Budget 2016

 
Key numbers to watch out for in today's midterm budget
Key numbers to watch out for in today's midterm budget
The heat will be on South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan when he delivers his mid-term budget on Wednesday at a time when the economy is...
Gordhan faces test of resolve as he delivers budget amid charges and #FeesMustFall
Gordhan faces test of resolve as he delivers budget amid charges and #FeesMustFall
With his job on the line, fraud charges hanging over his head and university students rioting for free education, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s resolve to maintain fiscal discipline and avoid a junk credit rating is facing a severe test....
DA bemoans Gordhan's absence from budget debate
DA bemoans Gordhan's absence from budget debate
A possible Moody's ratings downgrade...
Rand takes massive hit as Sars wars heat up
Rand takes massive hit as Sars wars heat up
Standard Bank Research said the “rand sacrificed most of the gains it had made since the end of January”, which analysts on Monday said was due...
Budget 2016: Jury still out on VAT
Budget 2016: Jury still out on VAT
This means that consumers, already under pressure from rising food and electricity prices, among other things, will at least not see VAT making...
Quick-fix highs help cushion budget lows
Quick-fix highs help cushion budget lows
This year’s budget won’t cripple you. But it probably won’t help you run faster either. From a consumer perspective, it’s laced with...
Editorial: Is this the Zupta-proof budget?
Editorial: Is this the Zupta-proof budget?
Most of the focus on this week’s budget has been on whether or not Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has done enough to ward off a downgrade by the...
Can Pravin Gordhan’s grand vision be implemented?
Can Pravin Gordhan’s grand vision be implemented?
In a bid to win back the trust of both investors and ordinary South Africans, the resurrected finance minister has set out to make the economy...
The poor face double-digit inflation
The poor face double-digit inflation
COMMENT
Concerns persist over state-owned entities
Concerns persist over state-owned entities
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan deliberately avoided the word privatisation in his budget on Wednesday.
Government to cut public sector wages
Government to cut public sector wages
In a bid to reassure foreign investors, the ratings agencies and the South African public, Finance Minister Pravin ­Gordhan announced that...

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