BONDS

Bond auction underwhelms

Local and global factors — including the Eskom bailout and US-China trade tensions — are weighing on the appetite for government debt

JSE cleans up after scandals

New proposals will give the stock exchange greater oversight and introduce more transparency

The future of financial indicators

Metals, oil, currency, bonds ... Which ones should we pay attention to and why?

Confident Denel may yet face debt troubles

The arms company is certain it can refinance its debt but investors are wary after Futuregrowth's decision to end lending to state-owned enterprises.

Africa’s ticking time bomb: $35-billion worth of Eurobond debt

At least a dozen sub-Saharan Africa countries have raised debt through sovereign bonds. The chickens are now coming home to roost.

Eskom a ‘bond-buying’ opportunity

The utility may struggle to keep the lights on, but its debt is attractive to international investors.

Bond buyers deterred by Fed rate outlook

Foreign investors offloaded more rand-denominated debt than what they bought last year, as demand for emerging market bonds declined.

African Bank downgrade doesn’t mean a redemption for bondholders, says CFO

African Bank says holders of its debt cannot ask for an early repayment of its bonds, despite being downgraded to "junk" status last week.

Reserve Bank: SA’s markets have lost twice as much as gained

The Reserve Bank says the outflows from bond and equity markets since January has been double the entire amount that flowed into our shore in 2013.

SA bonds subdued ahead of Budget speech

South African bonds were strengthened as the currency appreciated somewhat, but some analysts feel the bolstering is a temporary one.

Weaker rand and socio-economic uncertainty weigh on bonds

The South African bond market was weaker on Thursday morning due to a weaker rand and uncertainty about the political environment.

Eskom seeks to build on bond success

Eskom, which produces 95% of South Africa's electricity, will look to sell more debt as its projects to build more capacity remain on schedule.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it