Steven Friedman: SARB row points to dangerous levels of intolerance

2017-06-23 07:29

A financial system that is sure to collapse if the central bank cares about people’s well-being goes against democratic principle, writes Steven Friedman.

Parliament to seek court order to set aside Public Protector action

2017-06-22 21:19

Parliament has joined Absa and the SA Reserve Bank in heading to court to get Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial action set aside, as they believe it is unlawful.

REVEALED: Public Protector punted ‘must read book’ by anti-Reserve Bank activist

2017-06-21 12:36

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane punted a ‘must read book’ by a South African anti-Reserve Bank activist on social media while she was investigating the Bankorp bailout.

READ: Public Protector report into Bankorp funds

2017-06-21 07:42

Read the final report by the Public Protector, titled Alleged failure to recover misappropriated funds.

Investors on high alert after Public Protector bombshell

2017-06-20 21:15

Recent statements by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane will not be taken lightly by markets and investors, warns an economist.

Tito Mboweni warns Public Protector not to interfere with SARB

2017-06-20 17:22

Former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni has warned Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane not to interfere in the independence of the bank.

S&P warns of more downgrades over proposed changes to SARB mandate

2017-06-20 14:15

S&P Global warns that South Africa’s credit rating could be downgraded further if government takes up the recommendation to change the Constitutional mandate of the Reserve Bank.

Vavi's Saftu calls for nationalisation of SARB

2017-06-20 12:48

Following the release of the Public Protector’s CIEX report, Zwelinzima Vavi’s new trade federation is calling for the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank.

SARB seeks urgent court review to set aside Public Protector’s ‘unlawful’ action

2017-06-20 08:59

The SA Reserve Bank says Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s remedial action to change the Constitution regarding its mandate to protect the value of the rand “falls outside her powers and is unlawful”.

Governor strikes back: SARB has duty to protect rand

2017-06-19 22:05

The South African Reserve Bank has a “constitutional mandate ... to protect the value of the currency in the interests of balanced and sustainable growth”, says governor Lesetja Kganyago.


SARB isn't crippling growth in SA - economist

2017-06-23 05:30

The SA Reserve Bank should be regarded as an enabler for South Africa to successfully meet its growth and transformation challenges, says economist Kenneth Creamer.

Public Protector: I didn't snub ex-Sarb governor

2017-06-21 15:57

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has disputed a claim by Absa that she ignored testimony from former SA Reserve Bank governor Dr Chris Stals.

WATCH: Gigaba speaks out on Public Protector report

2017-06-21 07:58

SA should protect the independence of the Reserve Bank and must evaluate what effect the recommendations of the Public Protector to alter its mandate will have on the institution, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Absa to approach high court to have Public Protector’s report set aside

2017-06-21 07:30

Absa and Barclays Africa have decided to approach the high court to have Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report into Bankorp reviewed and set aside.

ANC rejects Public Protector's call to change Constitution

2017-06-20 18:51

The ANC accused Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane of overstepping her powers after she called for a change in the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank.

Don't mess with SARB's independence - Duarte

2017-06-20 15:54

ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has warned against meddling with the independence of the South African Reserve Bank.

SARB - The big conundrum

2017-06-20 13:02

South Africa’s monetary policy is facing a conundrum having to deal with a technical recession and ratings downgrades, says Tshwane City Councillor Jordan Griffiths.

Current account deficit widens to 2.1%

2017-06-20 10:00

South Africa’s current account deficit widened to 2.1% of GDP for the first quarter of 2017, says the South African Reserve Bank.

Nhlanhla Nene defends Reserve Bank as a shining star in SA

2017-06-20 07:05

The independence of the SA Reserve Bank is one of the strengths of the country’s financial system, former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene told Fin24.

SA's crisis of confidence and the policy response

2017-06-19 22:00

An address by Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, at the CEEF Africa Annual Banquet in celebration of 21 years of leadership investment.

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