Here’s what’ll likely happen to your money if Pravin Gordhan is arrested

When things are self-inflicted like this; the negative consequences are longer lasting and more dire.

Lesiba Mothata

What would the economic implications of a Pravin Gordhan arrest be?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield posed this question to Lesiba Mothata, Chief Economist at Investment Solutions.

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Ratings agencies will say it’s not for an investment grade economy to behave in this manner.

Lesiba Mothata

We’ve received an olive branch from international investors.

Lesiba Mothata

We need the word from someone with authority that they back the Finance Minister.

Lesiba Mothata

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