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Don’t neglect rural SMEs – the economy needs them

The South African Reserve Bank increased the repo rate by 50 basis points to 4.75%, after it was previously agreed at 25bps during the May policy meeting due to the declining Rand exchange, consumers are in for a tough time. When the repo rate goes up, the lending rate goes up and the consumers' pockets are affected.

The effects of the war on South African and global economies

The prolonged Russia-Ukraine war is ushering in a new era of volatility and possible recession for South Africa and the world. When Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana delivered his maiden budget speech in February 2022, little did he know that Russia would invade Ukraine the very next day, immediately changing both the world and South Africa’s economic outlook for 2022 and beyond.

Offshore pensions a key part of gaining financial freedom

How do I retire comfortably, and maintain the lifestyle I’ve become accustomed to? That’s the question many of us ask ourselves at some point – and there’s no single right answer. Everyone has their own circumstances and goals.

Why does SA insist on maintaining destructive foreign exchange controls?

A generally weakening Rand and mounting inflationary pressures have meant that the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has once again raised interest rates - to the distinct detriment of the weakest members of our society.

The many faces of inflation

Inflation has been making a comeback. Not so long ago, it had seemed that we had vanquished (at least in the developed world) this sneaky foe of long-term wealth creators everywhere, thanks to tightly controlled central bank policies and the wonders of inflation targeting.

Global macro environment still broadly supportive for growth

Markets continued their rally into the fourth quarter of 2021, with South African (SA) equities delivering its strongest calendar year return since 2012 (up 27.1%) and global equities since 2015 (up 28.8% in Rands).

Embracing a fit for purpose economy

Statistics South Africa has published the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QFLS) for Q3 2021, showing how continued lockdown restrictions, load shedding, and the July riots impacted jobs in the country. The results show that the number of employed persons decreased by 660,000 in the third quarter of 2021 to 14.3 million.

Why ‘Modern Monetary Theory’ won’t work for South Africa

A 'new' economic school of thought has emerged and gained mass popularity over the recent years. Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), seeks to challenge the mainstream consensus across the economic spectrum. What exactly is MMT and could it work to address South Africa’s economic woes?

2021 Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement – initial reaction

South African Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana tabled the 25th Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement today, where he emphasised the budget’s focus on navigating the country’s path toward an economic and social recovery.

MTBPS 2021 | SA Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana

The Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) 2020 was tabled to Parliament on 11 November 2021 by South African Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana.


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