Latest articles on CPI

CPI drops to its lowest level in eight years

The low consumer price inflation could lead the central bank to cut interest rates, says economists

Corruption perception index released, US out of top 20

For the first time since 2011, the United States has not made the list of top 20 countries perceived to be least corrupt in the world

Higher fuel prices help push June Consumer Price Index to 4.6%

Fuel prices have been steadily increasing since April due to a combination of higher global oil prices, higher fuel taxes and a weakening rand

Cosatu ready for war over VAT hike

Besides wanting more goods to be zero-rated, the federation is upping public sector wage demands

More money in pocket as cost of living falls

The inflation rate has dropped to 5.3% because of the lower oil price, but consumers shouldn’t embark on a spending frenzy just yet.

Repo rate increase will up rental prices

The repo rate hike will probably increase the price of residential rentals and could affect the Consumer Price Index, says FNB.

Up-and-down outlook as rand continues its slide

South Africa's economic indicators have been a mixed bag, with some numbers spelling doom and gloom, and others suggesting a better year than last.

Inflation rises to 5.4%, surprising markets

The Consumer Price Index annual inflation rate in December 2013 has surprised the market, having come in just marginally higher than in November.

Economic week ahead: US Fed, SARB in the spotlight

Monetary policy decisions by the US Federal Reserve and SA Reserve Bank will keep economists and investors on the edge of their seats this week.

Visit the Mail & Guardian‘s Coronavirus Hub for the latest data and advice on the disease in South Africa.

Click here for more.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday