Inflation Breaches Target Band

The CPI inflation number came in today at 6.3% for July – breaching the 6% upper level of the target band. This is not expected to be a sustained breach, but it does make inflation uncomfortably high? What did our experts have to say?

Today’s ZA Confidential features comment from John Loos, Ettienne le Roux, Dawie Roodt and Nedbank.

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Tweet of the day:
Michael Jordaan (@MichaelJordaan): July inflation 6,3%. Ironic that regulated prices increased 12% and market prices only 5%. Privatise.

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