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Analysis: Much is riding on Manuel's mini budget

By Staff Writer
Analysis: Much is riding on Manuel's mini budget

By Ethel Hazelhurst
From Business Report

Much is riding on finance minister Trevor Manuel's medium-term budget policy statement, due on October 21. For the first time since the medium-term budget was introduced in 1997, financial markets are uncertain what to expect.

Justmoney.co.za says:

Risk gets priced in early in South Africa, this shows in the market reaction to this weeks political developments. But the real teller will be the mini-budget. Regardless of what happens though, have you conducted a financial healthcheck? Have you worked out your own budget? Do you need debt consolidation or management?

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