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Mfuneko Toyana

RPT-ANALYSIS-As Fed taper looms, global central banks eye their own exits from stimulus

Jun 10 2021

* Emerging central banks most vulnerable to Fed taper fallout

ANALYSIS-As Fed taper looms, global central banks eye their own exits from stimulus

Jun 09 2021

* Emerging central banks most vulnerable to Fed taper fallout

UPDATE 2-South African central bank doesn't see disruption from global policy normalisation

Apr 15 2021

* Reaction function is to inflation, Kganyago says (Adds more quotes, context)

UPDATE 2-S.Africa's Land Bank misses March deadline to conclude debt restructuring plan

Mar 31 2021

* Plan to spilt loan yet to be agreed by lenders (Adds financial details, comment from investor)

South Africa boosts vaccine spending in 'balancing act' amid debt worries

Feb 24 2021

CAPE TOWN South Africa could spend up to 19.3 billion rand ($1.33 billion) over the next three years to vaccinate most of its population, the Treasury said on Wednesday, in a "difficult balancing act" meant to contain COVID-19 while avoiding a debt spiral.

South Africa boosts vaccine spending in 'balancing act' amid debt worries

Feb 24 2021

CAPE TOWN South Africa could spend up to 19.3 billion rand ($1.33 billion) over the next three years to vaccinate most of its population, the Treasury said on Wednesday, in a "difficult balancing act" meant to contain COVID-19 while avoiding a debt spiral.

Falling yields, higher tax revenues may see South Africa avoid foreign bond

Feb 12 2021

JOHANNESBURG Easing bond yields, which have lowered the South Africa's long term borrowing costs, coupled with improved tax revenues, may see the country avoid issuing a Eurobond this year.

UPDATE 2-South African economy rebounds in Q3 led by mining, manufacturing

Dec 08 2020

* Rand, bonds firm after data (Adds details, market reaction, analyst)

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Consortium pulls plug on S.Africa's Thabametsi coal plant

Nov 18 2020

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 17 A multinational consortium that was building one of South Africa's first privately-owned coal-fired power stations has asked to withdraw from the project, the energy ministry said on Tuesday, aggravating the country's chronic electricity shortage.

Exclusive: Consortium pulls plug on South Africa's Thabametsi coal plant

Nov 17 2020

JOHANNESBURG A multinational consortium that was building one of South Africa's first privately-owned coal-fired power stations has asked to withdraw from the project, the energy ministry said on Tuesday, aggravating the country's chronic electricity shortage.

World News

ASEAN excludes Myanmar junta leader from summit in rare move

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Reuters) -Southeast Asian countries will invite a non-political representative from Myanmar to a regional summit this month, delivering an unprecedented snub to the military leader who led a coup against an elected civilian government in February.