Repo Rate

Steady repo rate welcomed as housing market outlook remains weak

The decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank to leave the repo rate unchanged is most welcome in a climate where the economic and housing market outlook remains weak.

Reserve Bank maintains interest rates at 7%, raises growth forecast

Pretoria – The South African Reserve Bank on Thursday, left the repo rate at 7 percent for a third consecutive time this year, raising its forecast for economic growth to 0.4 percent.

Interest Rates on hold, good news for economy and property market

South Africans have welcomed the decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the South African Reserve Bank to retain the repo rate at 7%, making it easier for real estate business to prosper.

Repo Rate stays at 7%, economy still fragile

South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) Governor, Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday announced the bank decided to keep the repo rate at 7% — with prime lending interest rate at 10.5%.

Bad news as Interest rate goes up

The South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on Thursday increased the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25%, in a move Governor Lesetja Kganyago citing concerns over a weak rand and rising inflation.

A sigh of relief as Reserve Bank retains repo rate at 5.75%

South Africans can breathe a sigh of relief as the Reserve Bank decided to leave the repo interest rate unchanged at 5.75% on Thursday, saying the domestic growth outlook had deteriorated further.

Repo rate hike unlikely to impact on listed property

Yesterday’s repo rate increase by the Reserve Bank is unlikely to have any impact on South Africa’s listed property sector, Grindrod Asset Management chief investment officer Ian Anderson said.

Reserve Bank hikes Repo Rate to 5.75%

South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor Gill Marcus decided to raise the repo rate by 25 basis points, taking it to 5.75%, following a three-day meeting with the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).

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