Markets to scrutinise how Treasury will juggle figures in 'emergency' budget

21 June 2020 - 00:04 By HILARY JOFFE

Markets will be watching closely to see how far the economy is expected to fall and how high the deficit and public debt projections will climb when finance minister Tito Mboweni tables his "emergency" budget on Wednesday...

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