Quantitative Easing

Waving a magical ‘quantity easing’ wand won’t solve the problem

Unlike South Africa, the inflation in developed economies allows for central banks to make use of such unconventional policy tools

Japan’s Shinzo Abe flouts economics 101

In the major powers, it’s called quantitative easing. In plain terms, it’s printing money. And Japan's prime minister has begun doing it in a big way.

QE has made the very rich even richer

Credit Suisse's Global Wealth Report makes for interesting reading for those who suspect quantitative easing is more about propping up asset prices.

No respite for emerging markets

US and Chinese figures are testing the nerves of investors still coming to terms with the QE retreat.

Yellen’s over, now the work begins

Reversing QE has begun and the challenge now is for the Fed's new chairperson to keep it in check.

SA retail stocks advance for second month

South African retail stocks have risen for a second month, on speculation that the US Federal Reserve will maintain stimulus.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.