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An archive of each full weekday episode of the award-winning program presented by Bruce Whitfield.

An archive of each full weekday episode of the award-winning program presented by Bruce Whitfield.


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An archive of each full weekday episode of the award-winning program presented by Bruce Whitfield.




Absa's PMI declines in June, indicating a worrying deterioration in demand and activity in the manufacturing sector

Lisette IJssel de Schepper, senior economist at Bureau for Economic Research looks at factors that negatively weighed down on the Absa Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) —- and what the overall impact on the economy will be. For The Money Show Explainer, Terry Bell, labour analyst looks at the state of unions in South Africa, and how much power do they still have. For Friday File, Dino Constantino, director of operations and partner of the Marble Group spoke to us about their recent convenient...


Growthpoint running out of diesel for generators in load-shedding crisis

Paul Kollenberg, head of asset management at Growthpoint Properties on their struggle with diesel as loadshedding persist. John Dludlu, CEO at Small Business Institute on how small business owners are battered black and blue by pro-longed loadshedding. Warren Ingram, personal financial advisor and executive director at Galileo Capital on why you should not gamble with your investments and go with a strategy that works. See for privacy information.


Companies that enabled state capture should pay reparations

Dr Iraj Abedian, CEO at Pan-African Investments and Research Services explains how companies that participated in State Capture can account. Mamello Matikinca-Ngwenya, FNB chief economist on the consumer confidence index plunging to record-lows. Terence Sibiya, group managing executive for Nedbank Africa Region is the shapeshifter for the week. See for privacy information.


The dark dire effects of stage 6 loadshedding on the ailing economy

Experts discuss the latest round of loadshedding and how it will affect South Africa’s growth prospects. Hlelo Giyose, CEO at First Avenue Investment Management on why viable SOEs need to be listed on the JSE to facilitate economic growth. On Investment School, Kokkie Kooyman executive director & portfolio manager at Denker Capital explains investing in times of uncertainty. See for privacy information.


Takealot poised to compete with new players in the growing e-commerce market

Duncan McLeod, founder and editor at TechCentral analyses Takealot’s financial performance — and if it can compete with new entrants in the e-commerce market such as Amazon. Toby Shapshak, chief at Stuff Studios discusses the history of the various charging cables. Songezo Zibi, former Business Day editor and author talks about his illustrious career and relationship with money See for privacy information.


Eskom granted interdict to stop illegal strike and the country heads into stage loadshedding

André de Ruyter, Group CEO at Eskom gives an update on their court case with its workers and loadshedding. On The Money Show Explainer, Jannie Rossouw, visiting professor at the Wits Business School discusses why sanctions are not working in Russia. For Friday, Daniel Nel, sixth generation distiller at Boplaas took Motheo through the alchemy of making brandy. See for privacy information.


Eskom selected 18 companies to lease land to develop renewable energy projects.

Chris Yelland, energy analyst and MD at EE Business Intelligence looks at Eskom’s efforts to boost the national grid by plugging in more renewable energy. Anthony Leeming, CEO at Sun International Group on how the drop of Covid-19 restrictions could help the tourism industry. On personal finance, Kim Potgieter, certified financial planner and author of Midlife Money Makeover looked at whether you are sacrificing your financial wellbeing with the habit of supporting your adult children See...


SA’s inflation breach SARB’s target range for the first time in five years- What this means for SA’s consumers

Kevin Lings, chief economist at Stanlib analysis the effect of the consumer inflation breaching the SA Reserve Bank’s target range (3%-6%) for the first time in five years. It is at 6.5% Does this mean the central bank will increase interest rate by 0.5% in the next MPC meeting? Daniel Silke, Director at Political Futures Consultant on the final state capturer. Shapeshifter - Namritha Sivsanker, CEO and Founder of Hope SA foundation See for privacy information.


SA's shipping companies are suffering from severe congestion and equipment shortages.

Clifford Blackburn, CEO at TSI Central Station on the problems that shipping companies are facing. Rosemary Anderson, national chairperson at Fedhasa, is urging the NEC to quickly adopt relaxed Covid-19 rules recommended by the government. Gary Booysen, director at Rand Swiss discusses investing in commodities the right way in our investment school feature. See for privacy information.


The changing relationship between landlords and restaurant owners

Grace Harding, CEO of Ocean Basket on the unfair relationship between landlords and tenant. Hylton Kallner, CEO at Discovery Bank discusses their partnership with SAA. On Other People’s Money, special investigating Unit spokesperson, Kaizer Kganyago on his relationship with money. See for privacy information.


Local collector car investment market following international boom trend

Kevin Derrick, Co-founder of Creative Rides discusses the growth of collector car investment market. Carmen Nel, Economist and Macro Strategist at Matrix Fund Managers explains the works of ratings agencies and their importance to the economy. See for privacy information.


The ripple effects of 0.75% interest rate hike on emerging markets like SA

Isaah Mhlanga, Chief Economist at Alexander Forbes analyses the ripple effects of high interest rates on emerging markets following hike by US and European central bankers. Warren Ingram, Personal Financial Advisor and Executive Director at Galileo Capital share tips on how to give your children a head start, teach them about money. See for privacy information.


US inflation data likely push Fed to consider 75 basis-point hike

Prof Adrian Saville, investment specialist at Genera Capital on the central bank of America's fight against inflation. South African businessman, Sir Bradely Fried and chair at Bank of England on being knighted by the Queen. Brewmaster, Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela entrepreneur and founder of Tolokazi Premium Beer & Cider is our shapeshifter of the week. See for privacy information.


Why did Telkom’s annual revenue took a dive. And David Shapiro on recession proofing investment portfolio.

Serame Taukobong, Telkom’s CEO takes Bruce Whitfield through the company’s full year financial results explains why the group’s revenue fell by 1.1% to R42.8 billion. Anthony Thünstrom, TFG’s CEO discusses how the fashion retailer will expands its local manufacturing facilities footprint. David Shapiro, Veteran Stockbroker and Deputy Chairman at Sasfin on the Investment School feature shares tips on recession proofing an investment portfolio. See for privacy...


Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago weighs in on inflation concerns

The governor of the central bank Lesetja Kganyago on South Africa’s ailing economy and their inflation targeting policy. Matete Thulare, head of FX Execution at RMB on the rand weakening against the dollar as data showed that US inflation quickened in May. Prof. Mcebisi Ndletyana, politics lecturer at the University Of Johannesburg talks about his relationship with money See for privacy information.


Another South African airline goes out of business. What does it mean for travellers?

Linden Birns, managing director at Plane Talking analyses the state of South African commercial airlines —- and what happens now that there are fewer airlines in the air. For Friday File, Elsa Vogts, museologist at Babylonstoren discusses their wine museum, 'The Story of Wine' in Franschhoek, in the Western Cape. See for privacy information.


SA’s President suspends Public Protector, Adv Busi Mkhwebane

Prof Mcebisi Ndletyana, political science professor at University of Johannesburg analysis the reasons behind the suspension of the public protector. Chris Christodoulou, managing partner at Christodoulou & Mavrikis attorney looks at whether airlines can successfully complete a business rescue process after Comair was grounded. Warren Ingram, personal financial advisor and executive director at Galileo Capital looks at working backwards to reach financial freedom. See


Spar records an increased in turnover by 7.7% to R43.8 billion & plans to expand its promotional calendar in order to attract cash strapped consumers

Guest: Brett Botten, CEO at Spar Group talks about their financial results and how they are using their in-store promotions to aid consumers that are struggling financially. Anna Olivier, co-owner of Umatie on how they are changing perceptions around the sale of baby food. Then Nolo Thobejane, head of sub-Saharan Africa, at KFC Africa is our shapeshifter for the week. See for privacy information.


South Africa's economy returns to pre-pandemic levels as it grows by 1.9% in Q1 of 2022

Prof Adrian Saville, investment specialist at Genera Capital scrutinises the growth of the country’s economy for the first quarter of 2022 — and whether you should be celebrating. Karyn Maughan legal journalist at News 24 looks at what more needs to be done before the Gupta brothers face justice. Debra Slabber, portfolio specialist at Morningstar Investment Management SA explains how you can protect your portfolio against market volatility. See for privacy information.


Did president Cyril Ramaphosa break the law?

Experts look at whether President Cyril Ramaphosa was in the wrong after it is alleged that he failed to report a burglary at his farm in Limpopo, where about $4 million was stolen. Leon Claassen, rating Afrika analyst zooms into the dire financial state of South Africa’s municipalities. On Other People’s Money, David Tlale Fashion Designer speaks about making beautiful clothes and his relationship with money. See for privacy information.