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Sunita Menon is an economics journalist with Business Day and Financial Mail at Tiso Blackstar Group formerly known as Times Media. This is a link to her latest stories.

Lesetja Kganyago says Reserve Bank will not bow to pressure, political or otherwise

Business Day (registration) - 1 hour ago
The Reserve Bank will not bow to any pressure, be it political or from the private sector, governor Lesetja Kganyago insists. At the Bank's annual ordinary general meeting on Friday, Kganyago...

Weak leadership hobbling SA's upliftment, warns Mohale

Business Day (registration) - 14 hours ago
Speaking at the Standard Bank rising star awards on Thursday, Mohale said: "This country is dying for ethical leadership, for critical, conscious and courageous leadership." He said...

Benefit of lower production prices overshadowed by political and demand issues

Business Day (registration) - 17 hours ago
Production prices surprised in June, which means lower input costs for the manufacturing sector; however, revitalising the sector may be a pipe dream owing to ongoing political and policy uncertainty...

Producer inflation posts surprisingly sharp slowdown

Business Day (registration) - 24 hours ago
Production inflation posted a surprisingly sharp fall in June — slowing to 4% year on year, from 4.8% in May. Investec and Trading Economics had forecast that the producer price index (PPI) rose...

Pravin Gordhan warns recovery may take a decade

Business Day (registration) - 1 day ago
It would take five to 10 years for SA to recover from the disaster brought about by corruption and state capture, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday. Leaked Gupta e-mails have...

Black Business Council rejects funding deal for industrialists

Business Day (registration) - 1 day ago
The Black Business Council (BBC) has scoffed at the Department of Trade and Industry's and First National Bank's (FNB's) partnership to bolster manufacturing through the black...

Gordhan and Jonas rage against SOE involvement in state capture

Business Day (registration) - 2 days ago
Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has told a University of Johannesburg audience that state capture is the stealing of resources from the state by a small group, to put in pockets in SA or banks...

FNB to help government bolster black industrialists

Business Day (registration) - 3 days ago
SA needs to move towards a more industrialised and transformed economy, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says. The Department of Trade and Industry and FNB have pledged to fast-track economic...

Ratings agencies sceptical of Malusi Gigaba's 'old' plan

Business Day (registration) - 3 days ago
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's action plan for stimulating growth in SA is not enough to instil confidence in ratings agencies, analysts say. Gigaba tabled the plan two weeks ago in response to...

OECD calls for 'serious structural reforms' in SA

Business Day (registration) - 3 days ago
SA needed at least 2% growth to begin to tackle unemployment and serious structural reforms, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Monday. OECD secretary-general...

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