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Inflation falls for third month in a row

2017-07-19 10:17

Inflation decreased for the third month in a row in June, with the consumer price index falling to 5.1% after a drop to 5.4% in May, says Statistics SA.

CPI: No hard and fast rule for rate cut

2017-06-21 18:28

The latest inflation figures have resulted in mixed views by economists on the likelihood of a rate cut in future.

Slowdown in US consumer inflation may sow Fed doubt on prices

2017-06-14 14:50

A greater-than-expected deceleration in US consumer-price inflation in May could give some pause to Federal Reserve officials as they consider further rate hikes.

CPI, Zuma rumours push rand under R13/$

2017-05-24 12:11

Following reports that the ANC NEC wants to remove Jacob Zuma, the rand strengthened to R12.98/$.

Consumer inflation breather - for now

2017-04-19 10:13

The annual consumer price inflation eased to 6.1% in March from 6.3% the month before, Statistics South Africa has announced.

Rand cheers narrow deficit, easing CPI

2017-03-22 16:49

The rand hit 20-month lows following a boost from a narrow current account deficit and lower consumer price inflation.

October inflation accelerates to 6.4%

2016-11-23 10:46

South Africa's annual consumer price index accelerated to 6.4% in October 2016, according to Statistics South Africa.

August inflation drops below 6%

2016-09-21 10:11

Statistics South Africa has announced that the country's annual consumer price index was 5.9% in August 2016, down from 6.0% in July.

PPI increased to 6.8% in June - Stats SA

2016-07-28 11:36

The headline Producer Price Index has increased slightly to 6.8% year-on-year in June in line with expectations, Statistics South Africa has announced.

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.

 

Inflation seen taking longer to reach Fed goal on unchanged CPI

2017-07-14 15:14

Little change in the US cost of living in June signals inflation may take even longer to reach the Federal Reserve’s goal, according to a report.

Inflation remains within Reserve Bank target range

2017-06-21 10:22

Inflation in May remained within the South African Reserve Bank’s inflation bracket of between 3% and 6%.

Reserve Bank likely to keep rates on hold - analysts

2017-05-25 05:00

With inflation easing below the target band in April, analysts expect the Reserve Bank to keep rates on hold at its next MPC announcement.

Inflation drops in April

2017-05-24 10:13

April's consumer price index came down to 5.3% from 6.1% reported in March, says Statistics South Africa.

Meat prices expected to go up - analyst

2017-03-23 06:03

Meat prices are expected to increase, despite an overall declining trend in food inflation.

Slight drop in inflation

2017-02-15 10:28

Annual consumer price inflation was 6.6% in January 2017, down from 6.8% in December 2016, according to Statistics South Africa.

Mini budget: Only so much Gordhan can do

2016-10-25 21:00

Despite Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s excellent fiscal credentials there is only so much he can do, cautions Overberg Asset Management.

July inflation rate falls to lowest in 2016

2016-08-24 10:06

Statistics South Africa has announced that the country's consumer price index was 6.0% in July 2016, down from 6.30% in June, and the lowest this year.

Inflation hits 6.3% as prices rise across the board

2016-07-20 10:39

Prices for consumer goods and services in June 2016 were up across the board, according to Statistics SA.

Ukraine cuts borrowing rates for 3rd time as CPI fades further

2016-06-23 14:44

Ukraine has cut borrowing costs for a third month as inflation continued to ease and the hryvnia reached its strongest level since January.

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