Producer inflation rises to 4.2%

2015-11-26 12:42

Prices at the factory gate have shot up in October, mostly because of higher costs for food, alcohol and tobacco products.

October inflation rate went up, says expert

2015-11-18 07:45

The Inflation Factory’s real time CPI Index stood at 116.7 at the end of October, implying year-on-year inflation of 4.9% and month-on-month inflation of 0.5%.

Nene will focus on debt as inflation levels out

2015-10-20 17:16

South Africa’s inflation has been relatively stable in 2015, says an expert ahead of the release of consumer inflation data by Stats SA.

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.

June's CPI inflation rate up to 4.7% - Stats SA

2015-07-22 10:06

The headline CPI annual inflation rate in June 2015 was 4.7%, Stats SA has announced.

Public wages, CPI to impact Sarb rates call

2015-05-21 14:40

April inflation surprised to the downside and the public sector wage round settlement was below the "warning zone" of Sarb, says an expert.

Petrol hikes hit inflation hard

2015-05-20 10:48

In line with an earlier prediction, South Africa’s inflation rate has increased to 4.5%, according to Statistics SA.

SARB won't raise rates over temporary inflation breach

2015-05-14 10:30

Inflation will need to rise above target range over a longer period before raising interest rates is considered, says Sarb Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

CPI to drop to 4.4% due to petrol price decrease

2015-02-18 06:21

The CPI has slowed significantly to 4.4% y-o-y in January 2015 largely as a result of the petrol price decreases, says Fin24’s inflation expert ahead of the Stats SA report.

Petrol and food prices drive CPI down to 5.3%

2015-01-21 10:27

Stats SA has confirmed that the consumer price inflation has dropped to 5.3% in December 2014 from 5.8% in November 2014.


Economists split on rates call

2015-11-19 07:58

The SA Reserve Bank will probably raise interest rates in anticipation of a likely US interest rate lift-off in December, economists say.

Brian Kantor: SARB must ignore inflation expectations, can’t influence Rand

2015-11-04 16:21

Investec economist Brian Kantor looks at inflationary expectations in South Africa and argues why they should be ignored by monetary policy.

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.

SA world's 2nd most economically unequal country

2015-08-18 09:54

The massive difference in wealth between the ‘rich’ and ‘poor’ has a major effect on the different products these groups buy, says an inflation analyst.

CPI could hit 6% by 2016 - inflation expert

2015-07-22 07:47

The Consumer Price Index will likely increase to 4.7% in June 2015 and will likely breach 6% by January 2016, according to The Inflation Factory.

Public wages, CPI to impact Sarb rates call

2015-05-21 14:22

April inflation surprised to the downside and the public sector wage round settlement was below the "warning zone" of Sarb, says an expert.

Petrol price keeps fuelling inflation, says expert

2015-05-20 07:10

South Africa’s inflation rate is set to increase to 4.5% as a continued result of petrol hikes, says an inflation expert ahead of Stats SA's official results.

CPI up after six months of decreases

2015-04-22 10:10

The consumer price index has risen to 4% year-on-year, ending six months of consecutive decreases, Statistics SA has announced.

Namibia's CPI slows in January

2015-02-12 11:35

Namibia's consumer inflation has slowed slightly year-on-year in January, says the statistics office.

Consumer price inflation set to drop

2015-01-21 07:00

The CPI was set to slow to 5.3% year-on-year in December from 5.8% in November, according to Fin24 inflation expert Riyadh Bhyat.

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