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Reserve Bank raises repo rate sooner rather than later
Reserve Bank raises repo rate sooner rather than later
The South African Reserve Bank raised the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points in the face of recovery in the United States, and exchange...
Reserve Bank keeps interest rates steady
Reserve Bank keeps interest rates steady
In attempting to find the balance between keeping inflation under control but not unduly undermining short-term growth, the South African Reserve...
Reserve Bank hikes repo rate to 6%
Reserve Bank hikes repo rate to 6%
South Africa's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in a year, following through with warnings to tighten monetary...
Economic week ahead: Scot watch
Economic week ahead: Scot watch
Economists and investors will be on the look-out for rates announcements from the US Federal Reserve and South African Reserve Bank this week. Both...
'Rising inflation and slowing growth' pushes repo rate up
'Rising inflation and slowing growth' pushes repo rate up
Opinions may have been split on whether the South African Reserve Bank would hold or hike interest rates, but it was widely agreed that the decision...
'Fragile five' buckle under pressure
'Fragile five' buckle under pressure
The cutting back of the supply of cheap money to the United States banking system (known as tapering) has begun, bringing turmoil to markets...
Repo rate increase will up rental prices
Repo rate increase will up rental prices
The repo rate hike is likely to up the price of residential rentals and could effect the Consumer Price Index (CPI), FNB's home loans department said on Thursday....
Lower inflation increase may mean no repo rate hike
Lower inflation increase may mean no repo rate hike
The lower-than-expected inflation increase announced on Wednesday means there is less chance of a repo rate hike in the first quarter of next year,...
Mention of repo rate tightening drives price action in SA, say analysts
Mention of repo rate tightening drives price action in SA, say analysts
Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus's acknowledgment on Thursday afternoon that the monetary policy committee (MPC) had discussed a rate hike...
Repo rate still fixed at 5%, says Reserve Bank
Repo rate still fixed at 5%, says Reserve Bank
Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus has announced that the repo rate – the scale at which the central bank lends money to commercial banks...
Reserve Bank keeps repo rate at 5%
Reserve Bank keeps repo rate at 5%
The South African Reserve Bank has decided to hold the repo rate at 5%, announced Governor Gill Marcus on Thursday.

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