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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

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

Newly appointed finance minister Malusi Gigaba should be given time to settle into the job before being judged on his performance, according to central bank governor Lesetja Kganyago. President Jacob Zuma’s decision to fire Pravin Gordhan as finance

A stronger rand and falling inflation expectations may allow South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago to start cutting interest rates this year as long as political developments don’t derail the currency’s gains. Higher commodity prices and