Reserve Bank again keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.75%

2019-05-23 15:12

Governor of the SA Reserve Bank Lesetja Kganyago announced the benchmark rate call at a media briefing in Pretoria on Thursday afternoon, following a three day meeting of the bank's Monetary Policy Committee.

Close call expected at Reserve Bank's repo rate announcement on Thursday

2018-11-22 06:15

As the SA Reserve Bank readies to announce its repo rate decision on Thursday afternoon, analysts are still divided on whether the central bank will raise the rate or keep it unchanged at 6.5%.

Property experts weigh in on latest interest rate decision

2018-05-24 22:15

Although growth prospects for the South African housing market are improving, a "steady hand" is needed from the Reserve Bank regarding the repo rate, says Dr Andrew Golding.

Higher oil prices and weaker rand a risk to inflation - analysts

2018-05-18 21:41

Analysts expect the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee to take a hawkish stance and keep interest rates unchanged next Thursday.

Interest rate cut on cards, a boost for indebted South Africans

2018-03-27 07:29

Banks weigh in on what they expect the SA Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee to decide on the interest rate this week - and why.

March rate cut hinges on budget, persistent rand strength

2018-01-19 09:54

While SARB's decision to keep the repo rate at 6.75% was in line with market expectations, a future rate cut depends on the rand's performance and the upcoming budget, say analysts.

SA Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

2018-01-18 15:28

At its first meeting for the year, the South African Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee has decided to leave the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%.

SARB leaves repo rate unchanged

2017-11-23 15:21

The Monetary Policy Committee of the SA Reserve Bank has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% on Thursday.

Rate cut could give economy much-needed confidence boost

2017-09-21 11:07

Weak economic growth, heightened political uncertainty and potential fiscal fallout will make for a cautious SARB rates decision, say economists.

Why SARB needs Goldilocks for rate cut to work

2017-07-24 17:31

SARB needs a Goldilocks scenario in the medium term for its 25 basis points repo rate cut to be "OK", according to economist Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura.


SA Reserve Bank expected to keep repo rate unchanged following MPC meeting

2019-05-23 06:00

Governor of the SA Reserve Bank Lesetja Kganyago will announce the benchmark rate call at a media briefing in Pretoria on Thursday afternoon, following a three day meeting of the bank's Monetary Policy Committee.

SARB keeps repo rate unchanged, downgrades growth projection

2018-07-19 15:12

The SA Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee has left the repo rate unchanged at 6.5% in a unanimous decision.

Higher inflation to see SARB keep interest rate steady - analysts

2018-05-23 19:38

The higher inflation print for April makes a stronger case for the monetary policy committee to keep the repo rate on hold, according to analysts.

Interest rates likely unchanged until late 2019 - Nedbank

2018-05-01 13:31

Interest rates in South Africa will remain unchanged into late 2019, forecasts Nedbank Group's Economic Unit.

Rand may retest R11.50/$ on good economic news - analyst

2018-03-26 11:27

'The sentiment in SA has lifted markedly in the past four months, and with the latest influx of good news we could see the rand enjoying a favourable run in the short term,' says analyst Andre Botha.

Reserve Bank Governor to steer International and Monetary Financial Committee

2018-01-18 18:26

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has been appointed chair of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC).

SARB could hike interest rate to lure more capital - PwC

2018-01-18 06:00

Will the repo rate go up or stay the same? A number of experts give their opinion on what the Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee will decide about interest rates this week.

Hawkish tone on rates could help rand - analyst

2017-11-23 11:54

The monetary policy committee of the South African Reserve Bank will probably convey a hawkish tone, which could help the rand move lower, says an analyst.

Reserve Bank expected to cut interest rate this week

2017-09-18 07:44

A shallow interest rate cutting cycle seems likely with at least one 25 basis-point cut expected in September 2017, predicts Arthur Kamp of Sanlam Investments.

FULL SPEECH: SARB cuts interest rates to 6.75%

2017-07-20 16:15

SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago's speech following the Monetory Policy Committee meeting, where they decided to cut interest rates by 0.25% to 6.25%.

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