Reserve Bank ownership debate has become 'zombie discussion' - Kganyago

2019-07-05 11:38

Addressing a breakfast briefing in Johannesburg, the bank's governor said the discussion around the ownership and mandate of the central bank appears 'impervious to facts'.

POLITICS PODCAST: Are we seeing a realignment of factions in the ANC?

2019-06-07 11:25

This week on POLOTIKI we look at the "surprise" appointment of Good party leader Patricia de Lille to Cabinet and how the ANC sees the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank changing.

Reserve Bank debate: Who said what?

2019-06-06 10:51

Earlier in the week ANC secretary general Ace Magashule said the party's NEC agreed to expand the Reserve Bank’s mandate, promoting stringent denials from Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

SA steel sector pleads for 'bold action' as GDP growth plunges

2019-06-04 15:30

South Africa's steel and metal sector has pleaded with President Cyril Ramaphosa to show bold leadership in place of "soothing words" after Stats SA reported a shock 3.2% fall in the country's quarterly GDP on Tuesday morning.

Stats SA expected to announce fall in first quarter GDP

2019-06-04 05:00

Since early May economists have been predicting that SA's economy would contract in the first quarter of 2019, caused by a combination of depressed expenditure and investment, weak demand and the impact of load shedding.

Reserve Bank expected to keep repo rate unchanged

2019-05-19 13:45

Economists expect the Reserve Bank to keep the repo rate on hold at 6.75% at the upcoming monetary policy committee meeting this week.

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.75% in unanimous decision

2019-03-28 15:15

The announcement was made by the central bank's governor Lesetja Kganyago at a media briefing in Pretoria on Thursday afternoon.

Is Maria Ramos heading to SARS?

2019-01-29 13:26

Business Insider SA understands the new CEO of Absa will be coming from outside the group.

Ramaphosa says independence of the Reserve Bank is 'sacrosanct'

2019-01-16 09:24

The president, addressing business leaders ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, has said there is no intention to interfere with the independence of the central bank.

ConCourt to hear Public Protector appeal on Bankorp costs ruling

2018-11-27 08:06

The court will hear an application from the Public Protector against a ruling which requires her to pay a portion of the SA Reserve Bank's legal costs in the Bankorp matter in her personal capacity.


Lion's share of govt guarantees go to Eskom, IPPs - Reserve Bank

2019-06-28 09:35

State-owned entities led by Eskom are the main beneficiaries of government guarantees, followed by Independent Power Producers.

Rand slumps in early trade

2019-06-07 08:56

The local currency is at its weakest level in eight months, as a debate about the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank, predictions of a recessions and the global trade war take their toll.

Battle over South African Reserve Bank's role spooks rand

2019-06-05 13:01

A fight is brewing over South Africa’s Reserve Bank and Governor Lesetja Kganyago is ready for it, flanked by his finance minister and the head of the ruling party’s economic policy.

SA GDP falls by 3.2%, biggest drop in 10 years

2019-06-04 11:37

The decline is the biggest quarterly fall in SA's economic activity since the start of 2009, when the economy tumbled under strain from the global financial crisis, says Stats SA.

Eskom bailout risks Moody's rating, Reserve Bank says

2019-05-30 06:01

Bailouts for South Africa’s state-owned companies such as Eskom Holdings will weaken the nation’s fiscal position and put its last investment-grade credit rating at risk, the Reserve Bank said.

Reserve Bank: Damage wreaked by state capture even worse than we thought

2019-04-17 18:22

The damage done by state capture is worse than previously understood, and its effects, coupled with load shedding, are bound to hit economic growth hard.

Reserve Bank expected to hold off on hiking interest rates - for now

2019-03-28 06:01

Economists expect the SA Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee to keep the repo rates unchanged at 6.75% on Thursday.

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.75%

2019-01-17 15:14

Governor of the SA Reserve bank Lesetja Kganyago announced the benchmark rate at a media briefing in Pretoria.

Personal cost order will set bad precedent for public office, Public Protector tells ConCourt

2018-11-27 14:32

The "punitive personal costs" sought against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane over her legal bid to defend her Bankorp report could set a bad precedent for the public office, lawyers for the Public Protector argued on Tuesday.

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%.

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