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Why credit rating agencies are still getting away with bad behaviour
Why credit rating agencies are still getting away with bad behaviour
International credit rating agencies have had their fair share of controversies over the years. They have been at the centre of the major...
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...
The triumph of Trumponomics
The triumph of Trumponomics
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government was meant to sweep out corruption but Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is financing ever more of it, at the...
Eskom cliffhanger has SA on edge
Eskom cliffhanger has SA on edge
There is a slim chance that the budget delivered on Wednesday by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni may be just enough to stave off any immediate action...
Mboweni's budget shows further erosion in SA's fiscal strength — Moody's
Mboweni's budget shows further erosion in SA's fiscal strength — Moody's
Moody's, the only major ratings agency that has not already downgraded South Africa's sovereign debt to junk, on Wednesday responded to...
Maiden Mboweni budget confirmed for Feb 20
Maiden Mboweni budget confirmed for Feb 20
Treasury has confirmed that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will table his maiden Budget in Parliament on February 20 at 2pm.
Land: ‘Financial suicide’
Land: ‘Financial suicide’
Economists who have modelled the future of the economy should the country opt for the expropriation of land without compensation have predicted the...
MTBPS catches markets off-guard
MTBPS catches markets off-guard
This week’s medium-term budget policy statement (MTBPS) was a bitter pill for markets to swallow and could affect how ratings agencies, especially Moody’s, view the country’s prospects, according to analysts....
'Weak state entities a risk to SA's credit rating' — Moody's
'Weak state entities a risk to SA's credit rating' — Moody's
South Africa's credit rating would be downgraded if state owned enterprises (SOEs) raise government's debt burden, Moody's warned.
Rand firm as Moody's delays ratings move
Rand firm as Moody's delays ratings move
The rand strengthened further on Monday after Moody's Investors Service held off on its ratings review of South Africa on Friday.
Nene promises financial prudence as all eyes turn to the MTBPS
Nene promises financial prudence as all eyes turn to the MTBPS
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene gave assurances on Thursday that government was committed to fiscal prudence, despite additional spending pressures...

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