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Treasury distances itself from Prof Malikane opinion piece on nationalisation

JOHANNESBURG, April 18 (ANA) – National Treasury on Tuesday distanced itself from an opinion piece written by Professor Chris Malikane, an economic adviser to the Minister of Finance, saying that the nationalisation of banks is not government policy. This comes after Malikane, an economics professor from the University of the Witwatersrand, penned an eight-page opinion […]

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Gigaba moves to assure local investors before leaving for US

CAPE TOWN, April 13 – Policy certainty, fiscal sustainability, inclusive growth and leadership stability remain the top priorities of Treasury, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba told South African asset managers and investors on Thursday. Addressing them in Cape Town, Gigaba said Treasury felt it important to address their concerns ahead of next week’s International Monetary Fund […]

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Trying to make sense of Makgoba’s claim – ‘reshuffle will assault the poor’ 

The recent cabinet reshuffle, in particular the removing of the finance minister, is unfolding in many ways. We have seen corporate sponsored Save SA organising a sparsely attended march in Tshwane to register their rightful displeasure with the removal of SA’s former treasury team of minsters. Not to be undone, the official opposition – the […]