Razia Khan

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Name: Razia Khan
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Inflation threat, electioneering spending, the bile duct in CBN's menu

:21 Written by Blessing Anaro View Comments...MPC keeps rates unchanged, may be hawkish in future“THIS is the long awaited dance but some chickens may break their legs before the real music begins", said the great Nnamdi Azikiwe of Africa. Ordinarily, ... [Published National Daily - 5 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Race for capital by banks hots up

The recent adjustment of the modalities for computing banks’ regulatory capital by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will bring about increased capital-raising for financial institutions.The Managing Director/Head, Africa Research, Standard Chartered ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Marcus's exit: heat on Zuma

TRANSPARENT: Reserve Bank governor Gill MarcusSave & SharePRESIDENT Jacob Zuma must act fast to stave off pressure on the rand, which weakened on Thursday after Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus's surprise announcement that she would not stay on after ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Marcus to quit Reserve Bank in November

The South African Reserve Bank’s governor Gill Marcus yesterday announced she would not stay in the job after her term expires in November.“I will not be available,” she said after her last meeting of the bank’s interest rate-setting panel kept rates ... [Published Daily Dispatch - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 5 reports

Rand dips as Marcus calls it quits

Gill Marcus will quit as Reserve Bank governor in November, she announced yesterday."I think there is a cooling-off period of six months. I will decide then what I want to do," she said.Marcus, who gave no reason for her decision, became the bank's first ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Emerging stocks rebound on China hope

London - Emerging equities broke a nine-day losing streak on Wednesday, lifted by hopes of a cash injection from China's central bank and speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will maintain its pledge that interest rates will stay low.Russian shares, however, ... [Published IOL - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Economists expect rates to remain unchanged despite higher CPI

INFLATION rose slightly more than expected in August compared with a year ago, although economists still expect interest rates to remain unchanged on Thursday.The Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee started its meeting on Tuesday.Inflation as measured ... [Published BDlive - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria's key interest rate to remain on hold into next year: Reuters poll

An aerial view shows the central business district in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos, April 7, 2009.Credit: Reuters/Akintunde Akinleye(Reuters) - Nigeria's central bank is likely to leave monetary policy unchanged when it meets on Friday, but will ... [Published Reuters - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Government throws Eskom a lifeline

The state has thrown a promised lifeline to struggling power utility Eskom, announcing a bail-out package aimed at plugging  its R225-billion funding gap and helping it get back to financial sustainability.Experts have already warned however that the ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Economic worries grow as mining output sinks

Johannesburg - Mining output fell more than expected in July, hitting levels last seen in late 2012 and compounding doubt about whether the Reserve Bank will hike interest rates next week as the economy suffers.Mining output dropped 7.7% year-on-year ... [Published Finance 24 - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 4 reports

Inflation jumps in August raising likelihood of interest rate hike

Inflation rose to 8.36 per cent in August from 7.67 per cent in the previous month due to high food prices according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. [PHOTO: FILE/STANDARD]Kenya: Rising food prices, rent and transport helped push up inflation ... [Published East African Standard - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

August inflation at 8.36%, Central Bank's rate eyed

INCREASED food prices pushed up Kenya's inflation to a 25-month in August, data from Kenya National Bureau of Statistics showed yesterday.The inflation touched 8.36 per cent mark– 0.86 per cent above the government's 7.5 per cent upper limit target– up ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 02 2014]

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"what we don't yet know is what ultimately swayed the split decision in favour of 'no change'.  the more detailed individual policy statements from mpc members should shed light on this when they are eventually published.  was it a case of simple numerical voting?  or is there a sufficiently strong preference to either ease further or else hold policy steady.  this is likely to be the key point of interest going forward" , said Khan
If an outsider is chosen, the perception, rightly or wrongly, would be of a political appointment, but "the hope is that there will be some sort of succession within the bank" , said Razia Khan, Standard Chartered's regional research head for Africa
"dollar-rand moved higher as a knee-jerk response, reflecting the esteem in which governor marcus is held by the markets, and investors' belief in her anti-inflation credibility" Standard Bank analyst Razia Khan said

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Race for capital by banks hots up [Published The Nation Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
Inflation threat, electioneering spending, the ... [Published National Daily - 5 hours ago]
MPC voting pattern exposes CBN’s sensitivity to... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 13 hours ago]
Marcus's exit: heat on Zuma [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 21 2014]
Marcus to quit Reserve Bank in November [Published Daily Dispatch - Sep 19 2014]
Rand dips as Marcus calls it quits [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 18 2014]
Rand hits 7-month low as Marcus signals exit [Published Finance 24 - Sep 18 2014]
Who replaces Marcus at South African central bank? [Published SABC - Sep 18 2014]
S.Africa central bank holds rates, rand dips as... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
S.African central bank boss to step down [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Sep 18 2014]
Economists expect rates to remain unchanged des... [Published BDlive - Sep 17 2014]
Emerging stocks rebound on China hope [Published IOL - Sep 17 2014]
Pound to Rand Exchange Rate Outlook [Published AdBanks.net - Sep 17 2014]
Pound to Rand Exchange Rate Outlook - GBP/ZAR F... [Published Currency News - Sep 16 2014]
Nigeria's key interest rate to remain on hold i... [Published Reuters - Sep 16 2014]
S&P delays Eskom credit rating decision [Published BDlive - Sep 16 2014]
Government throws Eskom a lifeline [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Sep 15 2014]
South Africa launches support package for troub... [Published News.net - Sep 15 2014]
South Africa's shrinking output may see rates l... [Published Shanghai Metals Market - Sep 12 2014]
Economic worries grow as mining output sinks [Published Finance 24 - Sep 11 2014]
Mining output falls to 19-month low as platinum... [Published BDlive - Sep 11 2014]
Rising inflation poses challenge to CBN [Published Business Day Nigeria - Sep 11 2014]
Photo: UAE-Bangladesh Investment Company [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 10 2014]
Policy committee retains Central Bank rate at 8.5% [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 04 2014]
DATA COLLECTION: Fresh from the market [Published Financial Mail - Sep 04 2014]
Banks strategise ahead of N1tr AMCON bonds’ tim... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 03 2014]
Inflation jumps in August raising likelihood of... [Published East African Standard - Sep 02 2014]
Unease As BoU Tackles Inflation [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 02 2014]
Kenya: Inflation hits two-year high [Published IOL - Sep 02 2014]
August inflation at 8.36%, Central Bank's rate ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 02 2014]
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