WATCH: Sarb to adjust policy if weak rand spurs inflation

2015-10-08 11:45

The SA Reserve Bank is ready to adjust monetary policy if a slump in the rand filters through to the economy and fuels inflation, says Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

JSE could stage short-term rebound

2015-10-06 20:18

The catalyst for a short-term rebound in the JSE appears to be in place, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.

What a difference two months made to Sarb - expert

2015-09-23 20:30

What a difference two months have made since the last SA Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Committee meeting, says an expert.

Sarb repo rate move the calm before the storm - as it happened

2015-09-23 14:20

The repo rate will remain unchanged at 6%, says SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago.

CPI remains level at 4.6% ahead of rates decision

2015-09-23 10:30

The consumer price index, which measures the country's inflation rate, has remained level at 4.6% in August month-on-month, according to Statistics SA.

Market bets on 61% chance of rates hike

2015-09-22 18:00

The forward rate agreement market is pricing in a 61% probability of a 25 basis point interest rate hike, says Overberg Asset Management.

Cees Bruggemans: Will history repeat itself? Rand skids, hikes rates

2015-09-10 07:10

If the rand is truly on the skids again, there are consequences to dwell on, says Cees Bruggemans, who likens the current situation to the 2000-2001 rand crisis.

Cees Bruggemans – How low can the rand go? Half fair value? R20 to $?

2015-09-08 15:14

Cees Bruggemans presents his take on the situation around SA's embattled currency, and looks at the question of whether the rand has yet to reach rock bottom.

Message to SARB from Rudyard Kipling – If you can keep your head…

2015-08-25 16:11

With the Rand touching a record fresh low, Alec Hogg says this is not the time to panic.

Rand plunge creates inflation fear factor for Sarb

2015-08-24 13:23

The SA Reserve Bank will be keeping a careful eye on the rand, while analysts speculate on a further interest rate hike following the currency's dramatic plunge.


Tito Mboweni: Sarb in policy 'bind'

2015-10-07 21:15

The South African Reserve Bank is in a policy 'bind' and will need to raise interest rates despite a slowing economy, says a former central bank governor.

Rand exposed on US equity decline

2015-09-29 20:35

As one of the most liquid emerging market currencies the rand is especially exposed should US equity market decline, says Overberg Asset Management.

Sarb keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%

2015-09-23 15:29

The repo rate will remain unchanged at 6%, says SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago.

SA growth won't reach 2% in 2015 or 2016 - Moody’s

2015-09-23 14:12

Moody’s says South Africa’s rating outlook remains stable, which it says reflects SA policymakers' commitment to containing increases in government deficits and debt.

Why Sarb might leave repo rates alone

2015-09-23 07:58

A slowdown in August’s inflation figures could be exactly what the doctor ordered, as Sarb announces its repo rates decision today.

Why SA rates may stay on hold

2015-09-22 06:54

The SA Reserve Bank is likely to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6% when its Monetary Policy Committee meets this week, experts say.

African Bank forecasts return to profit by 2017

2015-09-09 14:23

African Bank, the unsecured lender that collapsed last year amid record losses, says the business created out of the bank’s viable assets will make a profit in 2017.

Further rand weakness not all bad - Sarb governor

2015-09-06 13:03

A further fall in the rand is not necessarily a bad thing and it should be allowed to play its role as a shock absorber, says Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Sarb may step in to stem rand's fall

2015-08-25 07:31

The South African Reserve Bank says it may consider becoming involved in foreign exchange markets to ensure orderly price action.

US Fed, not CPI to impact Sarb rate decision

2015-08-19 19:15

The tight timing between the US Federal Open Market Committee and Sarb’s Monetary Policy Committee meetings in September could impact the next Sarb rate decision.

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