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‘Bad news’ budget expected as SA seeks stimulus funds

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

Should SA cut its company tax rate?

Can it afford to; can it it afford not to?

Rates may need to rise on CPI risks, Groepe says

Lower rates wouldn’t offer much stimulus against the backdrop of a weak economy, says deputy governor.

Mboweni expected to stick close to Feb budget

Slow growth likely to put forecasts under pressure.

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.



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