Articles about
Interest rates

“Invest for the long haul. Don’t get too greedy and don’t get too scared.” – Shelby M.C. Davis

Tighter financial conditions are the greatest near-term threat to global growth

South African government bonds remain attractive despite global shocks

What did this programme really achieve?

Good intentions and a renewed commitment to growth are not enough to make government's financial position sustainable

“Battles are never the end of the war” – former US President James Garfield

The economic cost of rent seeking

Government’s management of the power crisis will be telling of its broader capacity for reform

Taking money offshore may be popular, but, at present, South African opportunities are still more attractive.

But depressed growth and further Eskom support weigh heavily on government

Central bank action has had a profound effect on risk sentiment, we take a look at how global bond markets have responded.

A look at rising inflation and interest rates and the tough decisions central banks need to make as remedy.