Zuma Takes S. Africa Economy to Brink as Credit Risks Rise

  • Shock cabinet change comes within week of rating downgrade
  • Economy hit by slump in metal prices, power constraints

Rand Plunges After Zuma Fires Finance Minister

South African President Jacob Zuma took the economy closer to the brink of a junk credit rating after firing his finance minister in a move investors say may undermine fiscal credibility.

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