Moves to increase black-owned enterprises will have little effect on listed companies.
There are some big surprises in the most recent tax statistics, but there's no escaping the endemic disparities in income everywhere.
A poultry industry row with the United States could cost South Africa billions of rands and thousands of jobs.
Finance houses have moved quickly to offer tax-free products made possible by the minister.
The state's incompetence is hindering connectivity as well as its own developmental goals.
Things remain stable, assures rating agency Standard & Poor’s – at least for the time being.
Market performance suggests investors are not worried about South African politics.
Economists say the government's moves to bar noncitizens from buying agricultural property in South Africa are short-sighted.
The state hopes to end the bleeding of government funds and fight corruption by establishing a central list of vetted suppliers.
South Africa has come in third on Bloomberg's misery index, a list of most painful economies in which to work and live, after Venezuela and Argentina.
Government is allowing the construction firms that colluded on mega-state projects to get off lightly, writes Lloyd Gedye.
The markets did not appear to share Barclays Africa's conviction that it was well on its way to becoming one of the continent's major banks.
The bank is concerned that a former director – a Holocaust denialist – has betrayed confidentiality with "scurrilous allegations" in his book.
The minister proposes a temporary increase in the electricity levy but few believe it will end.
Finance minister sets dates to resolve a key issue of concern and has reassured state employees.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene described the increase in the road accident fund fuel levy as “substantial”.
The financial health of the country’s parastatals is so important that the budget review document has a new chapter dedicated to it.
Money is the big problem with the initial agreement Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson signed last year, given the financial positions of both countries.
Although the American currency brought about stability, it is restraining growth and local industry in the country.
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