WATCH: What the Bank’s decision to keep rates on hold means

Investec chief economist Annabel Bishop, Stanlib chief economist Kevin Lings and Kwaku Koranteng, head of institutional business at Absa Multimanagement talks ...

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Behind the Reserve Bank’s close call to hold rates

MPC votes 4-3 to keep the repo rate at 6.5% as the economy looks set to grow just 0.7% in 2018

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What to expect from the president’s stimulus package

The plan includes the new Mining Charter, far-reaching changes to tourist regulations and an infrastructure investment plan

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Grim growth forecast keeps rate hike at bay

MPC votes 4-3 to keep the repo rate at 6.5% as the economy looks set to grow just 0.7% in 2018

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OECD revises down SA’s growth forecasts

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development cites uncertainty about the pace of economic reforms for its view

Reserve Bank keeps rates on hold but warns of myriad risks

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kjanyago highlights weaker rand and rising oil prices as concerns

Rand steady at firmer levels as Reserve Bank keeps rates unchanged

The Reserve Bank governor expresses concern about higher inflation but emphasises that economic growth remains subdued

Cabinet adopts package aimed at igniting economic recovery

President Cyril Ramaphosa will hold a media briefing on Friday to provide details of the stimulus package

Reserve Bank walks a tightrope on interest rates

Most economists expect monetary policy committee to hold, while others say weak rand and oil price will force its hand

Tough call for Bank on interest rates

Most economists expect monetary policy committee to hold, while others say weak rand and oil price will force its hand

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With August’s CPI lower than expected, a hike in interest rates will be a close call

The rand firmed on the news of the lower inflation figure, strengthening to R14.77 to the dollar from R14.8917

WATCH: CEOs vow to avoid retrenchments as far as possible

Nicky Newton-King is part of the CEO Initiative as CEO of the JSE, and she spoke to Business Day TV

CEOs vow to do their best to avoid retrenchments as economy sags

But CEO Initiative head Jabu Mabuza says periods of economic distress often require employees and business leaders to do more with fewer resources

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to kick-start economy unfolds

Ramaphosa’s office says the stimulus package will reprioritise government spending, within the existing fiscal framework

Do not expect word on state’s funding plans for SOEs before end-October

Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene says the state-owned company sector represents a major risk to the fiscal framework, and reforms are required

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