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Bond auction underwhelms
Bond auction underwhelms
Initial results from the first government bond auction after the treasury announced it would be increasing debt issuance to fund the Eskom bailout,...
Moody’s stays mum on SA status
Moody’s stays mum on SA status
After a jittery week, credit ratings agency Moody’s opted not to make a call on South Africa’s credit rating on Friday evening.
Kganyago: SA banks can hold out against a downgrade
Kganyago: SA banks can hold out against a downgrade
South Africa’s banking system is robust enough to withstand a credit ratings downgrade, South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor Lesetja...
Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball
Dodging the credit ratings wrecking ball
Wednesday’s budget may be just enough to stave off a credit ratings downgrade from Moody’s but it needs to be followed by structural reforms...
ANC wants Brics ratings agency as policy
ANC wants Brics ratings agency as policy
The ANC’s international relations subcommittee plans to push for the establishment of a Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)...
Fitch becomes second agency to downgrade SA's credit rating to junk
Fitch becomes second agency to downgrade SA's credit rating to junk
Fitch became the second ratings agency to downgrade South Africa’s sovereign credit rating to junk status this week.
S&P downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk status
S&P downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk status
South Africa's sovereign credit rating was downgraded to junk status on Monday following an emergency S&P Global Ratings meeting at the...
Fitch changes South Africa's credit rating outlook to negative
Fitch changes South Africa's credit rating outlook to negative
South Africa moved closer to a possible junk credit rating after Fitch changed the outlook on its assessment to negative from stable and warned...
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.
ANC calls on South Africans to grow economy
ANC calls on South Africans to grow economy
The ruling party has called on South Africans to work with government to help strengthen the economy after the ...
Fitch criticises SA govt's new credit amnesty plan
Fitch criticises SA govt's new credit amnesty plan
Rating agency Fitch on Tuesday issued a statement criticising the government's plan to introduce a new credit amnesty and to allow records of...

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