Nazmeera Moola | Ramaphosa must use coronavirus crisis to save SA economy

2020-03-29 20:30

Moody's rating methodology is reliant on four factors, explains Nazmeera Moola, head of SA Investments at Ninety One.

Treasury reacts to Fitch's latest negative outlook

2019-12-18 18:51

The SA government notes ratings agency Fitch's decision to affirm the country's long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings at 'BB+' and maintaining a negative outlook.

Moody's changes ACSA's outlook to negative

2019-11-04 20:11

The outlook of Airports Company South Africa has been changed to negative from stable by Moody's Investors Service.

Moody's upgrades Sanral from negative to stable

2019-08-30 16:48

Ratings agency Moody's has changed the outlook for the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) from negative to stable.

SA's debt repayment costs rising but still 'affordable' - Moody's

2019-04-16 15:32

South Africa is en route to spend R1 out of every R7.5 in government revenue on sovereign debt interest repayments by 2020, according to Moody's Investors Service.

Sunday Read: Moody’s and the woman who didn’t press the red button

2019-03-31 09:30

The woman with the South African economy in the palm of her hands personifies Parisian elegance, is slight and quiet - yet she holds such heft for our country.

Mboweni spoke directly to rating agencies in Budget speech - tax expert

2019-02-26 07:24

In his Budget speech, Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni spoke directly to rating agencies to address some of their most important concerns, says David French, director of tax consulting at Mazars.

Effective measures to reduce risk crucial if govt takes on R100bn Eskom debt - Moody's

2018-12-12 20:38

Moody's weighs in on the credit implications for SA if the government adheres to Eskom's request for it to assume R100bn of its government-guaranteed debt.

WATCH: Mini budget likely sufficient to keep ratings outlook stable - economist

2018-10-25 14:56

Sanisha Packirisamy, an economist at Momentum Investments, shares her views on Mboweni's maiden mini budget, and how ratings agencies may react.

Unbundling of MultiChoice weakens Naspers business diversity - Moody's

2018-09-19 18:22

The decision by Naspers to unbundle its video entertainment operation is credit negative for lenders, says ratings agency Moody's, while S&P says the transaction's rationale appears sound.


Land Bank appoints Ayanda Kanana as new CEO

2020-02-17 10:55

Ratings agency Moody's in mid-January flagged the lack of a permanent head as cause for concern.

Eskom 'dissappointed' as Moody's cuts its unsecured debt further into junk

2019-11-05 17:25

Power utility Eskom says it was disappointed by the further downgrading of its unsecured debt by ratings agency Moody's.

Mkhwebane seeks divine deliverance from Moody's

2019-11-01 14:06

"Deliver us from these rating agencies and oppressors of the downtrodden for economic freedom in our lifetime and generations to come."

SA has a sovereign debt problem. Its name is Eskom

2019-07-24 08:13

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Tuesday unveiled a second multi-billion rand bailout for the power utility within five months, aid that may force the cash-strapped government to increase borrowing and taxes.

Mohale: SA seems to give ratings agencies the opposite of what they want

2019-04-08 14:00

Ratings agencies are looking for institutional, economic and financial stability as well as resilience, says Bonang Mohale, CEO of Business Leadership SA.

Moody's changes Cape Town municipal rating from negative to stable

2019-03-18 15:44

Ratings agency Moody's has changed its rating of the City of Cape Town municipality from negative to stable.

5 questions: Accounting body's new boss on 'rogue accountants' & helping SA impress rating agencies

2019-02-17 15:46

Shahied Daniels, recently appointed as new CEO of the SA Institute of Professional Accountants, talks strategy with Fin24.

Land reform unlikely to influence S&P ratings decision - analysts

2018-11-20 07:39

Analysts have mixed expectations for Standard & Poor's upcoming ratings action on SA's sovereign debt, expected to be announced on Friday.

SA needs a finance minister with a proven track record if Nene goes, say economists

2018-10-08 13:53

Economists also had differing views on whether Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene leaving would affect the outcome of the upcoming ratings action on the country's sovereign debt by Moody's.

Moody's sees slower SA fiscal progress than govt does

2018-08-15 13:20

SA’s fiscal consolidation will be slower than the government estimates because of weak economic growth and a higher public sector wage bill, says Moody’s.

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