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Recession fears for South Africa

Recession fears for South Africa

Economist Cees Bruggemans says that South Africa’s chances for recession in 2016 are very high, with some believing that the country is already in a negative economic growth phase.

Business - By Staff Writer | 19 May, 2016
On South Africa’s economy: worse is coming says economist

On South Africa’s economy: worse is coming says economist

An economist warns that South Africans should brace themselves for tougher economic times as the government waivers on the implementation of its National Development Plan (NDP).

Business - By Staff Writer | 22 March, 2016
The questions Moody’s will ask about South Africa this week

The questions Moody’s will ask about South Africa this week

Moody’s is in South Africa this week trying to understand the economic state of the country, after it put it up for review two weeks ago.

Finance - By Staff Writer | 14 March, 2016
How to stop the rand from hitting R25 vs the dollar

How to stop the rand from hitting R25 vs the dollar

Economist Cees Bruggemans says that concerns about South Africa’s growth may not be successfully addressed over the next two years – sending the rand to a value of R25 versus the US dollar.

Columns - By Staff Writer | 15 February, 2016
Forget Nkandla, Zuma should pay for damages to the economy

Forget Nkandla, Zuma should pay for damages to the economy

Economist Cees Bruggemans, says that finance minister Pravin Gordhan faces a mammoth task of re-calibrating the economy while avoiding junk bond status, and recession in 2016.

Columns - By Staff Writer | 10 February, 2016
Here is what South Africans can expect under a new finance minister

Here is what South Africans can expect under a new finance minister

Economist, Cees Bruggemans has offered a glimpse into the future of South Africa, after President Jacob Zuma announced the removal of Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, on Wednesday.

Government - By Staff Writer | 10 December, 2015
R20 to the US dollar under Zuma?

R20 to the US dollar under Zuma?

A currency researcher says that President Jacob Zuma as overseen the worst performance of the rand out of all prior leaders in the country.

Wealth - By Staff Writer | 12 November, 2015
Another jobs killer on the way to South Africa

Another jobs killer on the way to South Africa

A leading economist warns of another potential jobs ‘disrupter’ in South Africa, namely the rise of technology.

Business - By Staff Writer | 17 October, 2015
Top 10 best-selling cars in South Africa

Top 10 best-selling cars in South Africa

New data by AutoTrader, a motor vehicle publishing company, reveals the top-selling passenger vehicles in South Africa for July 2015.

Business - By Staff Writer | 10 August, 2015
R22.50 to the dollar by 2018?

R22.50 to the dollar by 2018?

A leading economist has painted a bleak picture for the local currency, the rand, against a surging US dollar.

Business - By Staff Writer | 7 August, 2015
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