The Reserve Bank is largely expected to cut the repo rate again this week. The Monetary Policy Committee is meeting and is expected to announce its decision on Thursday.
Economist, Raymond Parsons, has welcomed with cautious optimism the growth of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2019.
The National Treasury Economist, Dr Duncan Pieterse, says the public’s engagement in the Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s plan will enhance government’s programmes to tackle unemployment and poverty.
The Director of the African Economic Research Consortium Njuguna Ndungu’u says research papers presented on the challenges facing the economies of the African continent will be valuable to help shape the economies.
Lending to the private sector in the eurozone picked up pace in December, official data showed Monday, suggesting little effect from the withdrawal of a key pillar of central bank stimulus last month.