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Economy

Fall in producer inflation sharper than expected

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1 day(s) ago

Economists expect the trend to continue for at least the first half of the year

Economy

SA’s rich ‘likely to bear brunt of expected tax increases’

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2 day(s) ago

The government also wants to cut costs and has its wage bill in its sights

Economy

Bad omen as capital spending halves

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3 day(s) ago

In public sector new projects announced last year worth R10.5bn — significantly lower than R42.4bn in 2013

Economy

SA’s leading indicator falls 0.1% year on year in November

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4 day(s) ago

SA’s composite leading business economic indicator falls by 0.1% year on year in November 2014 after 1.2% year-on-year decline in October 2014

Business

Unpaid debt down in 2014 as business liquidations fall

5 day(s) ago

Number of liquidated companies fell 13.1% year on year in 2014, with largest decrease seen in wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation, data show

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Subdued inflation bolsters government hand in wage talks

Most economists expect inflation to average 3.8% this year compared with 6.1% last year

Economy

Kganyago ambivalent on benefits of stimulus

Lesetja Kganyago,   governor of the Reserve Bank. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
5 day(s) ago

Reserve Bank governor says ECB's stimulus package two years too late and unlikely to cause surge in capital inflows to SA

Economy

Team SA reassures delegates at Davos

President Jacob Zuma attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) plenary session on BRICS on Thursday.  Picture: GCIS
5 day(s) ago

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago says the Davos team was realistic in presenting SA's challenges

Economy

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Expect no surprises in rates decision this week

5 day(s) ago

If there has ever been meeting of MPC where one could firmly bet on what decision would be, this would be it

Economy

Consumer credit health improves slightly

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9 day(s) ago

Consumer credit index rises in fourth quarter, but TransUnion cautions against reading too much into improvement amid weak job market, volatile rand

Economy

Inflation slows more than expected in December on petrol price drop

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10 day(s) ago

Inflation slows more than expected to 5.3% year on year in December from 5.8% in November mostly reflecting effects of lower fuel prices, Statistics SA figures show

Property

National house prices forecast to grow 8%

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10 day(s) ago

Further global economic expansion and an increase in local demand likely to help the South African economy grow by a real 2.4% this year, says analyst

Economy

As oil price slides, bets on interest rates flip

Lesetja Kganyago,   governor of the Reserve Bank. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
11 day(s) ago

Investors expect lower fuel price to keep inflation in Bank’s target range

Economy

Wholesale trade sales drop 8.1% in November

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16 day(s) ago

Wholesale trade sales, measured in real terms using constant 2012 prices, decreased by 8.1% year on year in November 2014, Statistics SA data show

Opinion

Cryptocurrencies need attention of regulators

Volatility in the prices of cryptocurrencies makes it very difficult to use them as a unit of account

Economy

Manufacturing activity drops in December, Kagiso PMI shows

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17 day(s) ago

Activity falls in December 2014 in what is traditionally quieter period for producers due to festive season break, but remains in expansion territory

Industrials

Manufacturing production falls in November

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19 day(s) ago

Manufacturers faced several challenges last year, including strike, weak demand, power supply disruptions, higher labour costs

Business Times

Oil plunge, SA’s windfall?

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20 day(s) ago

A chance has been missed for South Africa to make the most of the tumbling price of oil by allowing fuel prices to come down

Business Times

Rate hike unlikely as low oil price offsets weak rand

The Reserve Bank in Pretoria. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
20 day(s) ago

An even sharper plunge in global oil prices will dampen inflation and enable the Reserve Bank to avoid raising interest rates for much longer than anticipated

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Chance of a rate hike falls after inflation data and ECB stimulus

Economists unanimous that Reserve Bank will keep repo at 5.75%, as rand stabilises after European Central Bank and inflation proves tamer than expected

Economy

Team SA reassures delegates at Davos

President Jacob Zuma attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) plenary session on BRICS on Thursday.  Picture: GCIS
5 day(s) ago

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago says the Davos team was realistic in presenting SA's challenges

Economy

No rate rise likely as inflation slows

Lesetja Kganyago,   governor of the Reserve Bank. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON
9 day(s) ago

There's almost a guarantee that interest rates will remain unchanged next week in light of slowing inflation

Retail & Consumer

Mixed benefits from falling fuel prices

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9 day(s) ago

Consumers have more to spend but retailers may not pass on savings

Economy

Food prices seen falling as fuel costs drop

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17 day(s) ago

Other supply and demand issues such as power and labour that mean prices will not fall significantly

Economy

Economy to grow slower still, IMF says

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11 day(s) ago

Lower economic growth implies lower revenue collection and fewer employment prospects, among other things

Economy

ECONOMIC WEEK AHEAD: Bright signs despite power cuts

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12 day(s) ago

Estimates for rate increases are being pushed out to September or even November this year

Energy

Power constraints to crimp SA growth, poll shows

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16 day(s) ago

Poll finds that power crisis Africa will undermine investor confidence and crimp economic growth, outweighing the benefits from lower oil prices

Economy

Nene urges positive SA message at World Economic Forum

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16 day(s) ago

Finance minister urges business leaders to present a uniform message about the country in Davos, Switzerland, later this month

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