inflation

 
Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October — Stats SA
Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October — Stats SA
Statistics SA announced on Wednesday that annual consumer price inflation had come in at 5.1% for October, 0.2 percentage points higher than the...
Zimbabwe's economic crisis deepens
Zimbabwe's economic crisis deepens
Inflation and prices are on the rise, there is a shortage of foreign exchange and supplies of fuel, food and pharmaceuticals are drying up. The...
Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation
Connecting the dots between the hike in South Africa’s VAT and inflation
South Africa is bracing itself for the first
SA exits recession with 2.5% GDP growth
SA exits recession with 2.5% GDP growth
South Africa's gross domestic product has rebounded with 2.5% growth for the second quarter of the year.
Butter price and supply going rancid
Butter price and supply going rancid
A seasonal low, the effects of a protracted drought, those darned Banting enthusiasts and even the Chinese could all be the reason you may struggle...
Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
Reserve Bank leaves benchmark rate unchanged at 7%
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) left interest rates unchanged for a third consecutive meeting as it cut its inflation forecast...
Ghana moves cautiously over inflation
Ghana moves cautiously over inflation
Ghana's central bank unexpectedly raised its benchmark interest rate by one percentage point on Wednesday to keep inflation under control.
Inflationary pressure on prices eases off
Inflationary pressure on prices eases off
Headline inflation for January came in lower than market expectations, thanks to the low oil price, but analysts warn that underlying inflationary...
Reserve Bank moves cautiously on interest rates
Reserve Bank moves cautiously on interest rates
The South African Reserve Bank will assess the broad effect of low oil prices before deciding on interest rates next week. The bank's governor,...
Will the Reserve Bank hold or hike the repo rate?
Will the Reserve Bank hold or hike the repo rate?
Inflation in South Africa may be under control, but there are a number of other factors – ranging from the ending of quantitative easing in the...
Economic week ahead: Updated global growth forecast
Economic week ahead: Updated global growth forecast
A rates decision in Nigeria and an inflation release in South Africa are the big economic events in Africa this week. Further afield, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will update its global economic outlook on Thursday....
Inflation accelerates to a near five-year high
Inflation accelerates to a near five-year high
South Africa's inflation rate climbed to 6.6% in May, the highest in almost five years and exceeding the central bank's target for a second...

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