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.

Little room to defer policy response, says Sarb

2016-06-24 11:17

The South African Reserve Bank says there is little space to defer a monetary policy response with inflation expectations already close to the top end of its target.

EXCLUSIVE: Oakbay CEO speaks out on coal and cash reports - VIDEO

Oakbay Investments CEO Nazeem Howa spoke to News24 Video journalist Erin Bates at 5pm today about reports of cash leaving the country and a special Eskom coal contract.

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Van Vuuren: Economic mismanagement takes toll – R20/dollar inevitable

2016-06-06 11:47

A researcher adds more gloom to SA's economic party, in an analysis pointing to a solid 28 months of decline in South Africa’s economic business cycle index.

Sarb committed to tame inflation, says Kganyago

2016-06-01 17:41

Maintaining low and stable inflation is the most effective way for the SA Reserve Bank to help the economy, 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 assessing strength of rand - Mminele

2016-07-01 17:59

The rand has been the best performer against the dollar and Sarb will look at the sustainability of the rally to see if it changes the inflation trajectory, says deputy governor Daniel Mminele.

Pressure grows as SA's current account gap widens

2016-06-14 10:46

The South Africa economy has taken another knock with the current account shortfall expanding in the first quarter of 2016.

Guptas cash movements under microscope - report

2016-06-12 11:43

The Guptas are allegedly under the microscope for illegally sending money out of South Africa, a report in the Sunday Times has revealed.

Investec shares dip over R3.1bn preference-share buyback

2016-06-03 06:36

Investec's shares have dropped nearly 5% in London after it raised 3.1bn, about R150.5m less then expected, by selling equity to buy back preference shares.

SA economic prospects don't look promising - Kganyago

2016-06-01 13:58

Recent shocks to growth and inflation have created a great deal of uncertainty and he can't predict the outcome of a rating review, says Sarb governor Lesetja Kganyago.

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