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13 May '16, 10:37am
SA’s dismal growth concerns S&P
SA’s dismal growth concerns S&P

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's is worried about SA’s economic growth and reliance on capital flows.

Commodities
12 May '16, 07:19am
SA’s coal and iron-ore volumes dip
SA’s coal and iron-ore volumes dip

Coal and iron-ore shipments from South African mines have dropped from record highs, according to Transnet.

Currencies
11 May '16, 05:30am
Investors still worry over rating cuts
Investors still worry over rating cuts

The rand fell to its weakest in six weeks against the dollar on Tuesday, under-performing most of its emerging market peers ...

Currencies
10 May '16, 07:22am
Rand remains under pressure
Rand remains under pressure

SA’s latest jobless figures and gloomy economic prospects weighed on the rand on Tuesday morning.

09 May '16, 09:04am
Gordhan: SA has some breathing room
Gordhan: SA has some breathing room

Pravin Gordhan weighs in on the decision by Moody’s - and says interactions with Fitch and Standard & Poor’s are on the cards.

Currencies
09 May '16, 08:06am
Rand falls in early trade
Rand falls in early trade

SA’s rand surrenders its strong gains on Monday morning amid nagging concerns about the economy.

09 May '16, 05:30am
IMF and Moody’s see SA recovery
IMF and Moody’s see SA recovery

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s efforts to salvage South Africa’s economy seem to be bearing fruit.

07 May '16, 10:50am
SA ‘bringing finances under control’
SA ‘bringing finances under control’

SA's Treasury said that the government was bringing public finances under control despite recent “adverse political developments.”.

07 May '16, 07:22am
Moody’s confirms SA’s sovereign rating at Baa2
Moody’s confirms SA’s sovereign rating at Baa2

Moody’s Investors Service has confirmed SA’s Baa2 long-term government bond and issuer ratings as well as its (P)Baa2/(P)P-2 shelf.

06 May '16, 09:48am
SA’s business confidence rises in April
SA’s business confidence rises in April

SA’s business confidence edged higher in April, but remained at low levels as companies grappled with subdued domestic growth.

Currencies
06 May '16, 07:47am
Rand softer in morning trade
Rand softer in morning trade

SA’s rand weakened against the dollar in thin trade on Friday morning as investors positioned for a US jobs report due today.

Commodities
06 May '16, 07:07am
Discount oil on the cards for SA?
Discount oil on the cards for SA?

SA could get oil at a discounted price after Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has finalised discussions with Iran’s government.

05 May '16, 08:35am
Downgrade looms large as SA’s economy falters
Downgrade looms large as SA’s economy falters

Several economists believe that it’s just a matter of time before South Africa’s credit rating is slashed.

Currencies
05 May '16, 07:44am
Rand firmer in early trade
Rand firmer in early trade

South Africa’s rand strengthened slightly against the dollar on Thursday morning.

Currencies
04 May '16, 07:54am
Rand hurt by subdued risk appetite
Rand hurt by subdued risk appetite

SA’s rand touched a two-week low on Wednesday morning as investors fretted about weak global growth.