Nompumelelo Siziba is a business news and television anchor and reporter, with a track record spanning over 17 years. In recent years she's developed as a markets anchor, looking at global and local markets with the assistance of experts in the field.
Preston Narainsamy, portfolio manager at Nedbank Private Wealth, on market movements, the oil price, gold's direction and the case for holding it, financials' trade on the day, and Liberty and Momentum's results.
Paul Simon – Founder of YDE and We are EGG: 'I was of the opinion that whatever I would touch would turn to gold, and in fact the first business I started post-YDE was a complete failure. Lessons...from that are still with me and probably grounded me.'
David Shapiro – Deputy chairman of Sasfin Securities, on trends in global interest rates, inflation spike expectations, local small- and medium-cap share activity, the gold price and gold miners, ARM interims and more.
The sharp decline in agricultural employment and seasonal labour, as well as rising food and petrol prices, may have been major contributors to lowering SA’s ranking in the index: Agbiz economist Wandile Sihlobo.