A surprise cut in July to an almost certain cut in September…
In a few hours, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will announce the Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) decision on the Repo Rate. What will it be? Here’s what we think:
The SARB has room to maneuver in spite of Junk Status and other economic woes, right?
Drought continues to impact prices. Will the SARB choose to attempt to shield the poor or help consumers and business?
It is South African Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Committee meeting time again! YAY! What will they do with the interest rates? While the JSE has taken a few knocks over […]
With inflation above targets across the year can the SARB keep interest rates on hold?
Unpacking the arguments for and against a May 2016 rate hike
“Too close to call” is what they’re saying about the rates announcement. But we all lose either way…
The problems that are causing the slide in the Rand and the quickening of inflation are largely out of the control of the SARB…
Rocky few weeks have gone by but really the SARB is in the same tough position it has been in for 2 years…
Can the Interest Rate really remain stable?
With a major public sector strike averted things are looking pretty stable, relatively speaking, in both the local and international economy. And this means that there is little incentive for […]
Things are pretty stable…for now. What will the oil price, Eskom and the Fed mean for us going forward?
Oil has placed a downward pressure on inflation which means there is no big reason for the SARB to increase the repo-rate
The last meeting of the year and the first for the new Governor of the SARB. What will happen?