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The economics of rush hour traffic

The recently released TomTom Traffic Index (TTTI) 2017 provides drivers, industry leaders and policymakers with […]

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KPMG’s comment on South Africa’s sovereign rating downgrade

On 30 March 2017, President Jacob Zuma announced a reshuffle of his Cabinet. Across the […]

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Cabinet Reshuffle and its impact on South Africa’s sovereign ratings

Currently, S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings both rate South Africa “BBB-” with a negative […]

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Domestic uncertainty takes rate decrease off the table

MPC holds repo rate stable at 7% and prime at 10.50% in March In view […]

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Inflation continues lower in February

Food price inflation declines to 10% y-o-y Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported on March 22 […]

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High court declares SA’s ICC withdrawal “unconstitutional” and “invalid”

Last week the High Court in Pretoria ruled the executive’s decision to withdraw South Africa […]

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What happens if the VAT rate is increased – Are you prepared?

Although most commentators are of the view that the Minister of Finance is unlikely to […]

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Will the Budget Speech introduce more tax benefits for Independent Power Producers?

In his State of the Nation Address two weeks ago, President Zuma said that government […]

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Staying the course: Treasury must stick to its guns in the 2017 Budget speech

KPMG’s theme for Budget 2017 is “managing disruptions”. It is an apt theme for current […]

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Pre-budget economic outlook

Shortly after President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) 2017 on February 9, […]

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