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Listen! Africa Energy Review 2023

According to PwC’s Africa Energy Review 2023, the continent’s energy transition journey is faring well and is on track to meet the Paris Agreement targets. Business Day TV explored the findings of the review in greater detail with Pedro Omontuemhen, Africa Oil & Gas Leader at PwC.
24 Nov 8AM 6 min

Listen! Rand rigging and the ANC’s trouble with numbers

The rand rigging scandal is back in the spotlight with reports citing that banks fingered in the ordeal bagged R1trn per day. The Financial Mail has however pointed out that the numbers do not add up and suggests that this is being politicized by the ruling party ahead of next…
24 Nov 7AM 8 min

Listen! Black Friday: The SA consumer

The year's biggest shopping event, Black Friday, is taking place in a tough economic climate where consumers are having to count every rand as high interest rates and elevated inflation eat into disposable incomes. Business Day TV spoke to Tumelo Ramugond, Head of Credit Card at Standard Bank for greater…
24 Nov 7AM 8 min

Listen! MPC holds rates steady

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to keep the repo rate on hold at 8.25%. To unpack this decision, Business Day TV spoke to Koketso Mano, Senior Economist at FNB and Portfolio Manager for Fixed Income at Sanlam Investments, James Turp.
23 Nov 1PM 26 min

Listen! Investing in times of war

Investors have shied away from stocks that benefit from growing geopolitical conflicts. Trends have shown that investors have weighed markets wisdom against human morality in times of war; often investing in alignment with their human values. Business Day TV sits down with Jameel Ahmad, Chief Analyst for GTC Dubai to…
23 Nov 1PM 8 min

Listen! KAL Group weathers tough trading conditions

Despite taking a R63m hit, related to costs associated with load shedding, KAL Group has managed to deliver upbeat earnings. During the full year period recurring headline earnings per share increased by 7.2%, boosted by a near 43% jump in revenue. Business Day TV unpacked the numbers with company CEO,…
23 Nov 12PM 7 min

Listen! Nigeria's 2024-2026 Budget Framework

Nigerian President, Bola Tinubu's reform agenda is taking shape. The West African nation has passed its 2024-2026 medium-term expenditure framework tallying next year's budget and expected reform costs. As things stand, revenue of N17trn undershoots expected spend of N24trn for next year. Business Day TV spoke to Pieter Scribante, Senior…
23 Nov 7AM 5 min

Listen! Mkhwebane resists, but MPs vote for removal of two judges

Members of Parliament have voted for the removal of two judges in SA - John Hlophe and Nkola Motata. Hlophe was found guilty of misconduct for allegedly trying to influence the Constitutional Court in a matter involving former president Jacob Zuma. He continues to contest the findings in ongoing legal…
23 Nov 7AM 5 min

Listen! Banking Transactions - Quinn leaves Absa for Nedbank

Jason Quinn is no longer an executive employee at Absa. He leaves the position of Financial Director at the lender after 7 years in the position to step into Nedbank's offices as CEO at the end of May next year. He will replace current Nedbank CEO MIke Brown. Business Day…
23 Nov 6AM 8 min

Listen! AI boom works in Nvidia's favour

Nvidia has beat analysts profit expectations, with third quarter earnings per share surging to $4.02. The performance comes as revenue more than tripled during the period, as the company continued to benefit from the artificial intelligence boom. Business Day TV unpacked the numbers with the Co-founder and CIO at Anbro…
22 Nov 10AM 8 min

Listen! Africa tech: mobile money, remittances & earned wage access

Sub-Saharan Africa has roughly 144 mobile money operators. This indicative of the relationship between technology and the continent's unbanked population. Business Day TV explored the relationship in greater detail with Sisonke Mgwebi, Consultant at Frost & Sullivan with specific focus on earned wage access.
22 Nov 7AM 18 min

Listen! S&P holds its rating on SA but warns of risks

The S&P Global has maintained South Africa's rating but has warned of risks, anticipating slower economic growth and an increase in public debt. Editor-At-Large for Business Day, Hilary Joffe joined Business Day TV for a detailed analysis of the ratings agency's outlook.
22 Nov 7AM 8 min

Listen! Inflation hotter than expected at 5.9% in October

Food and fuel prices are responsible for yet another increase in the inflation rate. Inflation accelerated to a five-month high of 5.9% in October from 5.4% the previous month. Kevin Lings, Chief Economist at Stanlib joined Business Day TV to unpack the print in greater detail.
22 Nov 7AM 7 min

Listen! Business confidence slips in Q4

Business sentiment slipped in the fourth quarter. The RMB/BER confidence index dropped by two points to 31 in the fourth quarter, largely due to a sharp deterioration in sentiment among new vehicle dealers. Business Day TV spoke to RMB Economist Siobhan Redford for more insight.
21 Nov 11AM 5 min

Listen! Banks under fire amid rand manipulation saga

In 2017, the competition Commission brought 28 banks under investigation for price fixing involving the rand. Standard Chartered Bank is the second institution to agree to settle with the Commission after the scandal was exposed. Business Day TV spoke to Andre Cilliers, Director & Currency Strategist at Treasury-One, and discussed…
21 Nov 10AM 17 min

Listen! African Bank's profit takes a knock

African Bank's earnings have come under pressure. Profit for the year slumped over 31% to R505 million, as the lender's bad debts rose. Business Day TV discussed the annual performance with Zweli Manyathi, Group Executive for Business Banking at African Bank.
21 Nov 10AM 7 min

Listen! Vodacom has master plan to win Africa's remittance market

Vodacom is set to unveil a strategic master plan as it looks to dominate the African remittance market. With a goal of turning their mobile platform into a competitive remittance hub, the telecoms company aims to challenge rivals by offering lower fees. Technology Correspondent for Business Day, Mudiwa Gavaza unpacked…
21 Nov 9AM 7 min

Listen! Telkom boasts bumper first half, issues cautionary

Telkom's interim headline earnings per share have grown by almost 47% thanks to lower depreciation charges and growth in core profit. The group has also announced that it is in exclusive negotiations with a consortium to sell its towers business. Business Day TV unpacked the detail of the group's financial…
21 Nov 8AM 6 min

Listen! Netcare delivers 'robust' annual results

Netcare has shrugged off challenges resulting from the tough macroeconomic environment. The private healthcare group has delivered on all its operational and strategic targets over the past financial year, resulting in adjusted headline earnings per share jumping 27%. Business Day TV discussed the performance with Group CEO Richard Friedland.
20 Nov 12PM 6 min
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