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

32 minutes ago

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.

Ramaphosa may lift growth, but risks lurk

2018-03-18 06:00

The make or break of SA’s economy: PwC gives five scenarios – from prosperity to mouldy mess. Which way will it go?.

'Stand up and kick those doors down' - Advice for women in SA's business world

2018-03-17 15:09

The public and private sectors can and must do more to help support and develop the careers of young South African women, specifically in media, says Pontsho Manzi.

South Africa comes second last on energy transition index

2018-03-16 21:00

South Africa has been ranked 113th out of 114 countries in the Effective Energy Transitions Index 2018.

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.

Coovadia on VBS curatorship: SA cannot afford a bank collapse

2018-03-15 17:02

SA cannot afford a a bank collapse while it is on the path of inclusive economic recovery, says Cas Coovadia, MD of the Banking Association of South Africa.

Old Mutual profits rise as it readies for split by year's end

2018-03-15 12:33

Old Mutual has announced a 22% rise in pre-tax profits for 2017, saying it has "improved the performance of the underlying businesses and set them up for continued future growth".

A moment to remake South Africa

2018-03-15 10:47

Following independence, many of the continent’s leaders tried hard to make their countries thrive. Now President Cyril Ramaphosa has a similar opportunity to change SA for the better.

SA economy is badly skewed to the big guys: how it can be changed

2018-03-15 06:00

South Africa needs a robust economic policy agenda to make it more open, productive and inclusive, says Simon Roberts.

Fears that carbon tax could limit SA economy

2018-03-14 21:00

Concerns raised in the public comments on the draft carbon tax bill include the adverse effect it will have on the SA economy.


Tiger Brands puts costs of listeria precautions at hundreds of millions of rands

2018-03-19 12:01

The retailer has put the expected costs of recalling products by its subsidiary Enterprise Foods, suspension of production at facilities and the destruction of produce at a minimum of R380m.

How to beat shrinkflation

2018-03-18 06:00

Shrinkflation, an unpopular term among consumers, is the process of items shrinking in size or quantity while their prices remain the same.

Ramaphosa must clean up SARS, NPA and PP office - Malala

2018-03-17 07:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has to act quickly in removing institutional uncertainty and restoring the independence of SA’s institutions, says political commentator Justice Malala.

Civil war the worst-case scenario for land reform, says Clem Sunter

2018-03-16 13:40

If land reform is not managed well it could ignite conflict in South Africa, says scenario planner and strategist Clem Sunter.

Ecommerce: pan-African 'trust mark' to be launched

2018-03-15 19:32

Due to the importance of establishing trust in digital trade in Africa, Ecommerce Forum Africa plans to launch a pan-African ecommerce "trust mark".

S&P chief says Ramaphosa euphoria must lead to action

2018-03-15 15:29

Euphoria around new leadership in SA must be accompanied by policy changes, says the head of S&P Global Ratings for sub-Saharan Africa.

SA set for pain at the pumps as fuel levy kicks in

2018-03-15 12:27

The overall price of fuel is set to increase in April because of the addition of increased fuel levies, according to the Automobile Association.

Don’t ignore full scope of govt expropriation plans – Nedbank CEO

2018-03-15 06:01

Nedbank Group CEO Mike Brown talks to Fin24 about the bank's cautious optimism about the SA environment and challenges like land reform.

Ramaphosa invites Shivambu to make contributions to the NDP

2018-03-14 22:00

The National Development Plan (NDP) is a living document which can be considered consistently to improve the lives of South Africans, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Mining not for sissies - Ramaphosa

2018-03-14 21:00

Nationalising mines could result in a burden on the fiscus, warns President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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