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Was the SARB wise to keep rates on hold?

After slashing interest rates by 300 basis points so far this year, the Reserve Bank kept rates unchanged at 3.5% at it's latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting. Business Day TV unpacked the decision in greater detail with Kevin Lings, Chief Economist at Stanlib.
17
SEP
2am

Woolworths’ food sales remain resilient

Food sales continue to be Woolworths' saving grace, ticking up 10.7% during its full-year period. The group's fashion, beauty and home sales fell 10.7% as stores had to close during the lockdown period. Business Day TV spoke to Roy Bagattini, Group CEO of Woolworths for his take on the group's performance.
17
SEP
2am

Has M&A activity recovered from Covid-19?

Global levels of merger and acquisition activity are on the rise after a drop due to Covid-19, according to Herbert Smith Freehills. Business Day TV caught up Rudolph du Plessis, partner at Herbert Smith Freehills to discuss this in more detail.
17
SEP
2am

Why should pension funds invest in infrastructure?

The President announced that the Nedlac partners have agreed to an historic economic compact but the details are still to be released but no doubt infrastructure will be a core pillar. A major question mark remains over how these projects will be funded? The old way of building public infrastructure by gearing up SOE balance sheets has clearly run its course. Michael Avery speaks to Emile Du Toit, MD of Fund Raising and Liabilities Management at Harith General Partners; Ndabe Mkhize, Chief Investment Officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund; & Heleen Goussard, Head of Alternative Investment Services at RisCura; about why pension funds should invest in infrastructure?
16
SEP
2am

Big week for central banks

A frequent topic of discussion in markets is whether we’re witnessing the steady “Japanification” of much of the developed world. This will have profound implications for growth, inflation, monetary policy and financial markets in the years ahead. In South Africa, the concern is more about stagflation. Michael Avery speaks to Old Mutual Wealth Investment Strategist Dave Mohr; Dr Adrian Saville, Professor of Economics, Finance and Strategy at GIBS;& Lumkile Mondi, a Senior Lecturer at the School of Economics and Business Science at Wits; about whether the developed world is turning a little Japanese.
16
SEP
2am

Discovery feels ill effects of Covid-19

Discovery'​s balance sheet is not as healthy as it once was. The unfolding economic impact of Covid-19 has battered the group's annual financial results with full-year profit plummeting 97%. Business Day TV unpacked this in detail with Discovery SA CEO Hylton Kallner.
16
SEP
2am

Can Pan African Resources sustain its winning streak?

Pan African Resources has had a stellar year. The gold miner managed to beat its production guidance after ramping up its surface operations. This cushioned the blow of having to close operations due to the Covid-19 lockdown. The increase in output also allowed it to take full advance of the higher gold price which helped lift headline earnings by 93%. Business Day TV caught up with the Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots to find out if this performance can be sustained.
16
SEP
2am

What's driving global consumer trends?

Consumers are flocking back to restaurants even though the Covid-19 pandemic has hit the economic prospects of many countries and put pressure on disposable income, according to Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking. Business Day TV discussed this in detail with Nedbank CIB's Munira Kharva.
15
SEP
2am

SA's "last chance saloon"

Today marks exactly six months since the coronavirus was declared a national disaster on March 15. And Friday marked six months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus a pandemic. Since then, the global economy has slipped into recession and millions have lost their jobs, prompting central banks around the world to launch unprecedented stimulus. Locally the economic damage has been even worse.

Michael Avery speaks to Martin Kingston Chair of the steering committee of Business for SA;

Lebogang Mulaisi, Cosatu Labour Market Policy Coordinator;

& Annabel Bishop, Investec Chief Economist;

about yet another round of talks on how to bring the economy out of its induced coma as swiftly as possible.
15
SEP
2am

How lockdown weighed on Super Group

Super Group experienced tough trading conditions across all its operations during its full-year as lockdown regulations took effect. Business Day TV spoke to the company’s CEO Peter Mountford for more detail on the company’s financial performance during the period.

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