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02/24/2018 09:23 PM | Ramaphosa election the biggest confidence boost since 1994
The resignation of Jacob Zuma as president of the country and his replacement with Cyril Ramaphosa could be the biggest boost to business and consumer confidence since 1994, Bureau for Economic Research (BER) deputy director George Kershoff has said.

02/24/2018 08:26 PM | VAT is a better devil
The budget is belt-tightening but it needs to be to get the country out of this very difficult fiscal position.

02/24/2018 08:13 PM | CemAir pleased with lifting of civil aviation suspension
CemAir is pleased that the South African Civil Aviation Authority has lifted the suspension of CemAir’s Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO) approval.

02/24/2018 07:38 PM | Who will write Cyril's mining charter?
The charter published by Minister Mosebenzi Zwane last year set controversial transformation targets that mines said were illegal and impossible.

02/24/2018 07:33 PM | Land is State revenue
The collection of land rent must not be seen as an opportunity for politicians to milk taxpayers, but must replace taxation, writes Stephen Meintjes.

02/24/2018 07:26 PM | OrderIn takes on tech giants from humble beginnings
Food delivery company OrderIn epitomises a US startup like Facebook having started in garage and now being widely regarded as a successful tech firm.

02/24/2018 06:45 PM | How does the Budget affect me?
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba had to juggle a tough budget.

02/24/2018 06:12 PM | Treasury gets tough
Dodgy municipal finances are a growing scourge and Treasury seems to be getting impatient with the third tier of government’s autonomy with R120bn of the budget.

02/24/2018 06:12 PM | VAT hike irks unions
SA Federation of Trade Unions’ Zwelinzima Vavi says: I will personally recommend that we strike against the increase in VAT.

02/24/2018 04:13 PM | Deal wizard of South African gold mining is scaring investors
Investors might be running out of patience with Sibanye Gold Ltd.’s colorful chief executive, Neal Froneman.

02/24/2018 02:00 PM | Ratings under threat
Analysts divided over whether budget will keep agency downgrades at bay.

02/24/2018 02:00 PM | IDT allegedly ‘canned' forensic report to recoup R100m
Bankrupt state-owned entity the Independent Development Trust (IDT) has been sitting on a forensic investigation report that recommends that it recoup almost R100m in overpayments that were made for a major project in KwaZulu-Natal.

02/23/2018 08:22 PM | KPMG offers full cooperation to Ntsebeza inquiry
KPMG South Africa says it will give its full cooperation to an industry inquiry into the audit firm’s conduct, after questions were raised about missing documents.

02/23/2018 03:00 PM | Budget strikes right balance between taxes and incentives for businesses to grow
The National Budget Speech has come at an important juncture for the economy, as entrepreneurs will be encouraged by the higher level of business certainty.

02/23/2018 06:54 AM | VAT increase will not help local auto industry - industry body
The increase in value added tax announced in Budget 2018 will likely negatively impact domestic vehicle sales and production, says NAACAM.

02/23/2018 06:27 AM | There's a way to beat sin taxes and save thousands
Giving up drinking and smoking could have a profound effect on your pocket, says an economist.

02/23/2018 03:44 AM | Economists upbeat as stats show encouraging environment for start-ups
Analysts are upbeat that recent statistics on the consumer price index predict better times ahead for start-ups.

02/23/2018 03:17 AM | RAs still good way to neutralise Budget 2018 tax burden - expert
Despite no significant increases in personal income taxes in Budget 2018, South Africans should still consider retirement annuities, says a Standard Bank expert.

02/23/2018 03:08 AM | YouTube is hitting the pause button in Hollywood
As Netflix and Amazon pour ever-larger sums into TV and movie production, Google is holding spending at current levels for its YouTube Red streaming service for the next two years.

02/23/2018 02:25 AM | Relief for the local bourse
The JSE had some reprieve on Friday as the local bourse bounced following the sell-off on Thursday.