TITLE

Boring times - just what investors need

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Shaun
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Finance Week;8/24/2005, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of Tito Mboweni, governor of South Africa Reserve Bank, to keep interest rate and inflation rate stable. Rate of interest in investment; Comments of Johann Els, economist, on subdued inflationary pressures effect on interest rate; Benefits of stable inflation rate and few changes in interest rates on investors.
ACCESSION #
18843790

 

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