R/€ = 16.47
R/$ = 14.25
Au 1292.96 $/oz
Pt 1083.00 $/oz
Apr 26, 2016
There is little hope that South Africa’s manufacturing, mining, electricity, construction and transport sectors will create jobs unless commodity prices strengthen, economist Mike Schüssler asserted on Tuesday. Speaking at an event hosted by union Uasa, he stated...
Feb 10, 2016
Economist Mike Schüssler on Wednesday questioned the postponement of the release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) until the day after National Budget. The release of the fourth quarter 2015 QLFS was scheduled for Monday, already a week later than usual....
Jan 08, 2016
The rand is currently at the mercy of external factors, analysts said on Friday. They were responding to the rand hitting R16.20 to the greenback on Thursday before consolidating trade for the rest of the day at around R16.10/$.
Dec 24, 2015
South African Airways (SAA) could have cost the country an extra few billion rand if the Airbus deal was changed again, Mike Schussler of Economists.co.za told Fin24 on Thursday. "As SAA already has government guarantees of R14.5-billion and it probably needs at...
Oct 14, 2015
The economic cycle in South Africa has increased its velocity and it is not looking good, Mike Schüssler, chief economist at Economists Dotcoza, told Fin24. He was commenting on the latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (Beti) released on Wednesday.
Aug 21, 2015
The implementation of carbon tax in South Africa was set for the middle of next year, says National Treasury chief director of economic tax analysis Cecil Morden. “We are currently busy with the legislation, and we hope to have that legislation out within the next...
Aug 07, 2015
The implementation of carbon tax in South Africa was set for the middle of next year, said National Treasury chief director of economic tax analysis Cecil Morden on Thursday. “We are currently busy with the legislation, and we hope to have that legislation out within...
Jul 08, 2015
The South African economy is sort of taking two steps forward, one step back - actually not really going anywhere regarding real growth, Mike Schüssler, chief economist at Economists dotcoza, told Fin24 on Wednesday. In looking at the latest BankservAfrica Economic...
Jun 10, 2015
Feb 09, 2015
Feb 18, 2014
Average workers, particularly in the mining sector, feel alone because government has neglected their needs, John Brand, director of law firm Bowman Gilfillan, said on Tuesday. "The average worker feels that they have been deserted by government, unions, and...