Chris Hart

 
Standard Bank's Chris Hart resigns
Standard Bank's Chris Hart resigns
Standard Bank on Monday announced that prominent economist Chris Hart, who earlier this year had been at the centre of a storm around tweets deemed...
When life’s a pitch, just turn to cricket
When life’s a pitch, just turn to cricket
South African captain Hashim Amla was grinding down the England attack on day three of the Test match in Cape Town and I had been with him for every...
Wits responds to queries about Chris Hart's qualifications
Wits responds to queries about Chris Hart's qualifications
Wits University has answered the question of Standard Bank economist Chris Hart’s qualifications. 
Don't expect change on interest rates, say economists
Don't expect change on interest rates, say economists
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will leave interest rates unchanged for the foreseeable future should current economic conditions persist, economists...
Pushing up VAT 'the least damaging way to fund NHI'
Pushing up VAT 'the least damaging way to fund NHI'
An increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) would go a long way in helping to meet the government's goal of funding an effective National Health Insurance...
Turning risk on its head
Turning risk on its head
At a recent presentation, Chris Hart, chief strategist at Investment Solutions challenged the current notion of risk and what we consider "risky"...
Inflation targeting likely to be reviewed
Inflation targeting likely to be reviewed
Inflation targeting is likely to be reviewed, because if South Africa's policymakers only use interest rates as the tool to fight inflation, the...
Economists warn of tough times ahead
Economists warn of tough times ahead
The increase in the retail price of petrol by 55 cents per litre will result in a "period of anguish" for South African households, an economist...
SA growth to slow to 4% in 2008, says economist
SA growth to slow to 4% in 2008, says economist
Chief economist of Citigroup in South Africa Jean Mercier says he expects a South African growth rate of 4% in 2008, but adds that it should start...
Rate hike still looms despite retail sales dip
Rate hike still looms despite retail sales dip
Despite a significant dip in real retail sales in South Africa, analysts feel that risks remain for another rate hike on January 31. However, the...
CPIX data 'much higher than expected'
CPIX data 'much higher than expected'
The increase in South Africa's CPIX (consumer inflation less mortgage costs) for metro and other areas, which is used by the South African Reserve...
Mines wake to power 'nightmare'
Mines wake to power 'nightmare'
The "nightmare" of South Africa's major gold, platinum and diamond mines shutting down because of power failures became a reality on Friday.

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