In the fight for survival, businesses applied for the Covid-19 credit guarantee scheme during the lock-down period. R2-3 billion has already been disbursed and a further R7 billion in total – it’s still a drop in the ocean, but is this moving fast enough. Stuart Theobold, Chairman of Intellidex joins CNBC Africa for more.
Most South African companies expect profits to be hit by coronavirus and the carnage the virus will bring to the economy. The degree of stress to the balance sheet however will depend on the overall industry, liquidity and management risk. Joining CNBC Africa to dissect which bottom lines will be most infected by Covid-19 is Phibion Makuwerere, Analyst at Intellidex.
Join this CNBC Africa panel as we unpack the Eskom crisis and find solutions to turn around the beleaguered SOE.
A lack of effective implementers or communicators around president Ramaphosa means that what slow positive change occurring is getting rapidly lost. Negative reforms and delays continue to glue business sentiment to the ground with load-shedding obscuring the slow progress. Peter Montalto, Head of Capital Markets Research at Intellidex joins CNBC Africa to discuss the reform narrative in South Africa.
The cabinet approval of the publication of the land reform report has sparked debate across South Africa. There are those who are keen and those who are cautious for the constitutional process that will need to take place to implement land reform. Joining CNBC Africa for this discussion is Peter Attard Montalto, Head of Capital Markets Research at Intellidex and Dr Theo de Jager the Chairperson of the Board of Directors from The Southern Africa Agri-Initiative (SAAI).
Peter Attard Montalto, Head of Capital Markets Research, Intellidex joins CNBC Africa to look at Moody’s ratings on South Africa and MPC meeting.
With Eskom CFO Calib Cassim declaring R500 million lost every month for South Africa's state owned energy utility, is there much to be saved at all? Joining CNBC Africa for a discussion on this is Peter Attard Montalto, Head, Capital Markets Research, Intellidex.
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