Why Treasury’s ‘surprise’ document on South Africa’s economy is a big deal

Posted in: Intellidex in the media on August 29, 2019

The language of Treasury’s economic paper is frank, hard hitting and exudes a can-do attitude by simply asking how SA can achieve faster growth, says Peter Attard Montalto, head of capital markets research at Intellidex. Featured in Business Tech

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