Shuttleworth charge was not a tax, court hears

2015-03-04 06:14

The exchange control charge imposed on Mark Shuttleworth formed part of a regulatory environment and was not a tax, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Sarb responsible for Shuttleworth payment - minister

2015-03-03 18:00

The Sarb was responsible for repaying the exit levy imposed on billionaire Mark Shuttleworth when he took his capital out of SA, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Sarb, Shuttleworth row before ConCourt

2015-03-02 13:08

The Constitutional Court will hear the SA Reserve Bank's application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth.

R10m fine: Deutsche Bank working with Sarb

2015-02-22 14:11

Deutsche Bank says it has fully co-operated with the SA Reserve Bank after a branch in Johannesburg was slammed with a R10m fine.

Kganyago: Workers, investors should share gains

2015-02-18 14:50

There should be an equitable sharing of productivity gains between workers and investors, says SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago.

SA's net reserves dip in January

2015-02-06 09:56

South Africa's net gold and foreign exchange reserves have dipped in January compared to December, data from the SA Reserve Bank show.

Interest rate cut likely postponed - economist

2015-01-26 21:00

Despite the low oil price, the SA Reserve Bank will most likely not cut the interest rate at its upcoming MPC meeting, according to an economist.

Interest rate cut could be looming

2015-01-19 14:38

South African interest-rate derivatives are starting to predict a Sarb interest-rate cut as the slump in oil drives inflation to the lowest in a year.

IMF urges SA to keep inflation in check

2014-12-11 08:42

Falling oil prices and cuts in stubborn government deficits are giving the Reserve Bank room to be accommodative, but it must remain vigilant on inflation, says the IMF.

Spending growth quickens, deficit narrows

2014-12-08 10:30

While spending in South Africa has expanded, the deficit on the country's current account has narrowed in the third quarter.


Judgment reserved in Shuttleworth case

2015-03-03 21:15

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the Reserve Bank application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire Mark Shuttleworth.

Court hears who had to make Shuttleworth call

2015-03-03 12:53

The decision whether to reverse an exit charge on Mark Shuttleworth's capital transfer out of SA should not have rested with the Reserve Bank, the Constitutional Court has heard.

SA growth the calm before the storm - expert

2015-02-25 06:00

Although SA's latest growth data look better than expected, this might just be the calm before the storm, warns an emerging markets economist.

Reserve Bank 'not populated by inflation nutters'

2015-02-18 17:09

SA monetary policy is still accommodative, although it is constrained by inflation remaining close to or above the target band, says Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Cees Bruggemans on SA interest rate prospects

2015-02-10 10:27

Sarb has been severe and hawkish enough to make it sink in that the bar is set very high for any interest rate cuts this year.

Steady rates ‘wrong choice’ for heavily indebted

2015-01-29 16:29

For over-indebted consumers, as well as for business and commerce, the MPC's decision not to lower interest rates was the wrong choice, says an expert.

Interest rates likely unchanged - expert

2015-01-19 19:34

The key question is whether new Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago can maintain his stance that SA is in a rate hiking cycle, says an economist.

SA's net reserves lower in December

2015-01-08 10:41

South Africa's net gold and foreign exchange reserves have fallen in December compared to November, data from the SA Reserve Bank shows.

Metal sector strike cost SA growth - Sarb

2014-12-08 20:36

The month-long strike in the metal sector has knocked back the third-quarter growth rate of the economy, says the South African Reserve Bank.

SA in policy tightening cycle: Kganyago

2014-12-05 13:53

Falling oil and food prices have served to improve the inflation outlook, but Sarb remains in a gradual policy tightening cycle, governor Lesetja Kganyago says.

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