For the past five years, the economy has suffered increasingly from a demand deficiency, one of the key reasons for real GDP growth having stopped in its tracks.

Since 2015, millions of households and business owners would have been extremely frustrated at the inexplicable decision of the Reserve Bank's monetary policy committee (MPC) to start increasing the repo rate...

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