Tag: rates

South Africa keeps rate at 6.75%, says risks to inflation rising

South Africa’s central bank kept its benchmark repo rate at 6.75 percent on Thursday, in-line with expectations, citing increased risks to inflation posed by currency weakness, possible credit downgrades and political jostling. “The...

South African Reserve Bank to hold repo rates

 South Africa's Reserve Bank is expected to leave interest rates unchanged at its July 20 meeting, according to a Reuters poll released on Monday, but economists expect a dovish statement as the...

South Africa’s central bank wary of cutting rates: Kahn

South Africa's central bank is wary of cutting interest rates to support economic growth.

Markets see South Africa cutting rates to boost growth

South African bonds priced in a higher likelihood of a 50 basis point rate cut by the central bank sooner than anticipated.

S.A investors in for nasty surprise if they try make changes to loan facilities

Not only is the age of the access bond over, but they may trigger changes which result in new, unattractive rates from their bank.

Three reasons S.A's Reserve Bank may keep interest rates unchanged

Governor Kganyago has highlighted that the MPC is conscious of the economic growth implications of higher interest rates.

Gold on track for worst month since June 2013 on looming rate hike

Bullion has lost $150 from a Nov. 9 post U.S. election high of $1,337.40 per ounce, hurt by a rally in the U.S.

South Africa's Q3 unemployment highest in 13 years

5.873 million people without jobs in the third quarter.