South African Reserve Bank

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

SA escapes Moody’s junk guillotine — for now

South Africa's credit rating outlook is revised from stable to negative, but not downgraded to junk status at this stage

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%

Defamation law’s face is changing

With big-money claims in rapidly heard defamation cases seemingly increasing, what does it mean?

Kganyago, Mboweni back the SARB’s independence and monetary policy stance

Thursday’s joint statement supporting the SARB comes after new deputy finance minister David Masondo is quoted questioning current monetary policy

Nationalisation of the Reserve Bank cannot be reckless — Mantashe

The ANC’s national chairperson says there are people 'waiting in the wings' to 'cash out for maximum benefit'

Ramaphosa, heed Césaire’s words and be bold and decisive

It’s a challenging time for the government as it seeks to stir confidence both about South Africa’s ability to turn things around

Ramaphosa’s Sona affirms Reserve Bank mandate

President Cyril Ramaphosa reaffirms mandate of the SARB, but says price stability while necessary is not a sufficient condition for economic growth.

ANC wants to shake up procurement

The party’s lekgotla agreed to changes in state buying, an important decision overshadowed by ‘poor economic understanding’ at Luthuli House

Ace’s bizarre statements reveal a sinister game plan

That ANC secretary general's statement on the Reserve Bank this week sent shivers down the country’s spine

No nationalisation of Reserve Bank — ANC top six

ANC top six meet to discuss economic situation amidst spat over the mandate of central bank with the party distancing itself from Magashule’s comments

Retail focus for banking’s phoenix

The African Bank, which relied on unsecured lending, has diversified its product offerings

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

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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.