New car sales numbers not as good as they look, says Nedbank

Bank says the bounce is from a low base due to the Covid-19 pandemic

BRIAN KANTOR: The news on GDP and growth is not encouraging

Pace of the recovery of the economy has slowed sharply and the Bank needs to work at increasing the supply of money and credit

SA’s manufacturing sector recovery slows in June, Absa says

Key gauge of the sector's health expanded for a second month, but at a slower pace, with third wave posing a threat

IMF lauds Reserve Bank as a role model on its 100th birthday

IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva says Bank is role model of independence, professionalism and integrity

Risk of chronic inflation is the cloud to economic silver lining

Developed economies are in recovery mode, but fears are growing that core inflation will become embedded

Reserve Bank urges action to beat down debt service costs

The Bank's June 2021 Quarterly Bulletin says debt-service costs need to be contained as a top priority if fiscal sustainability is to be achieved

Strict lockdowns won’t derail economic recovery, says Kuben Naidoo

New lockdown regulations a speed bump on the road to recovery, says Reserve bank deputy governor

Motor industry master plan faces last-minute questions

Niggling details have to be ironed out before Thursday’s implementation, industry players say

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Rapid job creation is likely to remain elusive

Economists are expecting only modest gains in formal employment from the quarterly employment survey this week

WATCH: What slow vaccine rollouts in emerging markets mean for investors

Schroders senior emerging markets economist David Rees talks to Business Day TV

ISAAH MHLANGA: In defence of economic models

They are just a part of policy decisions — they are not the policy

WATCH: Could higher inflation prompt the Bank to hike rates?

PwC economist Christie Viljoen talks to Business Day TV about the latest inflation data

AYANDA SHEZI: Protecting infrastructure is critical for revival of economy

Transnet is working hard to ensure capacity meets demand but theft and vandalism threatens to derail efforts

MARK BARNES: Now is the time to prepare for a better future

The age of job security is over and entrepreneurs need to jump into action


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