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New leaders, same goals, new stimulus
New leaders, same goals, new stimulus
In 2012, the Mail & Guardian sat down with Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel in his office at 120 Plein Street, Cape Town,...
Editorial: New leader must convert old goals
Editorial: New leader must convert old goals
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s stimulus package has been met with everything from cautious optimism to downright scepticism, but very little...
Ramaphosa's stimulus plan unlikely to boost growth significantly — Fitch Ratings
Ramaphosa's stimulus plan unlikely to boost growth significantly — Fitch Ratings
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s stimulus package to revive South Africa’s economy is unlikely to deliver a “significant boost” to economic...
Trump's tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports kick in
Trump's tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports kick in
Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on another $200-billion of Chinese imports took effect on Monday, escalating a trade war between the world's top...
Bloodied economy’s future is grim
Bloodied economy’s future is grim
The economy shrank for a second consecutive quarter, Statistics South Africa announced this week, dashing hopes that the country could dodge this...
There is more for South Africa in BRICS
There is more for South Africa in BRICS
Since joining BRICS, South Africa has enjoyed both trade and diplomatic benefits both regionally and internationally. However, South African...
Moody's cautious on Ramaphosa win
Moody's cautious on Ramaphosa win
While a Cyril Ramaphosa win could mean a positive shift for policy and the country’s ratings outlook, his narrow victory and opposition within...
Recession risks hitting healthcare where it counts
Recession risks hitting healthcare where it counts
South Africa’s dwindling economy and recent ratings downgrades could topple the country’s already fragile public health systems, experts have...
Gigaba knew of junk status days prior to S&P's announcement
Gigaba knew of junk status days prior to S&P's announcement
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba knew that Standard & Poor's (S&P) rating agency would downgrade South Africa to junk status on Friday March 31, just...
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...
WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
WATCH: Finance minister Pravin Gordhan presents mini-budget speech #MTBPS2016
Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will be tabling the Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement (#MTBPS2016) in Parliament, Cape Town. Watch the livestream...
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 .

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