Rate decision hinges on Ramaphosa Presidency, tax hikes, inflation - PwC

2018-03-21 07:30

Economic analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers indicates five factors that will determine which way the rate decision could go.

SARB's Naidoo: We warned VBS on its reliance of huge depositors

2018-03-20 13:14

SA Reserve Bank registrar Kuben Naidoo has told Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance that the SARB warned VBS against placing reliance on the ten largest depositors, with municipalities the largest.

VBS silent on municipal deposits in its reports to SARB

2018-03-18 06:00

VBS Mutual Bank’s official monthly reports to the SA Reserve Bank show the dramatic liquidity crisis it was already experiencing in January, as municipalities with R1 billion banked with it started pulling their money out.

WATCH: All you need to know about VBS Mutual Bank

2018-03-17 09:00

VBS Mutual Bank has been placed under curatorship, Fin24 unpacks how the bank got to this point.

Magashule in talks with VBS Mutual Bank

2018-03-14 18:55

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has met with VBS Mutual Bank as the process of its curatorship by the SA Reserve Bank continues.

PIC undertakes to cooperate with VBS Mutual Bank curator

2018-03-12 20:30

The PIC, one of the main shareholders of VBS Mutual Bank, says it will cooperate with the bank’s curator to find a way forward after the Reserve Bank placed VBS under curatorship.

ANC wasn’t ready for Reserve Bank debate

2018-03-11 06:00

The ANC whip’s office in Parliament will come under fire as the party, seemingly ill-prepared, allowed a poorly timed motion on the ownership of the Reserve Bank on to the order paper just as Moody’s ratings agency landed in the country.

EFF ready to take charge of SARB nationalisation

2018-03-06 19:30

The EFF says it is willing to table its own motion to nationalise the Reserve Bank, after the ANC decided to withdraw its motion.

Kganyago: Challenge for central banks to ensure independence not undermined

2018-03-02 17:47

An independent central bank without the concerns of the electoral cycle, is better-placed to achieve price stability, says SARB governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Kganyago says SA leadership set on solid policy trajectory

2018-03-01 14:47

South Africa’s new political leadership under President Cyril Ramaphosa sets a solid and credible policy trajectory, says Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago.


Why SARB rate cut not likely next week - experts

2018-03-20 19:42

SA interest rates have been on the high side to keep inflation in check, but disinflationary pressures seem to be picking up, according to Old Mutual Multi-Managers.

SA consumer inflation eases to 4%

2018-03-20 11:03

South Africa’s headline consumer price inflation eased to 4.0% in February, down from 4.4% in January 2018, official figures show.

Reserve Bank to open up payment sector

2018-03-18 06:00

The new National Payment System Framework and Strategy Vision 2025 would level the playing field and open up the payments industry for more competition, said the deputy governor of the SA Reserve Bank, Francois Groepe.

Coovadia on VBS curatorship: SA cannot afford a bank collapse

2018-03-15 17:02

SA cannot afford a a bank collapse while it is on the path of inclusive economic recovery, says Cas Coovadia, MD of the Banking Association of South Africa.

SARB to bring payment system in line with fintech innovation

2018-03-13 21:54

SARB is set to overhaul the national payments system to keep up with the growing number of financial technology innovations, and to increase access to services for end users.

VBS bank could come out of curatorship stronger - Treasury

2018-03-12 11:03

National Treasury says placing VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship is a better option than liquidation because this aims to turn the bank around, not to close it down.

ANC to re-table motion to fully nationalise the SA Reserve Bank

2018-03-07 07:41

The party says the new motion will argue for full state ownership of the bank, which still has private shareholders.

ANC withdraws motion to debate nationalisation of SA Reserve Bank

2018-03-06 11:34

The motion has been withdrawn to allow the ANC to consult further on the matter within its structures and with key stakeholders, the party has said.

This is probably the last chance ever to become a director of the Reserve Bank before it is nationalised

2018-03-02 13:59

Wanter: a banker who is not a banker, and is popular among 650 or so shareholders.

Scathing judgment may put Mkhwebane's job in jeopardy

2018-02-17 08:00

A scathing judgment could lay the foundation for evicting Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office, after the court found she did not have a proper understanding of what her job entails.

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