Sarb won't be drawn into Gordhan drama

2016-08-29 19:27

The SA Reserve Bank will not respond to short term volatility triggered by news of possible charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Sarb stays on financial stability risk watch

2016-08-21 15:33

The SA Reserve Bank says it is continuously assessing adverse events that could pose a financial stability risk including a ratings downgrade.

SA's growth outlook worries Sarb

2016-08-12 18:30

The SA Reserve Bank says the moderate nature of its tightening cycle is due to concern over the country's growth outlook.

Sarb fines 5 SA banks a whopping R30m

2016-08-05 17:40

The SA Reserve Bank has slammed fines to the tune of over R30m on five banks over weaknesses in their control measures relating to money laundering or terrorism.

Growth outlook dilemma for Sarb and Treasury

2016-07-29 19:30

Sarb could resume its rate hiking cycle despite a poor growth outlook, says Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

SA Reserve Bank to focus on payment innovation

2016-07-26 20:23

The SA Reserve Bank has thrown its weight behind local payment industry innovation and development, as the industry braces for a “time of unprecedented change”.

Downgrade risk still real - analysts on 0% growth forecast

2016-07-21 21:00

The Sarb has not ruled out the potential for further interest rate tightening and analysts put the latest rates announcement in context.

No change in rates amid uncertainty

2016-07-21 15:22

In line with the consensus among economists, Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the interest rate will remain unchanged.

Probability of 10% predicted for SARB rate hike

2016-07-21 07:30

There is a probability of just 10% that the SARB will hike the repo rate, says Overberg Asset Management.

Inflation Linked Bonds – the not-so-boring alternative

2016-07-08 10:40

Unexpected inflation spikes cause havoc. One way around this is to invest in inflation linked bonds which compensate you for inflation, explains a portfolio manager


Sarb remains flexible on policy stance – Kganyago

2016-08-24 13:49

The SA Reserve Bank's policy stance remains flexible, despite headline inflation settling near the upper end of the bank's target, says Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Sarb's next rates move: Up or down?

2016-08-14 20:30

The SA Reserve Bank is attempting to keep a tight rein on market expectations, according to emerging market economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura.

R30m fine: Sarb nails 5 banks after money-laundering probe

2016-08-08 15:39

The sanctions imposed on banks over weaknesses in their controls to combat money laundering and terrorist financing show the country's banking system can't be abused, says Sarb.

SA Reserve Bank not in a hurry to cut interest rates - analyst

2016-08-04 06:50

The South African Reserve Bank expects the inflation outlook to improve, but it won't be cutting rates too quickly, says an analyst.

SA must grow by 1% every quarter in 2016 to avoid recession - Sarb

2016-07-27 12:18

SA will have to grow by around 1% for each of the three remaining quarters of the year to avoid a recession in 2016, says SA Reserve Bank deputy governor Daniel Mminele.

Chris Hattingh: Twin peaks; twin fallacies – a conservative R4.8bn yearly cost

2016-07-26 07:13

Free Market Foundation’s Chris Hattingh believes 'Twin Peaks' is more of a ‘Twin Fallacy'. A conservative cost estimate of the bill is R4.8bn per year.

Kganyago: 0% growth for SA in 2016

2016-07-21 17:29

The SA Reserve Bank's latest forecast is for 0% growth in SA in 2016 compared with 0.6% previously, says Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Economists react to rates move, growth shocker

2016-07-21 13:38

SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the Monetary Policy Committee has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 7%.

Sarb likely to hold rates same this time - Nedbank

2016-07-18 21:00

The SA Reserve Bank is expected to hold the repo rate unchanged this time, in the view of Nedbank's Corporate and Investment Banking unit.

CPI expectations can be self-fulfilling - Sarb deputy

2016-07-06 14:49

The South African Reserve Bank is concerned that rising inflation expectations can become a self-fulfilling prophecy, according to Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele.

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