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Economic growth is undermined by a lack of fiscal prudence
Economic growth is undermined by a lack of fiscal prudence
The “lack of fiscal prudence” indicated in last week’s medium term budget, will undermine economic growth, credit ratings agency Moody’s...
Medium term budget policy statement: If only Gigaba was credible
Medium term budget policy statement: If only Gigaba was credible
Malusi Gigaba, for all his sins — among them, his supposed role in state capture and his peacocking outfits — did a good job reminding...
SAA squanders SA’s prized assets
SAA squanders SA’s prized assets
It may be selling the family silver to bail out the family drunk … again. But parting with its stake in Telkom may be the government’s...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) left interest rates unchanged for a third consecutive meeting as it cut its inflation forecast...
Caution, but also hope from financial industry after municipal elections
Caution, but also hope from financial industry after municipal elections
The dust has far from settled after the local government elections, as the serious business of solidifying leadership structures for municipalities...
City of Ekurhuleni gets thumbs up from Moody’s
City of Ekurhuleni gets thumbs up from Moody’s
Gauteng premier David Makhura on Sunday congratulated the city of Ekurhuleni on being awarded the...

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