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Deputy President speaks out against anti-competitive behavior

Ramaphosa speaks out against anti-competitive behavior

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday spoke out against anti-competitive behaviour, saying it prevents economies from realising their potential. “Anti-competitive behaviour prevents economies from ever...
No change in repo rate

No change in repo rate

The repurchase rate will remain unchanged at 6.75% per annum, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced. “In light of the recent developments and the...
Economic indicators for 26 October 2017 (07:00)

Economic indicators for 18 May 2017 (07:00)

Below are the economic indicators for 18 May 2017 as at 07:00 (Values in parentheses indicates previous closing values.) Rand / US dollar R13.27 (R13.09) Rand /...
Old Mutual staves off retrenchment, invests in SA

Old Mutual staves off retrenchment, invests in SA

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says the decision by Old Mutual to hold off on retrenchments and the establishment of a R500 million fund...
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A new take on Section 12J

Brandon Katz, Catalyst Solutions, answers the following questions. How do we use Section 12J incentives to invest in South Africa? From the companies you...
Economic indicators for 26 October 2017 (07:00)

Economic indicators for 26 July 2017 (07:00)

Below are the economic indicators for 26 July 2017 as at 07:00 (Values in parentheses indicates previous closing values.) Rand / US Dollar R13.07 (R12.93) Rand /...

Economy downgraded again

Standard and Poor's once again downgraded South Africa, while Moody's has temporarily placed its rating on review. Fitch has kept the grade of...
Eskom suspends CFO

Eskom suspends CFO

Eskom on Friday announced the suspension of its Chief Financial Officer Anoj Singh. “Eskom has suspended its Chief Financial Officer, Mr Anoj Singh pending a...
A victory at the polls might not be enough to give President Cyril Ramaphosa the leeway to fix South Africa's economy. EPA-EFE/Nic Bothma

Why Ramaphosa can’t stop the ANC’s decline, even with a win...

In recent months there has been conjecture that if South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa wins a suitably large majority of the upcoming national vote,...
Fitch affirms Eskom credit rating

Fitch affirms Eskom credit rating

Eskom on Friday said Fitch Ratings’ decision to affirm its BB- credit rating is a result of measures it has put in place to...
Economic indicators for 26 October 2017 (07:00)

Economic indicators for 15 August 2017 (07:00)

Below are the economic indicators for 15 August 2017 as at 07:00 (Values in parentheses indicates previous closing values.) Rand / US Dollar R13.30 (R13.40) Rand /...
Economic indicators for 26 October 2017 (07:00)

Economic indicators for 19 June 2017 (07:00)

Below are the economic indicators for 19 June 2017 as at 07:00 (Values in parentheses indicates previous closing values.) Rand / US Dollar R12.81 (R12.86) Rand /...
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