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3 Key points to remember

With matric mid-year exams right around the corner, it’s important for students to understand the significance of them in the greater scheme of their final year, as well as their prospects thereafter, an education expert says. Whilst many matric students put all their eggs in one basket when it comes …

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SARB hikes repo rate by 50 basis points

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced a repo rate increase of 50 basis points (bps), after the bank’s May Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on Thursday. The governor cited spiked global inflation for the decision, taking the bank’s key rate to 4.75% and the prime lending rate of commercial …

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Reserve Bank hikes rates by 50 basis points

The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to hike interest rates by 50 basis points, taking the repo rate to 4.75% per annum. The hike was in line with most analysts’ forecasts, while a forecast report from Finder, citing 22 economists, academics, and property specialists, pointed …

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