With the right announcements the markets would react positively, support the government in seeking growth, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
The utility was served with a compliance notice by South Africa's environment ministry because of its high levels of air pollution in December.
'Walking a tightrope', 'fine balancing act' and 'tough juggling performance' are well-worn phrases to describe the unenviable task that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has in his attempts to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in the 2020 Budget on Wednesday, says Daniel Silke.
Good credit is just as good as junk and stocks always go up no matter what happens. Buy the dip. Nothing matters.
A Fin24 user urgently seeks guidance on how to pay off debt owing to the amount of R82 000. An expert responds with workable solutions.
A Fin24 user set to retire in August this year is looking at options on where he can invest his pension payout.
A Fin24 user who was forced into early retirement is struggling to pay credit card debt amounting to over R109 000. An expert responds.
A Fin24 user wants to know whether paying off a car loan or credit card will make her credit score 'look better.'
A Fin24 user asks whether saving is better when debt is paid off or not.
A Fin24 user looks to an expert for help in improving his credit score by paying off his debt.
The bailouts exclude the R17.31 billion in debt guarantees the state extended to SAA.
Eskom officials told the National Energy Regulator of South Africa that it would have to raise debt levels if its regulatory clearing account application is not granted.
The Fiscal Responsibility Bill contains measures to try to contain national debt.
The debt alarm being set off by international debt management organisations is exaggerated, says Misheck Mutize.
Salga President Thembi Nkadimeng said that municipalities struggle to pay their debts, because they struggle to collect revenue owed to hem by government and businesses.
There are examples in the world of responsible lending to poor people, but not here, writes Malcolm Rees.
Lenders are running out of options to get consumers to spend and the asset price bubble is growing bigger as the cost of credit plummets. Can this situation continue unabated?
Embattled UK mall property owner Intu has been struggling with a mountain of debt, but on Monday confirmed that it is in talks with potential investors to get cash to address its number one priority - fixing its balance sheet.
Daily, social media is flooded with requests for funding by non-NSFAS students on the brink of financial exclusion at tertiary institutions, because they're unable to raise the money needed to cover historical debt so that they can continue with their studies.
This is not the first time the debt-laden utility has threatened to cut power to non-paying municipalities, as it seeks to recoup funds to improve its precarious financial position.
Fin24 asked financial experts how they would grow R10 000 in the new year. Here's what they said.
Western CapeOdwyer PersonnelR14 000.00 Per Month
Cape TownO'Dwyer Personnel
R 2 630 000
R 5 500 000
R 2 150 000
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