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The Quantec Money and Credit Market Trends and Forecasts report, is a Quarterly overview of the movement of money market interest rates, liquidity operations and movements, as well as money supply and credit growth trends. Recent trends of the lending by monetary institutions are shown and forecasts provided for selected balance sheet items of the banking sector. The report includes an appendix describing the working of the SARB’s monetary policy transmission mechanism.
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20 September 2019
The MPC unanimously decided to reduce the repurchase rate by 25 basis points to 6.5% per annum with effect from 19 July 2019.
02 November 2018
The actual daily liquidity requirement of private sector banks varied between R49.0 billion and R67.4 billion in the second quarter of 2018, much wider than the range of between R52.3 billion and R61.6 billion in the first quarter of the year.
09 July 2018
The SARB maintained the average daily liquidity requirement of private sector banks at around R56 billion over the past two quarters.
15 May 2018
Overall funding conditions in the market for interbank lending remained fairly stable between October 2017 and February 2018, with rates only on occasion exceeding the standing facility limits. Subscribers to EasyData can download the complete report in PDF format on www.easydata.co.za..
23 February 2018
Domestic money market rates initially edged lower after the reduction in the repurchase rate in July 2017, in line with moderate inflation outcomes and the appreciation in the exchange value of the rand at the time.
10 May 2017
Consumer confidence remained weak amid continued concern about households’ finances, which contributed to the subdued demand for credit. Subscribers to EasyData can download the complete report in PDF format on www.easydata.co.za..
06 February 2017
Consumer confidence remained weak amid continued concern about households’ finances, contributing to subdued demand for credit. Subscribers to EasyData can download the complete report in PDF format on www.easydata.co.za..
01 November 2016
Credit extension to the household sector remained fragile in the first half of 2016, although slightly higher than in the previous year.
11 August 2016
Despite a challenging business environment over the past two years, credit demand by the corporate sector has been strong, contributing more than 70% to the growth in total loans and advances during this period.
29 April 2016
Money-market rates have been moving higher since the second quarter of 2013, with the 12m JIBAR rising from 5.5% to 8.65% by March 2016.