How Big a Repo Hike can we expect from SARB’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)?

Following the November 2021 MPC meeting, various factors drove fuel price hikes that landed the petrol price at R20/liter by the close of 2021. The SARB's decision to raise the repo rate in November was largely aimed at containing inflation that was already testing the upper boundaries (5% for the months September and October 2021) and protecting the Rand from further depreciation. ... Read More

The Kettle Consulting Municipality Finance Index (KCMFI)- South African Municipality Overall Financial Performance (2020)

Prince Ken Nkiwane and Justin Kettle deliver a summary of the overall financial performance of South Africa’s eight metropolitan municipalities (metros). The analysis uses the Kettle Consulting Municipal Finance Index (KCMFI) to rank performance. Crucial areas of improvement are identified for incoming governments to address to bolster the financial sustainability of their respective municipalities. ... Read More