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Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year

Reduces inflation projections.

At the mercy of fuel prices rather than interest rates

High cost of petrol and diesel wipes out any benefit of an expected cut in the repo rate.

The Goldilocks era may soon be over for Europe’s star economy

The shift, driven by resurgent consumer prices, marks the end of an era for Poland.

‘Policy certainty is the cheapest form of stimulus’ – Reserve Bank advisor

As high debt levels limit SA's growth acceleration options.

Credit ratings: We’re in red-flag territory

'Three strikes and you're out', they say. SA needs to take action now or face a third downgrade.

Boeing 737 Max to be flying again by December, FAA official says

An exact date cannot be confirmed but work is progressing on safety fixes to the aircraft, FAA says.

Manufacturing jumps to best in over two years as power woes ease

Production of cars, electronics, metal products and furniture contribute to positive performance.

World’s fastest-growing economy may not be so fast after all

India’s statistics may have been painting a far rosier picture of economic growth than the more modest reality of the past decade.

Moody’s sees SA rate cuts looming to support economy

The economy may expand 1% this year and 1.5% in 2020, Moody's says.

South African current account deficit widens in Q1

This follows a 2.2% shortfall in Q4 of 2018.

IMF warns US-China tariffs to slash global growth in 2020

Taxing all trade between the two countries would cause some $455bn in GDP to evaporate - Christine Lagarde.

Central banks are poised to act as world economic warnings flash

Monetary policy makers are again seeking to shore up weak growth and inflation.

SA posts trade balance deficit in April

A trade balance deficit of R3.43bn was recorded in April.

South African consumer confidence recovers slightly in Q2 – survey

Although household budgets are expected to remain constrained.



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