Thursday, 18 September 2014 19:59

Repo rate unchanged, GDP forecast revised down

The Reserve Bank on Thursday kept the repo rate unchanged at 5,75% per annum amid concerns over inflation and economic growth.

Friday, 18 July 2014 13:18

Reserve Bank raise repo rate to 5.75%

The Reserve Bank has decided to raise the repo rate by 25 basis points, taking it to 5.75%, Governor Gill Marcus said on Thursday.

The Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has left the repo rate unchanged at 5.5% per annum.

The half point increase in the repo rate announced by the Reserve Bank on Wednesday (29 January 2014) certainly sent a shock wave through markets.

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 16:53

Reserve Bank hikes repo rate to 5.5%

The Reserve Bank has hiked up the repo rate to 5.5%.

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 08:51

Interest Rate Hike: Will You Sink or Swim?

During the last meeting of the Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee in September this year it was decided to leave interest rates unchanged for the seventh time, a decision that has made it easier for many home owners to comfortably pay their mortgages.

The depreciation of the rand is estimated to spike inflation well above the 6% target, but the move would be “relatively constrained”, SA Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said on Thursday.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 15:16

CPI inflation unchanged at 5.9% in April

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in April remained unchanged at 5.9% year-on-year, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:04

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 5%

The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has kept the repo rate unchanged at 5%, Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus said on Wednesday.

Listed property was a beneficiary of August’s more benign interest rate expectations, with a 2.8% total return

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