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Namibia’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in two years as it seeks to boost the economy and maintain its currency’s peg to the South African rand.
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.
If the forecasts by SARB for a lower inflation outlook were to materialise, it is likely interest rates would remain steady, says an economist.
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.
Property experts weigh in on what the SARB's latest interest rate hike means for the SA property industry.
A retracted statement by the ANC ahead of the SARB interest rate decision, claimed the party believes monetary policy is a "critical legislative instrument".
The storm clouds are gathering and are about to burst for consumers, economists warned after poor GDP data confirmed that South Africa was in a technical recession.
Argentina's central bank hiked rates by 15 percentage points – to 60% – on Thursday after the peso continued to slide.
Four property experts give their views on the current state of the SA property market, where the opportunities are and what the latest SARB rates decision means for the industry.
The monetary policy committee of the South African Reserve Bank has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged.
The prime interest, which currently sits at 10.25%, is expected to drop, but the situation calls for saving rather than spending.
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.
Rand traders aren’t quite discounting the chance of a South African rate increase, even after inflation fell to a seven-month low.
Experts weigh in on SARB's decision to hike interest rates and what this would mean for South Africans.
Fuel prices and the normalisation cycle of the United States are expected to be key considerations for the South African Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee rates decision.
This time SARB decided to keep interest rates the same, but what could happen at the next MPC meeting in November?
Expect a monster fuel price hike.
The US president said he is "not thrilled" about the Fed's recent interest rate hikes.
Economists expect June inflation to be higher than May, but the SA Reserve Bank is likely to keep interest rates unchanged.
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.
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