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30
JUN
2am

Barloworld reports interim loss as Covid-19 weighs

Barloworld has swung to an interim loss of R1.5bn as the group battled impairments and trade restrictions due to COVID-19. In a bid to save costs moving forward, the company will embark on job cuts. Business Day TV spoke to Dominic Sewela, CEO of Barloworld for his take on the group's half-year performance.
30
JUN
2am

SA economy sinks deeper into recession

South Africa has slipped further into recession with the economy contracting 2% in the first quarter. Business Day TV spoke to Citadel's chief economist Maarten Ackerman for his take on the economy given that the latest print doesn't reflect the impact of Covid-19.
30
JUN
2am

Vukile changes dividend policy

Vukile Property Fund, which owns malls in SA and Spain, said it is unlikely to make an interim dividend payment in its 2021 year. It's also changed its dividend policy to preserve cash amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Business Day TV caught up with the group's CEO Laurence Rapp for more insight.
30
JUN
2am

The changing nature of supply chains

One of the most critical questions to answer if one wants to start understanding what a post covid world will look like is how COVID-19 is impacting supply chains and value chains within multinational enterprises (MNEs). Business Day TV's Michael Avery speaks to ​supply chain expert MJ Schoemaker; Duane Newman, joint managing director at Cova Advisory; & Michael Hewson, the founder and director at Graphene Economics and Vice Chair of the transfer pricing sub-committee of the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners (SAIT).
29
JUN
8am

SME lockdown exit strategies

We all know the situation for smes is dire. We know the stats, we’ve read the surveys. That’s not news. As several restaurants and hair salons and many other smaller businesses head back to work this week, the question is what is being done about it and what you can do about it. Business Day TV's Michael Avery speaks to Motlatjo Moholwa, Deputy Director-General Economic Planning at the Gauteng Department of Economic Development and Acting CEO of the Gauteng Enterprise Propeller; Oscar Siziba, Managing Executive l Absa Relationship Banking Coverage for Gauteng and Limpopo; and Vusi Tembakwayo, Businessman, Author, Public Speaker, Venture Capitalist.
29
JUN
2am

How Basil Read expects to get back on its feet

Construction group Basil Read expects to emerge from voluntary business rescue after following the process for over two years. Business Day TV spoke to the company’s CEO Kathushelo Mapasa about his expectations for the firm moving forward.
29
JUN
2am

What do milk prices across Africa reveal about currencies?​

Similar to the Big Mac index, RMB has a Milk Index and it determines which African currencies are undervalued, overvalued or fair valued. The latest data shows that the rand and Egyptian pound stand out among African currencies as trading close to fair value. Business Day TV touched base with Neville Mandimika from RMB for more of the detail.
26
JUN
9am

On the Covid Frontline

South Africa has crossed 100,000 infections and 2000 Covid deaths this week. Business Day TV's Michael Avery speaks to Dr Sandile Kubheka, who at the tender age of 20, became South Africa’s youngest Dr when he qualified seven years ago. Dr Kubheka shares his insights from the frontlines of the fight against Covid 19.
26
JUN
2am

Climate-conflicted directors reappointed to Standard Bank's board

Just Share's calls for climate-conflicted linked Standard Bank directors to be voted out have fallen on deaf ears. That's as the directors that came under fire were reappointed at the bank's AGM today. Business Day TV caught up with Just Share's executive director Tracey Davies for some insight on the latest move.
25
JUN
2am

Covid-19 throws a spanner in the works for the steel industry

Covid-19 has thrown a spanner in the works for the ailing steel and engineering industry and even though a steel master plan is in process, the likelihood of the sector showing a turnaround in the short to medium term is slim. Business Day TV spoke to Michael Ade, Chief Economist at the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa for more on the challenges​ the industry is currently facing.
24
JUN
9am

Where will Mboweni find the money?

All eyes on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s dying aloe ferox. The rand is holding steady ahead of the key budget revision. The first emergency budget in the country’s fiscal history. To preview this decisive moment Business Day TV's Michael Avery spoke to Dr Miriam Altman, Director of Altman Advisory and National Planning Commissioner; Cas Coovadia, CEO of Business Unity South Africa; Matthew Parks, parliamentary coordinator for Cosatu; Keith Engel, Chief Executive of the South African Institute of Tax Practitioners; & Peter Attard-Montalto, head of capital markets research at Intellidex
24
JUN
2am

Dissecting Mboweni’s emergency budget

Finance Minister Tito Mbwoeni has presented his emergency budget and has laid bare the country’s tough fiscal position. Debt levels are set to rise and borrowing from financial institutions will become the order of the day. Business Day TV spoke to Kevin Lings, Chief Economist at Stanlib and Busi Mavuso, CEO of BLSA for their take what’s been presented.

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