Repo Rate

Reserve bank unanimously decides to cut the repo rate

The South African Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee has unanimously decided to reduce the repo rate by 25 basis points, to...

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged

Although economists say there is room now for SARB to cut the repo rate in order to strengthen the economy - the central bank kept it unchanged

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%

The rate also helps target inflation. The recent inflation rate is at 4.3% — which is well within the central bank’s target of 3% - 6%

Reserve Bank cuts repo rate

In a move that will bring some relief to consumers the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) cut its repo rate on Thursday...

Reserve Bank raises repo rate to 6.75%

Lesetja Kganyago says three of bank's monetary policy committee preferred an unchanged stance, while three voted for a 25 basis point hike

Inflation rises slightly to 5.1% in October — Stats SA

The South African Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee will be announcing its repo rate decision on Thursday

Repo rate stays put amid concerns over growth

Governor Lesetja Kganyago warns of upward pressure on inflation and the challenging outlook for domestic growth

SA interest rates unchanged

The last time SARB cut the repo rate before March was in July 2017, when the MPC reduced the rate by 25 basis points from 7% to 6.75%

Reserve Bank keeps benchmark repurchase rate unchanged at 7%

The key lending rate has remained unchanged since March after the monetary policy committee raised it by 200 basis points.

Reserve Bank leaves repo rate unchanged, warns of risks to the rand

The MPC decided unanimously to leave the benchmark repurchase rate at 7%.

Reserve Bank raises repo rate sooner rather than later

The South African Reserve Bank has raised the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points.

Reserve Bank keeps interest rates steady

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the repo rate will remain on hold at 6%, for now.

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