The Reserve Bank is looking for up to 35 matrics to receive bursaries worth R121,000 per year and then possibly get jobs – here is how to apply now

2019-06-14 09:26

Grade 12 students – with good marks and an interest in something the Reserve Bank can use – have until the end of September to apply for full-ride bursaries. Just as long as they are happy to get jobs after their studies are completed.

Off to a credible start to the year

2019-03-14 09:20

The first quarter of 2019 is coming to a close and it looks like our local equity market had a reasonable start, all things considered. Globally, markets also faced challenges but managed stronger performances.

Reserve Bank independence `not just an emerging-market concern' - Kganyago

2018-11-29 19:02

Threats to central bank independence are no longer just an “emerging-market phenomenon,” according to South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

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.

SA can still bank on SARB's independence, says Mokonyane in post-Cabinet briefing

2018-08-23 20:00

Cabinet has reiterated its commitment to maintaining the SA Reserve Bank's independence, as it is one of the key strengths in SA's economy, Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has said.

The Reserve Bank plans to woo the public and Parliament – as it defends against ‘attempts to undermine and capture’

2018-06-26 11:04

The SA Reserve Bank is "not immune to attempts to undermine and capture state institutions," says its governor,

Vele Investments on board with VBS Bank curatorship

2018-03-17 11:00

One of VBS Mutual Bank’s major shareholders, Vele Investments, has dropped its legal challenge against the mutual bank’s curatorship.

SARB places VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship

2018-03-11 17:24

The Reserve Bank has placed VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship following its liquidity crisis.

Kganyago wins banking award for firm stance on SARB's independence

2018-02-01 12:02

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has been named the Central Banking’s Governor of the Year for 2018 for defending the SARB "despite a turbulent political and economic backdrop".

Hearing of Bankorp-CIEX review to go ahead in December

2017-11-17 19:39

Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane’s counsel withrew an application for a postponement of the case.


FIRST TAKE: Ramaphosa must act over Magashule's disastrous SARB statements

2019-06-05 08:32

The governing ANC's apparent "decision" to expand the mandate of the SARB and the subsequent chaos over whether it's true, is nothing short of abject disaster. And the president needs to act.

Fiscal risk, SOE panic and the time Ramaphoria died: An analyst's post-mortem on 2018

2018-12-26 07:48

One could describe 2018 as a rollercoaster year, says analyst Peter Attard Montalto, head of Capital Markets Research at Intellidex.

Rates may need to rise on CPI risks, says SARB deputy governor

2018-10-19 13:51

South Africa’s monetary policy stance remains accommodative and interest rates will need to increase to keep inflation within the target band if the central bank’s current forecasts play out, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Francois Groepe said.

SA rate dilemma deepens as recession stokes rand, CPI

2018-09-06 11:08

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.

Julius Malema just put his draft law to nationalise the Reserve Bank before Parliament – by just writing private shareholders out

2018-08-16 21:14

The South African Reserve Bank Amendment Bill introduced by the EFF leader does not deal with how the SARB is to be nationalised, it simply repeals references to those shareholders, or replaces them with the Minister of Finance.

Two state-owned Chinese banks are neck-and-neck with Capitec as they race to catch up to SA's big 5

2018-05-29 17:09

A Reserve Bank report on banks' assets shows Capitec is creeping up on Investec, SA's 5th biggest bank, thanks to massive growth in 2017. But the Johannesburg branch of Bank of China grew faster still.

SARB not attacking a 'black bank' - Kganyago

2018-03-11 19:21

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has slammed ideas that its decision to place VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship is an attack on black-owned banks.

VBS Mutual Bank being victimised - EFF

2018-03-11 16:24

The Reserve Bank should only place VBS Mutual Bank under curatorship as a last resort, says the EFF.

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.

KPMG highlights need for reforms in sector - SARB

2017-11-10 08:58

The developments around audit firm KPMG following its implication in state capture has stressed the need to introduce reforms in the auditing and accounting professions, said Deputy Reserve Bank Governor Francois Groepe.

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