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LIVESTREAM: Mboweni presents the medium-term budget policy statement
LIVESTREAM: Mboweni presents the medium-term budget policy statement
On Wednesday, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni presents the medium-term budget policy speech in Parliament.
Nene out: Tito Mboweni appointed new finance minister
Nene out: Tito Mboweni appointed new finance minister
Nhlanhla Nene’s resignation has been accepted, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday and announced the appointment of Tito Mboweni as the new...
Government to bail out Eskom
Government to bail out Eskom
Government announced a wide-ranging support package for troubled state-owned power supplier Eskom on Sunday that will see it receive an equity...
Economic week ahead: Markets eye Gordhan's budget speech
Economic week ahead: Markets eye Gordhan's budget speech
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget address and South Africa's latest growth figures are the big items on this week's...
Gordhan retirement comment taken out of context, says Sikhakhane
Gordhan retirement comment taken out of context, says Sikhakhane
Speculation is rife about finance minister Pravin Gordhan's future in public office after an interview published at the weekend.
Little real fabric on manufacturing plans
Little real fabric on manufacturing plans
Industrial policy is in place, the money has been allocated, but South Africans will have to wait until next year to see how the department of...
Levelling the savings playing field
Levelling the savings playing field
Government aims to make tax on income from investments equitable, whether it be income from dividends, capital gains or interest. As part of this...
Retirement tax cap is short-sighted
Retirement tax cap is short-sighted
In the 2011 budget address, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that the treasury was considering a R200 000 cap on the tax that can be...
Finance ministry responds to M&G allegations
Finance ministry responds to M&G allegations
The finance ministry has "expressed dismay" at an article published in the Mail & Guardian on November 15 and has denied any disunity in...
Gordhan predicts improved foreign investment
Gordhan predicts improved foreign investment
There will be more certainty about foreign direct investment in South Africa within the next year, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on...
SA runs risk of crippling indebtedness
SA runs risk of crippling indebtedness
South Africa's finances are sound but the risk of high indebtedness by both the government and individuals lurks if no action is taken now, Deputy...
Gordhan: SA's fortunate to have strong rand
Gordhan: SA's fortunate to have strong rand
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday said it was fortunate that the rand currency was strong right now and helping to cushion the impact of...

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