ISAAH MHLANGA: Poll or no poll, the Reserve Bank does its own thing
Independence is demonstrated by decisions during election years, even though the debt-to-GDP ratio is less prudent
A fortnight ago, I argued that both monetary and fiscal policy must provide stability by creating predictability for investors, businesses and households, as these policy decisions guide investment and consumption decisions.
Limiting unexpected and seemingly populist policy decisions and remaining on the policy path already embarked on, particularly when it comes to fiscal policy, can shore up confidence for investors, especially at times of geopolitical and domestic electoral uncertainty. ..
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