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Higher fuel prices help push June Consumer Price Index to 4.6%
Higher fuel prices help push June Consumer Price Index to 4.6%
South Africa's Consumer Price Index (CPI) ticked up to 4.6 % in June from 4.4% the previous month, with transport costs being one of the key...
Sadtu accuses PSA of being ‘all bark and no bite’
Sadtu accuses PSA of being ‘all bark and no bite’
The South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu) criticised the Public Servants Association of South Africa (PSA) for its “stunts” during...
PSA not budging as government, unions agree to above-inflation wage hikes
PSA not budging as government, unions agree to above-inflation wage hikes
An agreement was finally reached on Friday evening in the protracted public sector wage negotiations but at least one union, the Public Servants...
Unions edgy after wage talks delay
Unions edgy after wage talks delay
Public sector unions are bracing themselves for a stand-off with the government because they fear Ayanda Dlodlo, the new minister of public service...
Relief for consumers as CPI hits two-year low
Relief for consumers as CPI hits two-year low
Consumers can expect the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to cut interest rates, the consumer price index (CPI) hitting its lowest levels since...
Little to beef about as prices drop
Little to beef about as prices drop
Good news for meat lovers this festive season: the prices of meat and chicken are on the decline, according to the September consumer price index...
SA in top five of world's most miserable countries
SA in top five of world's most miserable countries
Inflation is a disease that can wreck a society, Milton Friedman, the late Nobel laureate economist, once said.
Economic week ahead: A slew of SA data
Economic week ahead: A slew of SA data
South AfricaThe South African Reserve Bank will release its latest quarterly bulletin – including third quarter current...
Economic week ahead: SA growth update
Economic week ahead: SA growth update
AfricaTuesday's third quarter growth report is the big item on South Africa's economic calendar this week. Analysts at 4CAST...
Economic week ahead: SA unemployment update
Economic week ahead: SA unemployment update
Policymakers at America's central bank will announce their latest rates decisions. Europe will update on inflation and confidence. Japan will...
Economic week ahead: State of the Nation
Economic week ahead: State of the Nation
This week sees President Jacob Zuma deliver his State of the Nation address at a time when South Africa's economy shrank in the first quarter of...
Rand fluctuates near 3-week high before inflation data
Rand fluctuates near 3-week high before inflation data
South Africa's rand swung between gains and losses near its strongest level in more than three weeks before the release of inflation data that...

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