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SA Reserve Bank not in a hurry to cut interest rates - analyst

2016-08-04 06:50

The South African Reserve Bank expects the inflation outlook to improve, but it won't be cutting rates too quickly, says an analyst.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-03-14 07:00

Last week the market was rather disappointed by announcements from European Central Bank president Mario Draghi. This week we’ll be looking out for some more important central bank announcement’s across the globe, including a US Fed interest decision on Wednesday and our own MPC meeting on Thursday.

Sarb set to hold rates as strikes weigh

2013-01-20 14:54

The SA Reserve Bank will likely keep the repo rate at four-decade lows at its upcoming policy meeting, economists expect.

Oil price a worry but rates kept steady

2012-03-29 15:37

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus says rising oil prices pose the biggest risk to inflation, while keeping the repo rate at 5.5%.

Busa: We would have liked a rate cut

2012-01-19 16:41

Business Unity SA says it would have preferred a bold move by the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates to stimulate the economy.

Dovish Sarb seen leaving rates on hold

2011-07-21 18:30

Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus' dovish tone after a Monetary Policy Committe meeting suggests interest rates would not be raised this year.

Reading the tea leaves

2011-04-05 21:51

Interest rates won't rise until late 2011 or early next year, predicts Greta Steyn.

 

In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-03-21 08:00

As many expected, the latest MPC meeting resulted in an increase in SA’s repo rate. We take a look at what happened in the global markets and what to look out for this week.

Expect rate hike, warns expert

2015-07-21 21:15

An interest rate hike can be expected at the upcoming Monetary Policy Committee meeting, according to Peter Attard Montalto, Nomura analyst.

Still hope for an early rate cut

2013-01-03 14:20

The Reserve Bank has been the first emerging world policy maker to publicly pick up on fiscal cliff risks, which helped drive the July rate cut, says an analyst.

SA factory gate prices ease

2012-02-23 12:13

The producer price index edged down to 8.9% in December as sharp rises in food prices moderated.

Crises keep SA rates low

2011-07-26 23:03

A global slowdown seems to signal a static SA repo rate, says Greta Steyn.

Rates won't rise this time

2011-07-19 22:27

The MPC is unlikely to hike interest rates anytime soon, says Greta Steyn.

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