Bruce Whitfield: Dear Governor, the economy could really do with the equivalent of a Red Bull shot

2019-09-19 08:40

I have no idea if you are getting these notes. If you are, send a signal and cut rates please.

Rate cut good news, but don't get too excited - economists

2019-07-18 21:05

The SA Reserve Bank's decision to cut the repo rate by 0.25% has been met with cautious optimism by analysts.

Here's what the rate cut could mean for the property market

2019-07-18 16:27

Property industry leaders say the rate cut could give the housing market a much-needed boost - although at least one says the MPC "should have been bolder".

WATCH: 3 things hitting your pockets in April

2018-04-01 15:03

Consumers are already battling to keep their heads above water and will have to face a triple threat to their pockets as of April 2018.

China rate cut puts spring in developers' step

2015-05-13 15:30

Executives at nearly a dozen listed Chinese developers say they will ramp up investment in property this year thanks to Beijing's interest rate cuts.

India makes surprise early rate cut

2015-01-15 13:15

The Reserve Bank of India has surprised markets with a 25 basis point cut in interest rates and signalled it could do more.

Rate cut: Homeowners save R4.6bn a year

2012-07-22 11:06

The importance of the interest-rate reduction lies not only in the money put back into consumers’ pockets, but also in the confidence that it creates.


The correlation between shares and interest rates

2019-07-30 08:14

Decades of stock market and interest rates data point to a strong correlation between the two. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains what history tells us about declining interest rate phases and how it could impact the JSE.

Rand rallies on news of rate cut

2019-07-18 17:39

The rand climbed against every G10 currency on Thursday afternoon, despite the South African Reserve Bank cutting interest rates for the first time since March 2018.

You can save thousands by making the new rate cut work harder for you - here's how

2019-07-18 16:02

As expected, the Reserve Bank cut interest rates by 25 basis points on Thursday.

Why impatient doves will vote for a rate cut - analyst

2017-09-16 11:00

Dovish members of the monetary policy committee may vote for a rate cut of 25 basis points at their next meeting, argues an emerging markets economist.

India surprises with early post-budget rate cut

2015-03-04 09:30

India's central bank has lowered its policy repo rate by 25 basis points, its second inter-meeting cut this year on the back of easing inflation.

China rate cut is cold comfort for developers

2014-12-02 10:30

Property developers, among China's most heavily leveraged companies, will get a negligible lift from the country's first benchmark interest rate cut in two years.

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