ARTICLES RELATING TO MONETARY POLICY COMMITTEE

Interest rates left unchanged despite the Reserve Bank's gloomier growth forecasts for 2020

2019-09-19 15:11

Kganyago noted that economic activity remains weak.

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.

Rates move 'too close to call' amid rand rout, petrol pain and ailing economy

2018-09-17 19:13

Although the consensus among economists is for a hold on interest rate hikes, they reckon the hiking cycle may be brought forward, given pressures on the rand.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2017-01-20 12:14

As the US settles into the idea of president Trump, what will his policies mean for South Africa going forward?

MPC hikes repo rate amid 'tightening cycle'

2016-03-17 16:00

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announcement a 25 basis point increase to a level of 7% per annum.

 

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.

SA Reserve Bank says don't underplay risk of inflation exceeding 6%

2018-10-03 07:50

The risk that inflation will overshoot the 6% upper limit of the Reserve Bank’s target should not be underestimated given the volatile global environment, Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele said.

Two months may make a big difference for MPC

2018-01-17 19:34

Two months can be a long time in monetary policy as well as politics, with the SARB's rate-setting committee set to meet with the rand at its strongest level since mid-2015.

Interest rates: Extra time for borrowers

2016-11-24 15:22

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that interest rates will remain steady at 7%.

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