had taken multiple casualties.

South Africa, use people power to stop Zuma!

2017-03-31 10:29

Solid, active citizenship has a proven track record and we should swamp public figures with emails, texts and phone calls, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Rand hits R13.60/$ as it continues freefall on Gordhan axing

2017-03-31 06:25

The rand headed for its biggest weekly slide since 2015, after the firing of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan raised concerns about SA's fiscal path and its credit rating.

FirstRand backs Gordhan stance on move to cut Gupta ties

2016-10-20 12:31

FirstRand said it agrees with South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan that he cannot interfere with their decision to cut ties with the Gupta family.

Nazeem Howa quits Gupta-owned Oakbay

2016-10-17 16:04

Oakbay Investments has announced its CEO's resignation due to health issues.

Sunter: Gordhan should finalise court case speedily

2016-10-14 12:48

While Pravin Gordhan wants to use every possible legal channel to fight fraud charges, scenario planner Clem Sunter explains why the case should not be drawn out.

CEOs weigh in on reason for Gordhan summons

2016-10-12 19:26

Why summon Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to court for what is essentially an administrative and human resource matter? asks the CEO Initiative.

Gordhangate: Almost R34bn wiped off SA banks

2016-10-12 06:28

Bank stocks have taken a knock after Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was summoned, spurring fears the move is politically motivated and may prompt ratings firms to cut the country to junk.

Gordhangate all about access to Treasury - economist

2016-10-11 19:49

The real issue about the latest steps against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is access to the National Treasury for factions within the ANC, says an economist.


Gordhan axing destroyed trust, business leaders told Zuma

2017-05-04 21:36

Business leaders have told President Jacob Zuma that trust between government and the private sector was destroyed when he fired his finance minister, says Telkom chair Jabu Mabuza.

Rand rout: Seven risks to watch

2017-03-31 10:34

Rand weakness amid a massive Cabinet reshuffle has so far been constrained, but there are still risks for far bigger losses

Junk status on the cards after Zuma's night of long knives

2017-03-31 06:52

President Jacob Zuma has fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and eight other cabinet members, threatening his own presidency and placing SA's credit rating at risk.

Rand 'shorters' banked big profits on Gordhan news

2017-03-30 07:52

Traders who shorted the rand profited hugely on the news of Pravin Gordhan's recall from his overseas investor roadshow, according to Intellidex analyst Stuart Theobald.

Investors move $1bn out of SA on Gordhan fears

2016-10-19 14:21

The turbulence of the past week in South African politics has led to a substantial outflow of foreign investor money, says the Institute of International Finance.

Gordhan's gloves are off, says analyst

2016-10-16 17:23

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is making a concerted effort to take on those who threaten him, according to political analyst Daniel Silke.

Gordhan says he will do all he can to fight 'frivolous' fraud charges

2016-10-14 11:49

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says he will use every possible legal channel at his disposal to fight the fraud charges brought against him.

Proof (in pictures) that NPA charges against Gordhan trumped-up, political

2016-10-12 09:45

In his eagerness to serve political masters, NPA chief Shaun Abrahams has handed their enemies compelling evidence that he is on a crude vendetta against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Investor confidence will plummet on Gordhan move - academic

2016-10-11 21:12

The NPA is being misused for political objectives and the country will pay a high economic price for this, says a Wits academic.

Dawie Roodt on why the rand won't tank to R20/$

2016-10-11 15:54

The rand is unlikely to weaken to historic lows despite charges being brought against Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, says economist Dawie Roodt.

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