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Reserve Bank decides to hold repo rate at 7% and prime lending rate at 10.5%
Reserve Bank decides to hold repo rate at 7% and prime lending rate at 10.5%
The committee unanimously decided the repo rate would remain at 7%. The prime lending rate will stay fixed at 10.5%.
Brexit referendum day finally arrives after months of division
Brexit referendum day finally arrives after months of division
Britain began voting Thursday on whether to remain a member of the European Union or split from the 28-nation bloc, a once-in-a-generation decision...
Emerging stocks poised for longest monthly rally in nine years
Emerging stocks poised for longest monthly rally in nine years
Emerging-market stocks are headed for the longest streak of monthly gains since 2005, as optimism that central banks will support economic...
SA bonds vulnerable to 'outsized' selloff
SA bonds vulnerable to 'outsized' selloff
Warning signs are emerging that South African bonds are vulnerable to an "outsized" selloff amid a drop in market liquidity and low volatility,...
Rand leads fall in emerging market stocks
Rand leads fall in emerging market stocks
Emerging-market stocks fell for the first time in eight days amid concern the rally that drove valuations to a three-year high is overdone. South...
Rand leads emerging market stock fall from 13-month high
Rand leads emerging market stock fall from 13-month high
Emerging-market stocks fell from a 13-month high as China Mobile paced a drop for phone companies and Indian shares retreated from a record high....
Emerging stocks rise as India leads world gains on election poll
Emerging stocks rise as India leads world gains on election poll
Emerging-market stocks rose as India's benchmark gauge rallied the most in the world on speculation the main opposition party will win elections. The...
Sanlam looks off shore for expansion
Sanlam looks off shore for expansion
Life assurer Sanlam has launched a significant push into Africa and Asia in the past four years, with plans for further expansion, and now earns 25%...
Commodity slump erodes revenue
Commodity slump erodes revenue
Lower commodity prices are weighing heavily on South Africa and dampening ­revenue growth, Finance Minister Pravin ­Gordhan said on...
Rand weakens on inflation acceleration and unrest in other emerging economies
Rand weakens on inflation acceleration and unrest in other emerging economies
The rand weakened for a second day after inflation accelerated more than expected in Africa's biggest economy and as violence in Ukraine and...
Gold retreats from five-year highs
Gold retreats from five-year highs
Gold retreated from the highest level since November as a five-day advance damped physical demand and US Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen...
Rand rebounds as best emerging-market currency
Rand rebounds as best emerging-market currency
The rand gained the most among emerging-market currencies on Thursday, rebounding from a five-year low on expectations the South African central...

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