The South African Reserve Bank has raised the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points.
A foreign exchange review committee found no illegal activity, but alarms have been sounding over some troubling trading practices.
South Africa has raised its benchmark rate as inflation threatens to exceed the central bank's target.
South African policy makers may decide that the time for talking is over, as they meet to decide on the first increase in borrowing costs in a year.
The nonbank sector is an alternative source of credit and should not be overregulated.
The Reserve Bank plans to make its review of local banks and other authorised dealers' foreign exchange activities public by the end of the month.
Supervision practices are in the spotlight at the regulator, after the fall of African Bank.
The Reserve Bank hasn't found any untoward activity in a review of foreign exchange trading, but the Competition Commission is investigating.
The Reserve Bank and the finance minister have asked the Constitutional Court to overturn a ruling on exit fee charges for capital leaving SA.
Inflation figures are good, but uncertainty over the oil price raises a question about interest rates.
The Reserve Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin shows real economic growth in the third quarter would have been 3.1% were it not for the metals sector strike.
SA’s data diary is full this week with updates on it's current account, inflation, mining, manufacturing and retail sales over the coming days.
The holders of preference shares are at risk of losing their capital - but now there is an offer to acquire all of them.
The Reserve Bank’s final rates decision of the year and October’s inflation report are the big items on South Africa’s economic calendar this week.
New governor designate of the SA Reserve Bank, Lesetja Kganyago, will have to deal with steadily rising inflation and lacklustre economic growth.
Current deputy governor Lesetja Kganyago has been appointed as Gill Marcus' replacement when her term as head of the bank ends in November.
The SCA ordered the Reserve Bank to pay R250m to the billionaire who plans to use the money to support constitutional court cases against the state.
There are capable candidates who could replace her, although choices outside the bank are thin.
Gill Marcus said she will step down from her post when her term ends in November, leaving room for one of her deputies to succeed her.