Originally published by our partner, Mortgage Max. Along with many South Africans, MortgageMax has been pleasantly surprised at the Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Committee’s decision to cut the repo rate […]
There was some encouraging news for the property sector in today’s Budget speech by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, which addressed some of the major issues that are putting the brakes […]
Taken from the Mortgage Max newsletter of 29 March 2019. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank has once again decided to leave South Africa’s repo rate unchanged […]
Will the SARB keep rates on hold until next year? Find out what FNB thinks and why…
While Zuma’s relatively painless (as yet) fall from power is undoubtedly a great positive for the country it is not and could never be a panacea for all that ails […]
Is four weeks of Ramaphosa enough to improve the economy?
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…