Newskoop Bizskoops (English Version)

Bizskoops (English Version)

Bizskoops, presented by Barry Mare, offers an inside look at local and global business developments. We bring you in-depth interviews with industry leaders and entrepreneurs, sharing their strategies and stories for success. The former President of the Economic Association of South Africa and lecturer attached to the North-West University's business school, Prof. Waldo Krugell, gives a weekly overview of the state of the economy. Stay up-to-date with Bizskoops – for a comprehensive business perspective.
Weekly English South Africa Business News · Business
46 Episodes
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Bizskoops - 30 May 2024

On the show today … Pick n Pay to close stores as it records major losses. We’ll check in with economist Professor Waldo Krugel to talk about the manufacturing sector. In international business news… Global demand for African chocolate increases. In investment-news… Shares of listed hospital groups fell. And, we’ll…
30 May 8 min

Bizskoops - 23 May 2024

On the show today … Healthcare activists claim that the National Health Insurance (NHI) could cost the government over a trillion rand. We’ll check in with economist Professor Waldo Krugel to talk about the state of the economy. In international business news… the IMF recommends that the UK cuts interest…
23 May 7 min

Bizskoops - 16 May 2024

On the show today … South Africa’s unemployment rate stands at 32-point-nine percent. We’ll check in with economist Professor Waldo Krugel to talk about central banks and interest rates. In international business news… Zimbabwe announced fines to enforce the use of its currency’s official exchange rate. In investment-news… Private sector…
16 May 10 min

Bizskoops - 09 May 2024

On the show today … Shell confirms it is leaving South Africa. We’ll check in with economist Professor Waldo Krugel to talk about the impact of loadshedding on the labour market. In international business news… Sales of iPhones have dropped in almost every market around the world. In investment-news… South…
9 May 7 min

Bizskoops - 02 May 2024

On the show today … Liquidations in South Africa have decreased We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about what the Springboks did for the economy. In international business news… Shares in Meta plunge as plans to invest in AI spooked investors. In investment-news… Demand for Krugerrands booming in…
2 May 10 min

Bizskoops - 25 April 2024

On the show today … President Ramaphosa is positive about the country's economy. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about job seeking in South Africa. In international business news… Tesla cuts prices in major markets. In investment-news… Workers have opportunities to own shares in the companies they work…
25 Apr 10 min

Bizskoops - 18 April 2024

On the show today … National Treasury extends the deadline for public comments for the Budget Facility for Infrastructure. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the current indicators. In international business news… Inflation in the United States remains stubborn In investment-news… investment specialists advise South Africans to…
18 Apr 10 min

Bizskoops - 11 April 2024

On the show today … The government and private sector must work together to create jobs. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the price of chocolates. In international business news… Head of major bank warns of rising interest rates. In investment-news… MTN's increased investment in its South…
11 Apr 9 min

Bizskoops - 04 April 2024

On the show today … President Ramaphosa welcomes progress in ending logistics problems We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about inflationary pressure. In international business news… Hapag-Lloyd has an improved view on trade for the rest of 2024. In investment-news… Old Mutual believes that South African stocks are…
4 Apr 9 min

Bizskoops - 28 March 2024

On the show today … Interest rates will remain higher for longer in South Africa We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about some positive economic aspects. In international business news… there were some key global interest rate moves. In investment-news… South African government bonds offer some of the…
28 Mar 9 min

Bizskoops - 21 March 2024

On the show today …Inflation reaches four month high. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about exchange rate speculation. In international business news… Japan's central bank has raised the cost of borrowing for the first time in 17 years. In investment-news… South Africa’s hedge funds showing good growth…
21 Mar 8 min

Bizskoops - 15 March 2024

On the show today … Economists warn that the inflation rate for February may be higher than expected. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about economic indicators. In international business news… Japan avoids technical recession. In investment-news… SA has made good progress to get the country off the…
15 Mar 9 min

Bizskoops - 07 March 2024

On the show today … GDP increased in the fourth quarter of 2023. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the dangers and costs of obesity for individuals and society. In international business news… Brazil’s economy grows by two-point-nine percent In investment-news… there is light at the end…
7 Mar 9 min

Bizskoops - 29 February 2024

On the show today …Business liquidations increased by 34-point-six percent. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about promises before the elections and policy uncertainty. In international business news… House prices in China declines again. In investment-news… Businesses not interested in investing in South Africa. And, we’ll check in…
29 Feb 9 min

Bizskoops - 22 February 2024

On the show today, we look at finance minister Enoch Godongwana's budget speech. We peered in with economist Waldo Krugel to hear what he thought of the budget speech. In international business news, Europe's largest bank, HSBC, posted a nearly 80% rise in its pre-tax profit. In investment news, Premier…
22 Feb 9 min

Bizskoops - 15 February 2024

On the show today…Mining output recovers in the fourth quarter of 2023. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the importance of universities. In international business news… Barclays will no longer provide direct funding for new oil and gas projects. In investment-news… Sasol shares plummet. And, we’ll check…
15 Feb 9 min

Bizskoops - 08 February 2024

On the show today … Trade unions welcome minimum wage increase. In international business news… The property sector poses a considerable risk to China’s economy. In investment-news… Mastercard invests in MTN fintech. And, we’ll check in with Chris Hatting from the Center for Risk Analysis to talk about corruption in…
8 Feb 10 min

Bizskoops - 01 February 2024

On the show today … South Africa's economy is expected to grow. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about the cost of crime. In international business news… Oil prices are on the rise. In investment-news… EasyEquities remains the most popular online share trading platform. And, we’ll check in…
2 Feb 10 min

Bizskoops - 25 January 2024

On the show today … Inflation eases again. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about our social economic rights. In international business news… China’s economy grew slightly last year. In investment-news…Economist advises South Africans to invest most of their wealth offshore. And, we’ll check in with Chris Hatting…
25 Jan 10 min

Bizskoops - 18 January 2024

On the show today … Loadshedding is wreaking havoc in the country's steel and engineering industry. We’ll also chat to economist Professor Waldo Krugel about how AI is changing the world of work. In international business news… Wage growth slowed again in the UK jobs market. In investment-news… Research shows…
18 Jan 9 min
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