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Reserve Bank cuts repo rate by 50 basis points

The Monetary Policy Committee has cut the repurchase rate by a further 50 basis points, after a two consecutive cuts of 100 basis points earlier this year

Government should offer debt guarantees

A research institution says the government should guarantee small businesses’ debt in order to keep the sector that employs millions of South Africans afloat amid Covid-19

No money to spare as GDP set to fall

With little money to respond to Covid-19, the government is looking at other sources of funding

GDP to contract 6.1% — Reserve Bank

The central bank warns of the harmful effect of Covid-19 on the economy, while the treasury details more plans to ease the pain

Repo rate cut by 100 basis points

This takes the rate to 5.25% per annum, from 6.25%

Central banks are waking up to climate change dangers. It’s about time

To deal with climate change, central banks may have to encourage financial institutions to favour certain types of activities over others

Editorial: The magic amount: R500 000

One of the most pressing political crises started with our multibillionaire president being questioned in Parliament about R500 000

Editorial: Bank woes – but not in SA

'We have our own problems in South Africa — not least a fashionable debate over the role and independence of the Reserve Bank'

Kganyago gets another five years

His reappointment as head of the Reserve Bank has been greeted as a positive move for stability

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The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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