Fitch keeps SA credit rating unchanged

Fitch Ratings Agency has revised its outlook for South Africa to negative but kept its rating unchanged at BBB-.

Fitch has listed a number of issues, including increase in political risks and standards of governance, as factors to its decision.

It has predicted 1.3% GDP growth next year and 2.1% in 2018.

Moody's rating agency is also expected to announce its outlook today.

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All eyes on South Africa ahead of Moody's and S&P credit rating review

All eyes on South Africa ahead of Moody's and S&P credit rating review

The economy has been under pressure over the years with stagnant growth and growing unemployment.

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Amped for the shopping orgy ahead? Read this first; then ready… steady… SHOP!

Unemployment rate at 13-year high (despite the economy adding 288 000 jobs)

Unemployment rate at 13-year high (despite the economy adding 288 000 jobs)

The unemployment rate rose to 27.1% despite many new jobs added as these were offset by the increase in the number of job seekers.

Current unemployment rate highest since 2003

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Stats SA has announced that the country’s unemployment rate for the third quarter of 2016 has climbed to 27.1%.

What the proposed national minimum wage means to you

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Gilad Isaacs from the National Minimum Wage Initiative describes how the proposed national minimum wage affects the average citizen.

Numsa unhappy with new proposed 'poverty wage'

Numsa unhappy with new proposed 'poverty wage'

Numsa's Patrick Craven slates government for being more concerned with appeasing ratings agencies than dealing with poverty.

Proposed R3500 minimum wage an important step in right direction - Gordhan

Proposed R3500 minimum wage an important step in right direction - Gordhan

Gordhan also spoke to Karima Brown about what South Africa needs to get right in order to avoid a downgrade.

Proposed national minimum wage set at R3 500 per month and R20 per hour

Proposed national minimum wage set at R3 500 per month and R20 per hour

The proposed national mimimum wage will be deliberated by various stakeholders before a final announcement is made.

Minimum wage panel set to announce new wage proposal - Ramaphosa

Minimum wage panel set to announce new wage proposal - Ramaphosa

The Deputy President addressed Fedusa conference in Johannesburg on Friday and reported back on his meeting with ratings agencies.

SA institutions are pivotal to economy -  Gordhan

SA institutions are pivotal to economy - Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan SA's democracy is not without challenges, and the road towards a more inclusive economy is vital.

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Rand steady ahead of US Presidential election

Rand steady ahead of US Presidential election

Azar Jammine looks at the effect on the rand ahead of Tuesday's Trump/Clinton presidential show down.

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SA CEOs pledge support for Pravin Gordhan ahead of Mini-Budget

SA CEOs pledge support for Pravin Gordhan ahead of Mini-Budget

Nearly 100 CEOs issued a statement pledging support for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan after fraud charges were laid against him.

All eyes on Gordhan ahead of much-anticipated medium-term budget speech

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Gordhan is tasked with appeasing key local and international players to ensure that SA is stable and open for business.

SA business not backing down on its support for Gordhan

SA business not backing down on its support for Gordhan

MD of Goldman Sachs says the signing of the pledge shows unity and sends a strong message in support of economic institutions.

SA business throws their weight behind Pravin Gordhan

SA business throws their weight behind Pravin Gordhan

Bonang Mohale says South Africa needs to work hard to avoid a down grade and shouldn't be dealing with non factual fraud charges.

SA business draws line in the sand against political prosecutions

SA business draws line in the sand against political prosecutions

A pledge has been signed in which business leaders are saying they are against corruption and will defend SA's democracy.

'SOEs are failing because the board of directors are not competent'

'SOEs are failing because the board of directors are not competent'

Bruce Whitfield interviews former Denel CEO Shaun Liebenberg about the imminent downgrade of five State Owned Enterprises.

Businesses have a go with 30 seconds to promo on-air

Businesses have a go with 30 seconds to promo on-air

Businesses get 30 seconds to promote their products or services to callers on-air.