Repo Rate

No surprises from reserve bank as rate remains static

As expected, the reserve bank left the repo rate unchanged at 5% at its monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting.

MPC keeps repo rate unchanged at 5%

Following its monetary police committee's three-day meeting, the South African Reserve Bank has left the repo rate at 5% for the third time.

Reserve Bank leaves repo rate unchanged

The Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5%.

No repo rate Christmas bonus from Reserve Bank

The South African Reserve Bank has announced it would stick to its accommodative stance on monetary policy.

Domestic issues weigh on the rand

Food and petrol price rises are expected to pose the greatest risk to inflation in the near future.

Marcus says no need for more slack, repo rate stays at 5%

The South African Reserve Bank has left the repo rate unchanged at 5%, saying there was no need for more monetary loosening.

Repo rate unchanged over eurozone fears

The monetary policy committee on Thursday decided to leave the repo rate -- at which the Reserve Bank lends to commercial bank at 5.5%.

Marcus leaves interest rates unchanged

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus has again announced interest rates will remain unchanged at 5.5%.

Don’t expect change on interest rates, say economists

The South African Reserve Bank will leave interest rates unchanged for the foreseeable future should economic conditions persist, economists predict.

Interest rates remain unchanged at 5.5%

The South African Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee has announced that the repo rate needs to remain constant to build a "stable" environment.

Fedusa urges repo rate cut

Fedusa says the South African Reserve Bank should cut the repo rate by at least 100 basis points to stimulate the economy and create jobs.

Repo rates remain steady at 5.5%

The South African Reserve Bank has left the repo rate unchanged at 5.5%.


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