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The central bank's monetary policy committee has cut the benchmark repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5% from 6.75%.
The metals and engineering sector has welcomed the SA Reserve Bank's decision to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%
Governor of the SA Reserve bank Lesetja Kganyago announced the benchmark rate at a media briefing in Pretoria.
Property experts weigh in on what the SARB's latest interest rate hike means for the SA property industry.
Although the SA Reserve Bank has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged, a hike may well come sooner than anticipated, caution property experts.
The announcement was made by the central bank's governor Lesetja Kganyago at a media briefing in Pretoria.
The rand had weakened by more than 2% against the dollar on Thursday due to a combination of dollar gains, emerging market currency weakness, and lower GDP growth projections.
US President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the Iran nuclear deal might not have a bearing on local interest rates just yet, say economists.
The South Africa Reserve Bank has decided to cut interest rates at its second meeting for the year.
While SARB's decision to keep the repo rate at 6.75% was in line with market expectations, a future rate cut depends on the rand's performance and the upcoming budget, say analysts.
It’s been a tough year for South African retail stocks, battered by gloomy economic news. But hope is on the way.
Economists expect the Reserve Bank to keep the repo rate on hold at 6.75% at the upcoming monetary policy committee meeting this week.
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.
The central bank decided to hike the repo rate by 25 basis points from 6.50% to 6.75% as the bank sees inflationary pressures for 2019.
This time SARB decided to keep interest rates the same, but what could happen at the next MPC meeting in November?
South Africa’s unexpected recession deepened the policy dilemma for its central bank, which is caught between calls to defend a currency that’s stoking inflation expectations and finding ways to support the waning economy.
The monetary policy committee of the South African Reserve Bank has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged.
The monetary policy committee of the SA Reserve Bank has decided to cut interest rates by 25 basis points, from 6.75% to 6.5%.
What we need on Wednesday, Bruce Whitfield tells Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago, is a serious rate cut. None of this 25-basis-points nonsense.
Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has been appointed chair of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC).
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