Interest Rates Hikes

Climbing interest rates a warning to SA

Increasingly difficult times lie ahead and inflation fears outweigh concerns about economic growth.

Economists predict rate hike ahead of MPC meeting

A rate hike is on the cards, economists say, ahead of a monetary policy committee meeting this week.

Rates hike boosts confidence, growth

The Reserve Bank putting rates up by 0.25% was enough to boost investor confidence and rally the local currency bond market.

‘Fragile five’ buckle under pressure

The recent rates hikes by distressed emerging markets are also due to a slowdown in China.

South Africa follows emerging markets in raising interest rate

GIll Marcus's surprise announcement that the repo rate will increase to 5.5% is in line with recent actions taken in other emerging economies.

How a rate hike will affect the market

Resources tend to be the best-performing sector during a rate-hike cycle.

Should you fix your mortgage rate?

The rate hikes are coming -- and there are ways to get smart that put money in your pocket, not the bank's.

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KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

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