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Interest rates may fall, and not due to politics

Bloomberg survey predicts rate cut.

What Africa’s key central banks will discuss in the next 10 days

SA's interest rate decision to be announced on July 18.

Unprepared UK facing highest risk of recession since 2007

The decline of the pound, a widening current account deficit, and poor economic growth are worrying signs of what’s to come for the UK, report reveals.

Citigroup disappointed by SA investment as deals stall

South Africa is one step away from falling out of the World Government Bond Index.

Reserve Bank expected to cut rates on July 18

Poll shows economists assign a median 60% probability rates will be cut on July 18.

SA’s net foreign reserves rise to $43.940bn in June

From $43.178 billion in May.

SA stuck in longest business-cycle slump since 1945

There's risk that SA may fall into its second recession in a year.

Record-low inflation expectations point to rate cut

Sarb says it sees price growth averaging 4.5% in 2019.

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.



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