Reserve Bank News

D2/2018: Materiality threshold in respect of exposure to a foreign jurisdiction in applying jurisdictional reciprocity in the countercyclical capital buffer calculation

Publish Date: 2018-08-14
Category: PA Deposit-takers Banks: Directives



Information notice on the official gold and foreign exchange reserves of the South African Reserve Bank as at 31 July 2018

Publish Date: 2018-08-07
Category: Information Notice
Author: Financial Markets

This notice provides detail of the US dollar equivalent of the level of the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) official gold and foreign exchange reserves, Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) and foreign currency deposits received from customers published today in the SARB’s Statement of Assets and Liabilities as at 31 July 2018.


Balance of payments release effective from September 2018

Publish Date: 2018-08-06
Category: Media Releases

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will for the first time introduce a statistical release titled ‘Balance of payments: current account of the balance of payments’. This statistical release will be published two days after South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) figures are published by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).