SARB partners with UCT to enhance understanding of financial stability

2018-12-11 16:06

The SA Reserve Bank will partner with the University of Cape Town to host a Research Chair in Financial Stability Studies.

Was it really necessary to hike interest rates? Analysts weigh in

2018-11-28 18:41

The South African Reserve Bank’s timid rate cutting cycle has ended abruptly last week with a 25 basis-point rate hike, but was it really necessary? ask analysts from Overberg Asset Management.

Treasury pledges reforms as S&P maintains non-investment grade rating

2018-11-24 11:45

In the statement National Treasury said the S&P decision gave South Africa an opportunity to "demonstrate further concrete implementation of measures that are aimed at turning around the growth trajectory".

Some pluses to the rate hike, say economists

2018-11-23 16:48

Experts weigh in on SARB's decision to hike interest rates and what this would mean for South Africans.

FULL STATEMENT: SA Reserve Bank hikes interest rate

2018-11-22 16:01

Read the full statement of the monetary policy committee delivered by the Reserve Bank's governor Lesetja Kganyago.

Fintech policy must be inclusive, MPs hear

2018-11-21 20:59

Financial inclusion should be the objective of any fintech policy that is adopted, members of Parliament have heard.

IMF urges Reserve Bank to act against rising inflation

2018-11-20 14:12

The International Monetary Fund has urged the SA Reserve Bank to keep inflation at its mid-point target goal of 4.5% to preserve price stability and central bank credibility.

SA Reserve Bank sees higher rates to curb inflation

2018-10-30 14:08

The South African Reserve Bank sees higher interest rates in the next two years to help contain accelerating inflation.

Gungubele: Rescuing VBS would send message that 'criminals can steal' and state will bail out

2018-10-21 12:34

Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele warns against a VBS bailout, says rescuing the bank would send a message that “criminals can steal” and the state would pay, reports the Sunday Times.

WATCH: The great VBS heist… by the numbers

The South African Reserve Bank has dropped an explosive report into looting at the VBS Mutual Bank. Here's the report in numbers.

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Rand likely to remain volatile, says deputy SARB governor

2018-11-29 13:41

It is likely that the rand, along with other emerging market currencies, will remain volatile, says deputy governor of the SA Reserve Bank Daniel Mminele.

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.

SARB rate hike draws investor criticism - analyst

2018-11-24 07:00

The SARB's decision to hike the repo rate is coming in for a great deal of criticism from investors and market participants, says an analyst from Intellidex.

What the rate hike means for home owners

2018-11-22 20:30

Property experts weigh in on what the SARB's latest interest rate hike means for the SA property industry.

SA Reserve Bank raises repo rate to 6.75%

2018-11-22 15:16

Governor of the SA Reserve bank Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the bank will raise the repo rate to 6.75% from 6.5%.

Analysts divided ahead of Thursday's Reserve Bank rate decision

2018-11-21 12:32

Analysts haven’t been this divided on a South African rate decision since March 2016 - and then the central bank responded with a hike.

MARKET OVERVIEW: The week that was and here's what's next...

2018-11-04 12:53

Emerging-market assets rallied, with a gauge of equities completing its best week since 2016.

SA spends too much time on populism and not building economy, says Kganyago

2018-10-29 21:01

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago says South Africa spends too much time debating populist issues such as the proposed nationalisation of the SARB, instead of focusing on steps to boost the economy.

Mboweni to save bold moves for Feb budget - tax analysts

2018-10-12 06:46

New Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will likely stick to the script laid out by his predecessor, Nhlanhla Nene, when he delivers the mini budget later in October.

Central bankers say Fed not going 'loco' as Trump sounds off

2018-10-11 13:57

Central bankers from around the world have jumped to the US Federal Reserve’s defence after President Donald Trump accused the central bank of going “loco".

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