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Ratings agencies are false prophets of doom
Ratings agencies are false prophets of doom
The South African business, political and consumer communities have been hosting the “Big Three” credit ratings agencies recently. This...
Why credit ratings matter and why they can't be ignored
Why credit ratings matter and why they can't be ignored
Two of the world’s major ratings agencies, Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s (S&P), will
Junk status is inevitable for South Africa, say economists
Junk status is inevitable for South Africa, say economists
Should South Africa avoid having its credit rating cut to junk in the next two weeks, it could just be staving off the inevitable.
Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) left interest rates unchanged for a third consecutive meeting as it cut its inflation forecast...
Caution, but also hope from financial industry after municipal elections
Caution, but also hope from financial industry after municipal elections
The dust has far from settled after the local government elections, as the serious business of solidifying leadership structures for municipalities...
City of Ekurhuleni gets thumbs up from Moody’s
City of Ekurhuleni gets thumbs up from Moody’s
Gauteng premier David Makhura on Sunday congratulated the city of Ekurhuleni on being awarded the...
Russian firm: Nuclear programme could mean 'big gains' for South Africa
Russian firm: Nuclear programme could mean 'big gains' for South Africa
Despite concerns over the potential cost of South Africa’s nuclear procurement programme, Russian state nuclear firm Rosatom believes it could...
Moving mountains for Moody’s
Moving mountains for Moody’s
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Credit ratings and outlook for SA unchanged
Credit ratings and outlook for SA unchanged
The two ratings agencies are Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and Fitch Ratings .
Moody's downgrades SA and Fitch could follow suit
Moody's downgrades SA and Fitch could follow suit
South Africa's credit rating may be cut to just above junk by Fitch Ratings next month after Moody's Investors Service lowered it on Thursday,...
Bank crunch: To bail out or bail in?
Bank crunch: To bail out or bail in?
It wasn't the failure of African Bank that prompted Moody's to downgrade the ratings of South Africa's big four banks, but rather the Reserve...
Capitec fights back against credit rating downgrade
Capitec fights back against credit rating downgrade
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has also waded in, saying it does not agree with the rationale behind rating agency Moody’s decision. In a...

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