Kganyago says banks could handle potential Eskom default

2019-05-24 07:43

South Africa’s banking industry would be able to withstand a default by Eskom, but the impact on pension funds is a concern for the central bank, Governor Lesetja Kganyago said.

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.

Reserve Bank will likely keep interest rates steady at next MPC meeting - economist

2019-04-24 05:00

Interest rates are likely to remain unchanged on May 23, according to Sanisha Packirisamy, an economist at Momentum Investments.

Financial emigration: What it involves

2019-04-07 19:45

A forex expert explains the ins and outs of financial emigration - an exchange control matter that allows a South African to be classified as a non-resident.

It will take years to rebuild trust in SA, but we're on our way - deputy SARB governor

2019-03-14 05:00

It will take years to rebuild trust in SA but, at least the country is moving in the right direction, says SARB deputy governor Kuben Naidoo.

Ramaphosa on SARB nationalisation: There is no 'manga-manga' business

2019-03-07 16:04

The ANC has taken a decision to nationalise the South African Reserve Bank and it will be implemented, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

Kganyago: SARB seeks consistently lower inflation

2019-03-06 19:50

The SA Reserve Bank wants to see sustainably lower inflation to ensure cheaper borrowing costs in the economy, says Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Mboweni: I don't want to control SARB

2019-02-20 14:37

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni says there are more pressing things to worry about in Government than taking control of the SA Reserve Bank.

February deadline for public comment on cryptocurrency regulation

2019-01-27 13:03

The SA Reserve Bank has invited the public to comment on the proposals of policy and regulation on cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

Mabuza reaffirms ANC's Reserve Bank nationalisation plan

2019-01-25 11:48

The deputy president reaffirmed the ANC's intention to nationalise the SA Reserve Bank and place 'public interest and development' at the centre of central bank's existence.


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.

Sunday Read: Elections and the economy 2019 - what's your party's promise?

2019-04-28 09:27

Jobs, investments, SARB independence, economic growth? Here’s a vote tick-box.

SA Reserve Bank remains steadfast on CPI target midpoint

2019-04-12 11:07

The central bank is steadfast that it wants to see inflation expectations anchored at the 4.5% midpoint of its target range, governor Lesetja Kganyago has said.

What the SARB rate decision means for consumers, property market

2019-03-28 21:00

The decision by the SARB to keep the repo rate unchanged reflects changes in the monetary policy outlook, says the Nedbank Group Economic Unit.

'Havoc' for rand amid plans to nationalise Reserve Bank

2019-03-08 10:56

President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that government intends to continue with plans to nationalise the central bank cased 'havoc' in dealing rooms on Thursday, says Bianca Botes of Peregrine Treasury Solutions.

Kganyago: SARB cannot be held accountable if 'other actors' can sway its actions

2019-03-06 20:36

A central bank cannot be held accountable if "other actors" can sway its actions, says SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

SA inflation closer to US is good news for rand

2019-03-04 20:23

The narrowing inflation differential between SA and the US signals long-term support for the rand and local-currency bonds, according to Standard Bank Group.

Reserve Bank may need to tighten belts further - economists

2019-02-01 22:08

If the forecasts by SARB for a lower inflation outlook were to materialise, it is likely interest rates would remain steady, says an economist.

5 questions: ANC economics head on Reserve Bank independence and the Bosasa effect at the polls

2019-01-27 09:38

Fin24 sat down with Enoch Gondongwana to discuss the ANC's manifesto and electoral chances.

Ramaphosa has 'full confidence' in SARB's Kganyago

2019-01-23 20:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he has “full confidence” in Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago, and that the bank should have sole responsibility for setting interest rates.

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