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Nov 24, 2017

@KanthanPillay @Magda_Wierzycka @clivesimpkins @benpooler @JannieMom If you subscribe to the print edition of BD, you get online access free - email Gerard George on georgeg@tisoblackstar.co.za or call us 0112803000. Totally agree, will flag paywalled content, apologies, but pls note, content varies so mistakes will be made.

Nov 24, 2017

Hearing there is "good and bad" news in SA's ratings decisions this evening. That probably means S&P will downgrade local currency debt to junk while Moody's will put SA on "watch" which means strong poss of downgrade in 90 days. Where the "good" is in that I'm not sure.

Nov 24, 2017

Forgive the advert but a reminder @BDliveSA has a 50% off #blackFriday offer for Business Day online subs. You get FM, RDM, selected FT and all of the WSJ for R60 a month! https://t.co/wfUrnEjf0b

Nov 23, 2017

Fitch says SA ratings are weighed down by low growth, high debt and "deteriorating governance standards" but balanced by favourable debt structure, deep local capital markets and a flexible exchange rate https://t.co/qXoHnXwZx4

Nov 23, 2017

BREAKING: Fitch affirms South Africa’s long-term foreign and local currency debt ratings at ‘BB+’ and maintained the stable outlook

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