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What happens after May 8?

With political excuses out of the way, will government deliver?

Markets now see South African key rate cut by year-end

Forward-rate agreements predict a 68% chance of rate cut.

Absa PMI dips further on weaker demand, power cuts

The index was hurt by a dip in business activity due to power cuts and lower new sales orders.

Independent power producers catch a break

Rights highlighted in court action intended to hinder them.

How business subsidises other electricity users

And what lobby group wants government to do about it.

China’s industrial profits shrink most since late 2011 as economy cools

Sharp fall in profits due to price slump in key sectors, LNY effect - official.

Eskom mess fuels recession watch, BoA Merrill Lynch says

Foreign investors take wait-and-see approach.

The case for the world economy’s defence even as growth slows

Current slowdown may be short-lived.

Ratings, election and Eskom overshadow bond plans

Uncertainty in the local market may 'add as much as 10 to 12 basis points to the price' of bonds, says analyst.

South Africa’s economic imperative

Sustainable growth can only come from being globally competitive.

It’s time to find out how the world’s number 2 economy is faring

Investors will this week finally get a comprehensive read of how China’s economy is faring this year as worries mount over the outlook for the rest of the world.

China’s GDP growth pace was inflated for 9 years, study finds

The discrepancy came from local governments who are rewarded for meeting growth and investment targets.

‘Investment sector can drive better corporate behaviour’

An industry in need of introspection.

Farming boosts fourth-quarter GDP growth

The economy was helped by growth in agriculture and manufacturing.

Economic growth seen stagnant as confidence wanes

Business confidence is back at the level it was before Ramaphosa became leader of the ANC.



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