Financial Services Strategy
SA needs new ideas for fiscal stimulus and financial support through the second wave and beyond.
Intellidex chair, Dr Stuart Theobald, assesses South Africa's performance over the last year and looks forward to the challenges of 2021
A lot of misdirected conclusions have been drawn from the court judgment on the public sector wage bill
The lack of evidence-based thinking has also been prevalent in the economic response to the pandemic. Ultimately, evidence-based policy must be a culture more than a set of rules.
The government should just get on with the business of dealing decisively with energy policy, show some leadership and cut the stalling.
Ramaphosa could use the conference this week to shift emphasis away from public projects.
Why lenders and borrowers have given the government’s bank guarantee loan scheme the cold shoulder.
The launch of the recovery plan by the president is a seminal moment which will define the path to economic doom or recovery.
Covid-19 has caused what statisticians call a regime change, because the underlying conditions that generate the data fundamentally changed during the lockdown.
Scant insight into how government’s decision-making works is a problem that infects business and investor confidence.
How is the sorry saga of SAA going to end?
Companies must now expense the losses they expect to make as soon as their expectations change
SA’s wheels will just spin in the mud if it produces plans without specifics such as costs, responsibilities and timelines
Intellidex is a leading research and consulting firm that specialises in capital markets and financial services in Africa.