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Listen! Could SA became Africa's largest copper producer?

South Africa is expected to overtake the DRC as Africa's biggest copper producer over the next decade, as the Northern Cape sits on big deposits of the critical mineral. Business Day TV spoke to Jan Nelson, CEO of Copper360, who is convinced that South Africa will become Africa's copper king.
29 Sep 8AM 7 min

Listen! Focus on SA's income inequalities

South Africa remains one of the most unequal societies in the world and according to Statistics South Africa, the labour market is responsible for exacerbating income inequalities. Business Day TV explored this in greater detail with Adam Bennot, Head of Responsible Investing at RisCura.
29 Sep 8AM 8 min

Listen! Corrupt 'ghost trains' syndicate nets R50m in kickbacks

A criminal syndicate operating a sophisticated 'ghost train' scheme has been uncovered within Transnet rail system. Last year, two of four dispatched freight trains mysteriously vanished, diverting millions in illicit kickbacks amid a shortage of locomotives and soaring coal prices. Business Day TV spoke with Business Times Reporter, Dineo Faku,…
29 Sep 8AM 8 min

Listen! Crypto Chat - Cryptocurrencies trade sideways

Cryptocurrencies have been trading sideways, influenced by various industry developments and macroeconomic factors. Business Day TV spoke to Christo de Wit, SA Country manager at Luno, for more detail.
28 Sep 1PM 6 min

Listen! Unpacking global population trends

The global population is expected to increase by nearly 2 billion within the next three decades. Business Day TV discussed the forecast and trends observed with Dawn Holland, Director for Economic Research at Moody's Analytics.
28 Sep 11AM 8 min

Listen! Capitec's H1 HEPS up 9% as client base expands

South Africa's biggest retail bank by customer numbers, Capitec's interim headlines are up by close to 9% while the dividend has been hiked by a similar margin. This largely due to the group's active client base growing by almost 1 million customers during the period. Business Day TV spoke to…
28 Sep 10AM 17 min

Listen! The Future Of MBAs In Focus

Business schools are undergoing leadership changes and introducing new programs to stay competitive on the global stage. Business Day TV discussed the ever-evolving landscape of MBA programs with The Financial Mail's editor-at-large David Furlonger.
28 Sep 10AM 7 min

Listen! National Treasury plans cost-cutting measures

South Africa's National Treasury plans to implement a number of cost-cutting measures, in an effort to manage spending and prevent the materialisation of potentially crippling resource constraints Business Day TV spoke to Daniel Silke, Director at Political Futures Consulting, Xhanti Payi, Economist at Pwc and Tony Ehrenreich, Provincial Secretary at…
27 Sep 2PM 15 min

Listen! Consumer trends amid economic challenges

South African shoppers have had a tough time, hit by high interest rates and elevated inflation, which in turn has weighed on their spending power. Business Day TV unpacked the state of the snacking industry as consumers deal with shrinking disposable incomes, with the Senior Director of Marketing in Sub-Saharan…
27 Sep 1PM 7 min

Listen! Old Mutual posts dip in profit

Old Mutual's half year profit has fallen, with headline earnings per share slipping 8% due to hyperinflation issues in Zimbabwe. Despite the performance, the insure has hiked its dividend by 28% to 32 cents. Business Day TV unpacked the numbers with the group's CEO Iain Williamson.
27 Sep 1PM 7 min

Listen! Treasury's cost cutting raises concerns for hospitality industry

Today is World Tourism Day and while it should conjure up images of summertime, the beach, safaris and an influx of foreign nationals, the hospitality industry is concerned that government's cost-cutting plans will impact the sector negatively as the state plans to cut-back on travel, conferences and catering. Business Day…
27 Sep 10AM 7 min

Listen! Why SOE CEO appointments remain a governance minefield

It's been nearly a year since the resignation of Andre De Ruyter as Eskom CEO but Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan has rejected the name put forward by the board for his replacement. The Institute of Directors in South Africa says that this raises complex governance issues. Business Day TV…
27 Sep 10AM 6 min

Listen! The politics of renaming in SA

In tribute to the late struggle veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Johannesburg's bustling William Nicol Drive has officially been renamed as Winnie Mandela Drive. The move has raised commentary around the cost of such a decision at this time and also highlighted the political significance of such decisions. Business Day TV spoke…
27 Sep 10AM 7 min

Listen! US bonds at highest in 16 years

US treasury yields hit a 16-year high, amid fears that central banks will keep rates higher for longer. Business Day TV discussed the moves playing out in the bond market with RMB's Fixed Income Trader, Michelle Wohlberg.
26 Sep 1PM 6 min

Listen! Business cycle index improves for second straight month

The Reserve Bank’s composite leading business cycle indicator improved for a second straight month in July, supported by an acceleration in the six-month smoothed growth rate of job adverts. Business Day TV spoke to Hugo Pienaar, Chief Economist at the Bureau of Economic Research, for more detail.
26 Sep 12PM 7 min

Listen! Blame game rages on over Burna Boy concert

It was a disappointing long-weekend for Burna Boy fans as the African giant was supposed to perform at the FNB stadium but the event was cancelled due to fraud allegations linked to one of the persons meant to promote the concert. For mor eon the story, Business Day TV spoke…
26 Sep 9AM 9 min

Listen! China eyes investment opportunities in SA

China remains South Africa's largest global trading partner. The East Asian nation in the meantime seeks to deepen business ties with South African businesses moving forward. Business Day TV spoke to Gay Mokoena, SG of the National African Federated Chamber of Commerce for more on this prospect.
22 Sep 9AM 7 min

Listen! SA's worst bird flu outbreak - impact on industry, consumers

South Africa's R59 billion poultry industry is currently facing its worst bird flu outbreak which has already led to an egg shortage in Gauteng. Business Day TV spoke to Abongile Balarane, CEO of the Egg Organisation at the SA Poultry Association for more insight on the potential economic impact of…
22 Sep 9AM 11 min

Listen! RAF amendment bill rattles medical schemes

A proposed draft Bill to amend the Road Accident Fund is causing ripples in the medical insurance sector. Industry experts are concerned about potential hikes in medical aid premiums as insurers rush to address gaps in fund coverage. Business Day TV caught up with Companies & Markets Editor for Business…
22 Sep 9AM 7 min

Listen! MPC stands pat on rates

The South African Reserve Bank has kept the repo rate unchanged at 8.25% for a second meeting running, but it says renewed risks to inflation remain a concern. Business Day TV discussed the decision with Dawie Roodt, Chief Economist at Efficient Group.
21 Sep 1PM 10 min
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