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South Africa's Reserve Bank expected to cut rates soon: Reuters poll

21 Jun 2019

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's Reserve Bank will probably cut interest rates next month or in September to boost the country's economy, a Reuters poll found on Friday.

'Balancing act' for emerging market currencies through year-end: Reuters poll

06 Jun 2019

JOHANNESBURG Emerging market investors will be more cautious and selective in making risky bets against a strong dollar in coming months as fears over the United States' aggressive trade policy rattles markets, a Reuters poll found on Thursday.

South Africa to keep interest rates on hold on May 23: Reuters poll

17 May 2019

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's Reserve Bank will leave interest rates unchanged next week as it manages a tight balancing act between inflation threatening to quicken later this year and a weak growth outlook, a Reuters poll found on Friday.

Top two African economies to drag on sub-Saharan growth this year - Reuters poll

18 Apr 2019

JOHANNESBURG Economic disruption from uneven currency trading in Nigeria and continued electricity shortages in South Africa are set to hold back overall growth across sub-Saharan Africa this year, a Reuters poll of economists found on Thursday.

2019 Outlook for EM currencies mixed, carry trades not in full swing yet: Reuters poll

05 Apr 2019

JOHANNESBURG Yield-hungry investors will trade cautiously in risky emerging market currencies this year against the dollar despite the U.S. Federal Reserve's recent dovish stance, a Reuters poll found, though there is still interest.

South Africa finance minister to trim deficit forecast on growth hopes: Reuters poll

14 Feb 2019

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's Treasury head Tito Mboweni is likely to appease rating agencies and squeeze a tenth of a percentage point off his previous budget deficit forecast for next financial year, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.

South Africa's rand to shed half its 2019 gains in a year: Reuters poll

06 Feb 2019

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's rand will lose half of the 7 percent gains made against the U.S. dollar since the start of the year over the next 12 months, pressured by fiscal constraints and weak growth, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday.

Sub-Saharan Africa's growth to accelerate despite tighter global conditions: Reuters poll

17 Jan 2019

JOHANNESBURG Sub-Saharan economies will cope with tighter global liquidity this year and grow faster than in 2018, albeit at a lackluster rate compared to the commodity price boom heydays of a decade ago, a Reuters poll found.

South Africa's central bank to wait until May for next rate hike: Reuters poll

13 Dec 2018

JOHANNESBURG The South African Reserve Bank will not raise interest rates again until May, according to a Reuters poll, taken after the central bank surprised many economists last month by adding 25 basis points to borrowing costs.

South Africa's rand seen weakening in volatile run-up to May vote: Reuters poll

06 Dec 2018

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's rand <ZAR=D3> is expected to erase around a third of the 10 percent gains made in the past two months in the run-up to May elections as strong volatility rattles the currency, a Reuters poll found on Thursday.

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