Gordhan stays mum on Oakbay banks case

2017-03-24 16:15

The Gordhan/Oakbay court battle will commence next week, but Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan would not weigh in on the matter.

Banks close accounts as last resort - SARB's Naidoo

2017-03-22 12:12

It is not the intent of banking legislation to close the bank accounts of individuals and businesses, says Reserve Bank deputy governor Kuben Naidoo.

BMF: State must dismantle bank ownership concentration - as it happened

2017-03-22 09:49

The Black Management Forum wants a judicial inquiry into the banking sector, it has told a hearing in Parliament.

Panama Papers: Nearly 2000 South Africans identified

2017-03-15 11:54

Altogether 1 917 cases involving South African residents have been identified in the Panama Papers scandal, the South African Revenue Service has told MPs.

Over 149 000 Reserve Bank shares available for purchase

2017-03-02 11:16

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that 149 200 of the bank’s shares are available for the public to purchase.

Business Leadership SA supports banks investigtion

2017-02-17 19:28

South Africa is founded on a free-floating currency and cannot be compromised by interference in the market, says Business Leadership SA, following banking collusion claims.

Cabinet reshuffle risks damaging SA's fiscal discipline

2017-01-31 19:31

A change in finance minister will not only be bad news for the rand but it could also jeopardise the country’s fiscal discipline, warns Overberg Asset Management.

SA Reserve Bank’s historical lifeboat to Bankorp – does it actually mean anything?

2017-01-25 17:19

Bankorp's lifeboat from Sarb has no practical significance save for political outrage and there’s zero cause for Absa to pay back anything, says an analyst. He explains why.

Sarb is at the peak in rate cycle - asset manager

2017-01-24 20:45

Despite an improving outlook for the global economy the SA Reserve Bank is near the peak in the interest rate cycle, says Overberg Asset Management.

Lesetja Kganyago: Why SARB loves blockchain, what we’re doing to promote it

2017-01-24 10:13

Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago is enthusiastic about blockchain technology, and says the public protector's Absa report contains easily rectifiable factual errors.


Bets are on first SA rate cut in more than four years

2017-03-22 14:52

Traders are adding to bets on the first rate cut in more than four years after data showed the current-account deficit narrowed and consumer inflation slowed for a second month.

Why fewer large banks are good (and bad) for SA - SARB

2017-03-22 10:42

There are particular advantages to having a small number of large banks, such as in South Africa, says the South African Reserve Bank deputy governor.

Kganyago: Too soon to call rate-hike cycle end

2017-03-17 19:20

It’s too early to make the call as to whether South Africa is still on the tightening cycle or not, says South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Why the SARB should be nationalised - analyst

2017-03-03 21:15

Given that Reserve Bank shares do not serve a profit making objective, Wits Professor Christopher Malikane argues that it should be nationalised.

Rand likely to maintain strengthening bias

2017-02-21 19:50

The appreciation in the rand over the past year has eased inflationary pressures, according to Overberg Asset Management.

SA economic outlook set to improve

2017-02-07 17:46

Encouraging data from the South African Reserve Bank indicate an expected upturn in the economy in 2017, says Overberg Asset Management.

Globalisation facing growing pushback - deputy Sarb governor

2017-01-27 20:01

The pushback against globalisation means an increasing number of voters believe there is not much to gain from the current system, says deputy Sarb governor Daniel Mminele.

Interest rates - where to from here?

2017-01-25 06:31

A number of experts provide their views on what the SA Reserve Bank might do with interest rates in the future.

Kganyago: Sarb not under fire for old Absa deal

2017-01-24 18:34

The SA Reserve Bank does not feel under fire and will not be commenting on the leaked preliminary report by the Public Protector that recommends Absa pays back R2.25bn.

Absa should pay back R10bn, says Manyi

2017-01-22 11:09

Progressive Professionals Forum head Mzwanele Manyi says the PPF's estimates are that Absa needs to pay back R10bn and they hope the full list of those implicated will be brought to book.

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