South African Reserve Bank

 
Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%
Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5%
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has unanimously decided to keep the repo unchanged at 6.5%.
IMF bailout not wise – or needed
IMF bailout not wise – or needed
There is no debating that South Africa’s fiscal finances are in a dire state.
Defamation law’s face is changing
Defamation law’s face is changing
With big-money claims in rapidly heard defamation cases seemingly increasing, legal reporter Franny Rabkin takes a look at why this is...
Mkhwebane loses again, this time over Vrede dairy probe
Mkhwebane loses again, this time over Vrede dairy probe
In yet another stinging court defeat for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, the high court on Thursday made a personal and punitive costs order...
Getting rid of Mkhwebane won’t be easy
Getting rid of Mkhwebane won’t be easy
As President Cyril Ramaphosa huddled last weekend with his advisers and lawyers, the question that pulsed through his cerebrum must have been: Will...
Reserve Bank cuts repo rate
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 to 6.5%
How to keep central banks independent
How to keep central banks independent
Some observers say central banks can best mitigate risks to their independence by returning to the narrow price-stability mandate that served...
Kganyago, Mboweni back the SARB’s independence and monetary policy stance
Kganyago, Mboweni back the SARB’s independence and monetary policy stance
In a joint statement released on Thursday afternoon, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor Lesetja Kganyago,...
Saul’s bold last stand for the ANC
Saul’s bold last stand for the ANC
From a premier who spent R50 000 on KFC in just 10 days in office to one who is rejecting excesses such as flashy cars, blue-light convoys and...
Failure to fix the economy will undo Cyril
Failure to fix the economy will undo Cyril
Is Cyril Ramaphosa winning or losing? This is the burning question of the day. And because it is generally a time of great anxiety and growing...
Mantashe defends Ramaphosa, Gordhan
Mantashe defends Ramaphosa, Gordhan
ANC chairman Gwede Mantashe says Public Protector Busisiwe has taken on a “political role” by investigating donations to President Cyril...
Nationalisation of the Reserve Bank cannot be reckless — Mantashe
Nationalisation of the Reserve Bank cannot be reckless — Mantashe
The ANC’s responsibility is to protect the coffers of the state, as some shareholders of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) are waiting in the...

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