Why Ramaphosa should look closer to home in his $100bn hunt

2018-10-25 08:00

There’s said to be over R1trn in cash just sitting idle on company balance sheets in South Africa, says fund manager Darryn Faulds.

Bonang Mohale: Treasury is in safe hands with new FinMin Mboweni

2018-10-19 22:00

CEO of Business Leadership SA Bonang Mohale has highlighting things that need to be fixed in his budget expectations.

‘So what? I will tell you so what’ - DA whip scolds ANC MPs on budget

2017-11-30 11:25

National Assembly opposition chief whip John Steenhuisen has taken on ANC MPs, chiding them for their dereliction of duty regarding the budget oversight process.

WATCH: Make hold on nuclear permanent - Cosatu

2017-10-30 15:45

Cosatu has said it hopes Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will put a permanent hold on SA’s new nuclear build programme in the wake of his maiden mini budget address last week.

WATCH: Don't sell off state enterprises, improve them - Terry Bell

2017-10-28 12:00

Labour expert Terry Bell has advised government not to sell off underperforming state-owned enterprises, but rather reform them so that they still “belong to the people”.

WATCH: R209bn budget shortfall - what does it mean?

2017-10-27 06:30

Raenette Taljaard, the Executive Director of the non-profit organisation Economic Research Southern, talks to Fin24 about the implications of the government's ever-widening revenue shortfall.

There was not much Gigaba could do - economist

2017-10-26 11:10

Sceptic reactions to Finance Minister Gigaba’s mini budget were expected, but that markets were too “unforgiving”, says and economist.

New policies and programmes? Then match it with tax hikes

2017-10-25 14:21

if government wants to introduce any new programmes and policies, they will have to be matched with parallel tax increases, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Jobs is the number one issue in mini budget - Cosatu

2017-10-25 12:40

Unemployment and corruption are the most important issues Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will have to tackle in his mini budget, says Cosatu's Matthew Parks.

What’s at stake in Gigaba's first budget

2017-10-20 06:00

South Africa waits with bated breath for the 2017 medium term budget policy statement from new Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, as it might reveal key signals of where economic policy is headed.


Mboweni: The world has changed, we must change our mindset about the economy

2018-10-21 09:52

We must change our approach to tackling economic issues, says new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

October is high-risk month for rand's recovery

2018-10-01 07:30

Emerging markets are rebounding from the second-quarter horror show, but for South Africa’s rand October still holds large risks.

WATCH: Ratings downgrade could mean SA exits international bond index

2017-10-31 06:30

Old Mutual economist Tinyeko Ngwenya talks about the relationship between investors and ratings agencies in the wake of Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's maiden mini budget.

New economic plan needed to avoid investment strike - Ramaphosa

2017-10-29 13:35

South Africa needs a recovery plan for the economy to reassure investors, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Gigaba took on the bond market and he is losing

2017-10-27 09:33

Benchmark yields have soared as investors digested Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s intention to close a yawning budget gap by flooding the domestic market with an additional R122bn of bonds,.

Ratings agencies likely to wait till December - economist

2017-10-26 12:57

The mini budget has increased the likelihood of additional credit rating downgrades before year-end, says an economist.

WATCH: Gigaba's mini budget in under 3 minutes

2017-10-25 16:07

Fin24 reporter Moeshfieka Botha gives a rundown of the key elements in the finance minister's maiden mini budget, which he earlier presented to Parliament.

Gigaba's credibility on the line in maiden mini budget

2017-10-25 13:30

In his mini budget Gigaba will remove much uncertainty surrounding his fiscal world view, says an emerging markets economist.

Tax increases not an option, says BUSA

2017-10-23 21:30

Cost cutting and revenue generating efficiencies should be priorities in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's mini budget, says Business Unity South Africa.

Govt has run out of low-hanging fruit - economist

2017-10-06 15:17

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s upcoming mini budget is unlikely to appease ratings agencies, which have become increasingly sceptical, says an economist.

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