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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.




SA’s currency battered amid global melt down. Other People’s Money - Rachel Kolisi, co-founder of Kolisi Foundation

John Cairns, Global Markets Strategist at Rand Merchant Bank discusses the weakness of the rand as UK financial markets go through a melt down. Philip Saunders, Co-Head of Multi-Asset Growth at Ninety One explains what is behind the UK’s financial crisis Wandile Sihlobo, Agricultural Economist at Agricutural Business Chamber says interventions are needed to help SA farmers and agribusinesses battling higher costs Rachel Kolisi, co-founder of Kolisi Foundation talks about her...


Sovereign Africa Ratings issues its first credit rating report on South Africa

Dr Sifiso Falala, founder of Sovereign Africa Ratings on why they created their own rating agency and the methodologies they used to put South Africa on investment grade. In the Money Show explainer, we looked at whether an employer can force its employees to register to vote as a requirement for a job. Crystal Birch milliner & stylist talks about the inspiration behind her avant-garde hats in our Friday File feature. See for privacy information.

The SARB increases interest rates as it tries to cool down heated inflation

Gina Schoeman, economist at CitiBank looks at the central bank’s move to rein on inflation and the consequences it has on ordinary citizens. Duncan McLeod, founder and editor at Techcentral on Blue Label — Cell C’s largest shareholder— finalising the recapitalisation with the mobile network. Warren Ingram, personal financial advisor and executive director at Galileo Capital explains whether you should restructure your portfolio when you retire See for privacy...


Why the Fed's fight against inflation could have devastating implications for Southern Africa

Sanisha Packirisamy, economist at Momentum Investments explains what the Fed’s work to tame inflation will mean for the dollar and other currencies. Better & Brighter, a company by a group of Cape Town kids, talk about their product, Vocabulary Word Pack, which helps their peers improve their lexicon. Fred Swaniker, founder at African Leadership University is our shapeshifter for the week. He spoke about how their university is shaping the minds of future African leaders. See...


SA's silent economic costs due to prolonged power outages. And a sweet goodbye to our advertising expert, Andy Rice

Dr Iraj Abedian, CEO at Pan-African Investments and Research Services looks at how the continuous power cuts are negatively reverberating throughout the economy. Mark Barnes, investment banker and former CEO of SA’s Post Office on his letter to the president, detailing factors that can unstack the economy. Gary Booysen, director at Rand Swiss Investment School explained how you can deal with receiving a lump sum of money at one go. See for privacy information.


Rand hits R17.70/$ as SA suffers Stage 6 load shedding

Nolan Wapenaar, co-chief investment officer at Anchor Capital looks at how the recent power cuts have affected the currency. Meanwhile, Chris Yelland energy analyst on how private businesses plugging their available renewable energy to the national grid will help Eskom. Tracey Gilmore, COO at The Clothing Bank on the organisation rebranding and changing its name to Taking Care of Businesses in order to represent their current offerings. Then, Andile Mazwai, chairperson of Alex Forbes...


Does Eskom need World Bank’s financing for the greening old Komati power station?

Hilary Joffe, Columnist and editor-at-large at Business Day analyses the need for the World Bank’s financing for greening of Eskom’s old Komati power station. She also discusses the impact of that. Grant Pattison, Managing Director Africa at Heliogen on The Money Show Explainer goes through the math around electricity tariff increases and impact on consumers. See for privacy information.


This is how FirstRand managed pay R26.2bn in dividends - a 78% jump - its highest in history.

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Is Eskom in the dark about recent power woes? Is there light at the end of the tunnel? Shapeshifter - Val Nichas, CEO of Spur Corporation

Prof Samson Mamphweli, Director of Centre for Renewable Energy: Stellenbosch University at Stellenbosch University discusses the fate of Eskom as the power utility extends rolling power outages around the country. Estienne de Klerk, CEO at Growthpoint Properties South Africa takes Bruce Whitfield through the company’s financial results. V&A Waterfront co-owner, Growthpoint sweetens its dividend and pre-pandemic levels. Share activists, Just Share say business lobby group, Busa is utterly...


How to rid SA of its corruption stench

Renowned professor, Philip Nichols who specialises in corruption and emerging economies explains how South Africa can rid itself off graft that is entranced throughout the whole society. Johan van Zyl, co-CEO at African Rainbow Capital on their annual financial results - and whether their still acquiring Telkom. Ralph Speirs, head of the investment challenge portfolio at JSE explains how you can lay good investment skills foundation for your children. See for...


IDC Results : funding approvals up by 146%, with disbursements registering 14% growth to R7.2bn

TP Nchocho, chief executive officer of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa on how they have managed to double their funding approvals. Richard Spoor, public interest lawyer, helps to answer who will be liable for the mine wall collapse in Jagersfontein, which left hundreds of people homeless and injured. Then Gcina Mhlope, activist, storyteller and author talks about her career as well as relationship with her money. See for privacy...


Department of Trade, Industry and Competition stabs consumers with huge tyre levy hike

Gavin Kelly, chief executive officer at Road Freight Association on why they are against the anti-dumping protection levies on the importation of tyres into South Africa. On The Money Show Explainer, Kevin Lings chief economist at Stanlib on why local companies doing well while the economy is lagging? For Friday, Roxanne Ferreira owner of Arrange Studio talks about the inspiration behind the Paradise Light. See for privacy information.


SA's current account in deficit, due to higher dividends paid by companies with a direct investment relationship

Miyelani Maluleke, senior economist at Absa, explains whether the country’s current account deficit is something of concern. Abigail Mukhuba, CFO at Sanlam on their headline earnings slipping by 8% to R3.84 billion in its year to end-June due to an increase in claims. Then on personal finance, Warren Ingram, financial advisor and executive director at Galileo Capital discussed Golden Visas, and if they are worth the money. See for privacy information.


Discovery Holdings earnings jumped 74% to R5.2 billion and gains markets share

Adrian Gore, founder & group chief executive officer at Discovery Limited takes Bruce Whitfield through their financial results. Noel Doyle, CEO at Tiger Brands on recalling Purity Essentials Baby Powder due to levels of asbestos. Sello Hatang, CEO at Nelson Mandela Foundation is The Money Show’s shapeshifter - he spoke about the work that the organisation does. See for privacy information.


Shoprite Holdings pays record R3.5 billion in dividends

Pieter Engelbrecht, CEO at Shoprite chats to Bruce Whitfield about their financial results and how the retailer is continuously improving their game to give customers a good experience. Thanda Sithole, senior economist at FNB on how the KZN floods and prolonged power outages caused the second quarter of GDP to shrink. Then in Investment School, Magda Wierzycka, CEO at Sygnia Group explains how you can use your tax-free savings account for your retirement portfolio. See...


Bidvest full year profit jumped by 23% and revenue climb 13%

Mpumi Madisa CEO at Bidvest analyses their stellar financial results. Stefano Marani, CEO at Renergen on how the company's gas plant will help drive up the transition towards clean energy and open competition in the sector. Then Layton Beard, spokesperson at Automobile Association talks about his career as well as his relationship with money See for privacy information.


Friday File: The business of selling antiques with Millers Antiques

Guest: Carmit Bamberger | Owner of Milliers Antiques See for privacy information.


Market Commentary

Guest: Gary McNamara | From Sanlam Private Wealth See for privacy information.


Rainbow Chicken calls for the immediate imposition of anti-dumping duties on chicken portions

Marthinus Stander, Rainbow Chicken's managing director explains for what reason they want the government to reimpose duties on chicken portions — and why they believe it's not relieving consumers. Prof John Stremlau, professor of international Relations at Wits University on The Money Show Explainer looks into the US & SA relations — and what the invitation to President Cyril Ramaphosa by the US' head of state, Joe Biden to the White House means for South Africa. Then for Friday File,...


The Money Show Explainer: US & SA Relations - What Biden's invitation to the White House mean for South Africa?

Guest: Prof John Stremlau | Professor of international relations at Wits University See for privacy information.