Credit Rating

Moody’s stays mum on SA status

The ratings agency did not make a decision on South Africa’s rating leaving some analysts asking just when the axe will fall

Mboweni’s Budget shows further erosion in SA’s fiscal strength — Moody’s

Moody's currently has South Africa's debt at Baa3 with a stable outlook, one notch above junk status

‘Weak state entities a risk to SA’s credit rating’ — Moody’s

An upgrade would be possible through the implementation of structural reforms to raise growth

No let-up in Turkey lira slide after Moody’s downgrades

The currency has been hit by concerns over monetary policy under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

South Africa dodges junk status and gains a stable economic outlook

Moody's has revised the country's outlook from negative to stable.

Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball

The budget should placate ratings agencies, but analysts say we need solid political leadership and policy reforms to evade full-blown junk status

Global credit ratings agency has downgraded South Africa to junk status

S&P Global has downgraded SA’s credit rating to full junk status, while its counterpart Moody’s has placed the country on review for downgrade.

Fitch becomes second agency to downgrade SA’s credit rating to junk

Fitch cited the recent Cabinet reshuffle as a reason for the downgrade.

S&P downgrades South Africa’s credit rating to junk status

The decision taken at an emergency meeting follows President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle on Thursday.

South Africa’s negative outlook sign of downgrade to follow – S&P

According to analysts, S&P is likely to downgrade South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status by mid-2017.

Ratings agencies are false prophets of doom

Their opaque methodology and the inconsistent results generated in recent years have rightly brought ratings agencies under sharper scrutiny.

Fitch changes South Africa’s credit rating outlook to negative

Moody’s will release the review of its credit rating, which is at two levels above junk with a negative outlook, later on Friday

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

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