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.

Surprise drop in consumer inflation

2016-06-22 10:22

Contrary to a predicted rise, Statistics South Africa has announced a modest decrease in the country's consumer price inflation.

Slight drop in CPI despite sharp rise in food prices

2016-05-18 10:05

South Africa's annual consumer price inflation in April 2016 was 6.2%, Statistics South Africa has announced.


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.

Slowing inflation gives Sarb more room to pause on rates

2016-06-22 16:37

The inflation unexpectedly slowed in May, giving Sarb room to keep interest rates unchanged to support an economy at risk of falling into recession.

April wholesale trade sales jump 5.7% y/y

2016-06-15 10:31

Wholesale trade sales increased by 5.7% in April 2016 compared with April 2015, Statistics SA has announced.

Big drop in SA inflation amid rising food costs

2016-04-20 10:03

CPI decelerated from 7% in February to 6.3% in March, Statistics SA has announced, while food costs in March were nearly 10% higher than in March 2015.

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