Newskoop Bizskoops (English Version)

Bizskoops (English Version)

Bizskoops, presented by Barry Mare, offers an inside look at local and global business developments. We bring you in-depth interviews with industry leaders and entrepreneurs, sharing their strategies and stories for success. The former President of the Economic Association of South Africa and lecturer attached to the North-West University's business school, Prof. Waldo Krugell, gives a weekly overview of the state of the economy. Stay up-to-date with Bizskoops – for a comprehensive business perspective.
Weekly English South Africa Business News · Business
33 Episodes
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Bizskoops - 29 February 2024

On the show today …Business liquidations increased by 34-point-six percent. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about promises before the elections and policy uncertainty. In international business news… House prices in China declines again. In investment-news… Businesses not interested in investing in South Africa. And, we’ll check in…
29 Feb 9 min

Bizskoops - 22 February 2024

On the show today, we look at finance minister Enoch Godongwana's budget speech. We peered in with economist Waldo Krugel to hear what he thought of the budget speech. In international business news, Europe's largest bank, HSBC, posted a nearly 80% rise in its pre-tax profit. In investment news, Premier…
22 Feb 9 min

Bizskoops - 15 February 2024

On the show today…Mining output recovers in the fourth quarter of 2023. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the importance of universities. In international business news… Barclays will no longer provide direct funding for new oil and gas projects. In investment-news… Sasol shares plummet. And, we’ll check…
15 Feb 9 min

Bizskoops - 08 February 2024

On the show today … Trade unions welcome minimum wage increase. In international business news… The property sector poses a considerable risk to China’s economy. In investment-news… Mastercard invests in MTN fintech. And, we’ll check in with Chris Hatting from the Center for Risk Analysis to talk about corruption in…
8 Feb 10 min

Bizskoops - 01 February 2024

On the show today … South Africa's economy is expected to grow. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the cost of crime. In international business news… Oil prices are on the rise. In investment-news… EasyEquities remains the most popular online share trading platform. And, we’ll check in…
2 Feb 10 min

Bizskoops - 25 January 2024

On the show today … Inflation eases again. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about our social economic rights. In international business news… China’s economy grew slightly last year. In investment-news…Economist advises South Africans to invest most of their wealth offshore. And, we’ll check in with Chris Hatting…
25 Jan 10 min

Bizskoops - 18 January 2024

On the show today … Loadshedding is wreaking havoc in the country's steel and engineering industry. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about how AI is changing the world of work. In international business news… Wage growth slowed again in the UK jobs market. In investment-news… Research shows…
18 Jan 9 min

Bizskoops - 11 January 2024

On the show today … South African manufacturers ended 2023 with a boost. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about social spending and poverty. In international business news…Rand manipulation charges dismissed. In investment-news… Fund managers expect South African assets to shine this year. And, we’ll check in with…
11 Jan 9 min

Bizskoops - 20 December 2023

On the show today … Almost two-hundred companies closed their doors in November. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the world economy in 2023 and prospects for 2024. In international business news, BP pauses all shipments of oil through the Red Sea. In investment-news… foreign investors have…
21 Dec 2023 8 min

Bizskoops - 14 December 2023

On the show today … The Green Connection criticises PetroSA deal. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the SA economy in 2023 and prospects for 2024. In international business news, UK wage growth has slowed and the jobs market is showing signs of stalling. In investment-news… Mashatile…
14 Dec 2023 9 min

Bizskoops - 7 December 2023

On the show today … we’ll check in with Chris Hatting from the Center for Risk Analysis to talk about retrenchments in the mining and steel sectors. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the cost of crime. In international business news, Angola opposes proposal to reduce oil…
7 Dec 2023 12 min

Bizskoops - 30 November 2023

On the show today … Chris Hatting from the Center for Risk Analysis will tell us more about the repo rate and the role of the private sector. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the bigger picture regarding loadshedding. In international business news, China's industrial profits growth…
30 Nov 2023 10 min

Bizskoops - 23 November 2023

On the show today … Inflation rose again in October We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about Black Friday and the retail sector. In international business news, UK bank to testify against banks that manipulated the Rand In investment-news… Data released about the most popular stocks among super…
23 Nov 2023 9 min

Bizskoops - 16 November 2023

On the show today we check in with Chris Hatting from the Center for Risk Analysis to talk about port performances and exports. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about commodity prices and the mining industry. In international business news, businesses are pulling billions of dollars in profits…
16 Nov 2023 10 min

Bizskoops - 9 November 2023

On the show today we check in with Chris Hatting from the Center for Risk Analysis to talk about state finances and the AGOA-agreement. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel who will bring us up to date with the latest indexes. In international business news, US economy only…
9 Nov 2023 10 min

Bizskoops - 6 November 2023

On the show today we will break down the Medium-term Budget Policy Statement. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel who will give us his take on today’s budget. In international business news, the U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in nearly two years. In investment-news… South African…
6 Nov 2023 11 min

Bizskoops - 26 October 2023

On the show today… The total number of liquidations decreased in September We check in with our journalist Williene Fuller a bit later to get an update on what’s happening on the markets. In international business news today, United States retail sales exceeded all forecasts. In investment-news, South Africa is…
26 Oct 2023 8 min

Bizskoops - 19 October 2023

On the show today… Indicators suggest the IMF is too optimistic on South Africa’s growth We check in with our journalist Williene Fuller a bit later to get an update on what’s happening on the markets. In international business news today, Britain's economy partially recovered in August In investment-news, Investors…
19 Oct 2023 9 min

Bizskoops - 12 October 2023

On the show today…Reserve Bank expected to increase repo rate next month We check in with our journalist Williene Fuller a bit later to get an update on what’s happening on the markets. In international business news today, Oil prices react to conflict between Israel and Palestine. In investment-news, Foreign…
12 Oct 2023 8 min

Bizskoops - 5 October 2023

On the show today…The manufacturing sector records a decline in the third quarter. We check in with our journalist Williene Fuller a bit later to get an update on what’s happening on the markets. In international business news today, UK economy grew faster than estimated. In investment-news, increase in offshore…
5 Oct 2023 10 min
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