South Africa’s inflation rate reached the mid-point of the central bank’s target range of 3-6% in December — something the Reserve Bank says would allow for flexibility in dealing with price shocks.
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The South African Reserve Bank increased its benchmark interest rate for the first time in more than two years as it sees inflation risks staying elevated.
South Africa’s inflation rate fell in May as food prices rose at the slowest pace since 2013, reducing chances that the central bank will increase interest rates later this year. Consumer prices climbed 4.4% from a year
South Africa’s inflation rate fell to seven-year low in March, moving further below the midpoint of the central bank’s target range. Inflation slowed to 3.8% from a year earlier compared to 4% in February, Pretoria-based
South Africa’s economic growth could pick up faster than forecast if the right structural reforms are implemented, the Reserve Bank said. That means the economy could expand faster than the 2% for 2020 the central
The Reserve Bank cut borrowing costs for the first time in five years as inflation eased to a 19-month low and the economy suffers through the second recession in almost a decade. The Monetary Policy Committee
Inflation rate rose for the first time this year in May after food-price growth quickened from the slowest pace since December 2015. Consumer price inflation accelerated to 5.4% from 5.3% in April, matching
South Africa’s graft ombudsman has suggested changes to the nation’s constitution to amend the Reserve Bank’s primary objective of protecting the value of the currency. The chairman of parliament’s justice committee
South Africa’s inflation rate fell within the central bank’s target band in April for the first time in eight months, reinforcing chances that the rate-increase cycle may have come to an end
South African inflation is under control and the central bank will maintain a policy to keep it low to protect the poor and ease inequality, Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago said. Pursuing other priorities