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SA emerges from recession as farming, manufacturing jump

GDP figures in the third quarter rise above expectation.

Trade deficit widens to R5.55bn in October

From a revised R3.83bn deficit in September.

What is the future of money?

How data, computing power and AI promise to revolutionise hyper-personalisation and enable 'contextual' banking.

SA, Nigeria deviate on tackling persistent inflation

The central banks of Africa’s two largest economies are both concerned about creeping inflation but are tackling the issue in different ways.

Rand rallies on optimism today’s rate hike isn’t just a one-off

The central bank’s decision to increase its benchmark rate on Thursday is especially notable.

When MPC is split 50/50, the hawks tend to win

In the last three years, the Monetary Policy Committee was split down the middle only twice.

The doors to China’s $12trn economy are not wide open

The world's second-largest economy wants equal access in return.

Rethinking pricing in a recession

Recognise the tools retailers use to encourage you to spend.

Investors punish SA for its budget with dismal auction

Demand for bonds dropped 67% from the previous sale to the lowest since March.

SA spends too much time on populism, Kganyago says

Instead of focusing on boosting the economy.

Sarb readies ground for higher rates

As inflation remains 'uncomfortably' near the upper end of its target range and economic growth lags.

Jacko Maree on how to kick-start the economy

Private sector investment is the country’s 'only lever', says former Standard Bank CEO.

Treasury outlines three possible economy scenarios

Worst-case scenario is if SA's GDP contracts in 2019 and 2020 as a result of contagion from a developing-economy debt and currency crises.

Mboweni walks budget tightrope to fix ailing economy

Minister to address spending on agriculture, infrastructure and job creation projects in his inaugural speech.

‘Bad news’ budget expected as SA seeks stimulus funds

Finding R50bn for Ramaphosa's stimulus package won't be an easy task for Mboweni.



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