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​Can the budget save South Africa from further credit rating downgrades?

“Should politics continue to improve, then credit ratings agencies might be willing to postpone a downgrade and the rand could hold onto its gains"

Gigaba on his future: See you, again. Somewhere

Gigaba's future in President Ramaphosa's cabinet is uncertain

There is more for South Africa in BRICS

The prospective rating agency is said to challenge the three pro-west dominant credit rating agencies Fitch, Moody’s and S&P global rating.

SARB stalls cuts in rates

“The challenge for government will be to find ways to finance the deficit in a growth-positive manner"

Moody’s cautious on Ramaphosa win

Moody’s placed South Africa on negative ratings watch but stopped short of downgrading South Africa outright.

Junked if you do, junked if you don’t

Not even a Ramaphosa win can resolve problems in the short term, making a downgrade likely

Global credit ratings agency has downgraded South Africa to junk status

S&P Global has downgraded SA’s credit rating to full junk status, while its counterpart Moody’s has placed the country on review for downgrade.

Medium term budget policy statement: If only Gigaba was credible

The fact that Gigaba runs at a credibility deficit, may just be what sways ratings agencies to downgrade South Africa to sub-investment grade.

ANC wants Brics ratings agency as policy

​The ANC’s international relations subcommittee plans to push for the establishment of a Brics ratings agency to be official party policy.

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