Implications should Pravin Gordhan be fired
Siki Mgabadeli is an award-winning financial journalist. She has worked for various broadcasters in South Africa as a reporter, producer, anchor and editor. Her well-rounded grasp of business and politics has seen her anchor various TV current affairs programmes, most notably, the acclaimed ENCA and eTV programme, The Big Debate. She holds an Honours Degree in Journalism from Rhodes University. She has been featured in the M&G SA Book of Women, and the M&G Young South Africans publications.

Implications should Pravin Gordhan be fired

‘It’s those invisible things that we don’t see that are the highest cost’ – Adrian Saville – chief strategist, Citadel.

A few retailers under pressure – Foschini, Mr Price, Woolworths

David Shapiro considers Gordhan’s return, the rand, miners, Sasol, retailers, banks, Capitec, Naspers, Tesla, Telkom property listing, Rhodes Food, PIC.

Capitec banking clients swell to 3.9 million

FY results. The bank targets higher-income clients in higher-end malls – Gerrie Fourie – CEO, Capitec.

Problems in applying new dividend withholding tax rate

Confusion exists over the date from which the higher rate becomes applicable – Somaya Khaki – project director, tax, Saica.

Azar Jammine and Warren Thompson comment on Gordhan recall

Roadshow intervention: ‘I was surprised that the rand didn’t fall by even more than it did’ – Azar Jammine – Econometrix.

Rand, gold stocks and banks react sharply to presidential shock

Simon Brown on the rand, the finance minister being summoned back to SA, Treasury concerns, Trump administration set-backs and Europe’s improvement.

Fedusa’s response to the latest surprise presidential move

‘Irrespective…Fedusa is going to continue with this particular roadshow’ – Dennis George, general secretary – edusa

How to beat debt

The act of saving or investing involves sacrifice – Gerald Mwandiambira of the SA Savings Institute.

‘On a 3-year view, I would park my money in rand-hedge shares’

Wayne McCurrie on Trump expectations, long-bond interest rates, rand-hedge shares, mining shares, banks and financials.

Transformation of financial services sector needs R250bn

For black entrepreneurs certain types of financing have been neglected – Philisiwe Mthethwa, CEO – NEF.

Five persistently good performers identified

David Shapiro on rand strength, bond yields, Trump bill, CPI, heavyweights, iron ore, MTN, Altron, ADvTECH, Capitec, Clicks, AVI and KAP.

S&P holds Eskom rating steady

Eskom ‘will live with’ the current 2.2% April 1 tariff increase – Khulu Phasiwe, spokesperson – Eskom.

Turning fear of debt into controlling wealth

Dedicated to help others avoid over-indebtedness and start investing – Samke Mhlongo-Ngwenya, founder and CEO – The Next Chapter Wealth Partners.

CPI slows, possible April fuel price decrease

Current-account deficit smallest in years – Christie Viljoen, economist – KPMG.

Sasol: time to buy if you are a trader

David Shapiro on an ‘awful’ day, Trump healthcare, US markets, the rand, Barclays Africa, FirstRand, gold price and Sasol.

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