Home    News

LATEST Economy  

August manufacturing output up 1.3%

Following a revised 2.8% expansion in July.

SA gets $35bn in investment pledges towards $100bn goal

Commitments include those from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and China.

IMF lowers SA’s economic growth forecasts

Urges reforms to improve policy certainty and the efficiency of state-owned companies.

SA’s net foreign reserves fall to $42.23bn in September

Gross reserves, however, rose to $50.394 billion from $49.848 billion.

Moody’s says the ‘small’ stimulus package will have little impact

An analyst at Moody's says the reprioritised R50bn is small and only 1% of GDP.

Rates mantle passes to SA as emerging-market pain dims

The Sarb will reveal its rates decision on Thursday.

Botswana’s structural reforms key to recovery – IMF

Latest review comes on the back of a mixed 2017, which saw real GDP growth drop to 2.4%.

Citrone sees dollar higher, says sell Europe, emerging markets

Hedge fund manager Rob Citrone says investors should 'flat out sell' emerging markets, with the exception of India and Argentina.

SA to raise interest rates soon despite recession – analysts

Poll predicts that emerging market currency mayhem will likely prompt Sarb to switch to a hiking cycle in early 2019.

Recession is ‘transitional issue’ – Ramaphosa

'All these things that are happening now are transitional issues that are going to pass.'

Bond sell-off to deepen as SA slips into recession

South Africa bonds reeling due to Turkey woes.

SA rate dilemma deepens as recession stokes rand, CPI

The Sarb is facing more tough decisions.

GDP plummets 0.7% in second quarter, rand slumps 2%

Impacted mainly by agriculture, transport and trade.

The July budget gap is the biggest in at least 14 years

The economy contracted in Q1, while the current-account deficit widened- highlighting the country’s vulnerability to capital outflows.



Follow us:

Search Articles:Advanced Search
Click a Company: