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Interest rate surprise: SARB cuts rates for first time since mid-2012

SARB revises down expectation for 2017 headline inflation to 5.3% from 5.7% previously Since the […]

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Too early for lower interest rates?

In recent official statements by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), the South African Reserve Bank […]

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South African CEOs: A golden window of opportunity to disrupt

In the 21st century world of business, the only constant thing is change. According to […]

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Current account deficit widens during Q1 (Although trade balance is in surplus)

The current account balance serves as a measurement of inflows and outflows of goods, services […]

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SA economy falls into recession in 2017Q1

Economic activity declines q-o-q despite recovery in agriculture and mining Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) reported […]

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SARB adopts wait-and-see approach – keeps rates on hold in May

But improved inflation outlook puts rate decrease back on the table in coming months The […]

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Other nations have built more equal societies, but SA is found wanting

Mechanisms to achieve radical transformation are vague — research firm has lessons on reducing poverty. […]

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Freeze on rates to continue in May amid ‘fluid prospects’ for South Africa

This week the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is […]

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Four misconceptions about SA’s interest rate policy

Unsurprisingly, South Africans keep a close eye on the outlook for interest rates. Local consumers […]

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The economics of rush hour traffic

The recently released TomTom Traffic Index (TTTI) 2017 provides drivers, industry leaders and policymakers with […]

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