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Why the JSE closed lower last week Friday

By Sunburst Staff Trading on the JSE started high last week and closed weaker on Friday. This was after trading lower for most of the week. This was as markets responded to decision of the Reserve Bank statement released on Thursday in which interest rates were kept unchanged. According to the bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC), the deteriorating inflation outlook […]

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The MPC to keeps Repo Rate Unchanged at 5.75 percent

By Vivian Atud We should expect the South African Reserve Bank to keep the repo rate unchanged – at 5.75% due to the lower trajectory of headline inflation and continued weak state of the economy. This was also the case at the previous MPC meeting. Let me start by introducing my readers to the objectives of monetary policy in South […]

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The MPC keeps Repo Rate Unchanged- What does this mean for ordinary consumers?

Following the announcement that the South African Reserve Bank has unanimously decided to keep the repo rate on hold – at 5.75% due to the lower trajectory of headline inflation and continued weak state of the economy, many south African are grappling with what this means for them and their consumption. Let me start by introducing my readers to the […]

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