SA faces risk of further deterioration of banks’ creditworthiness, says Reserve Bank

The government could face debt distress with adverse implications for the broader economy, the SA Reserve Bank says

Treasury U-turn on offshore limits fuels policy confusion

Government suspends a Reserve Bank circular as rules on offshore investment limits remain

NEVA MAKGETLA: Vanilla plans will fail to bring about an equitable and dynamic economy

A successful recovery plan cannot rely on simply ending restrictions aimed at controlling the contagion

WATCH: How Gauteng added R1.3bn to its budget

Gauteng finance and e-government MEC Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko talks to Business Day TV about province’s spending plan

Downgrades put Tito Mboweni’s goal further out of reach

Agreement that downgrades by Moody’s and Fitch make reforms even more urgent

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Data expected to show business confidence rising

Sentiment and demand remain weak, with a slight rise in inflation expected

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Moody’s and Fitch both lower SA’s ratings further into junk

The agencies flagged risks to SA’s fiscal consolidation efforts, and warned of rising debt levels

PODCAST | Economic news of the week: How Black Friday has been implemented in SA

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WATCH: Why the Reserve Bank kept rates on hold

Citadel chief economist Maarten Ackerman talks to Business Day TV about the Reserve Bank’s decision to keep rates on hold

Economists see rates at record lows for longer amid Reserve Bank caution

MPC keeps  benchmark interest rate steady even as it downgrades  inflation forecast for 2021 slightly

WATCH: What SA Inc thinks about the investment conference

Business for SA steering committee chair Martin Kingston talks to Business Day TV about the 2020 investment summit

Ramaphosa’s investment conference pledges hit R110bn

President counts the event a success given the ‘difficulties and turmoil’ facing the economy

Retail sales continued to improve in September

Economists had expected improved retail sales, due to the effects of eased Covid-19 restrictions during the month

Nationalising Reserve Bank will create fears and be negative for investment, Treasury says

A private member’s bill has been introduced by EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu proposing the nationalisation of the Bank without compensation

WATCH: How infrastructure is at heart of SA recovery​

RMB’s Elena Ilkova talks Business Day TV about the an infrastructure session at the SA investment conference

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