Reserve Bank News

The South African Reserve Bank and the Bank of England agree to cooperate

Publish Date: 2018-04-17
Category: Media Releases

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has agreed to cooperate with the Bank of England (BoE) on training and technical assistance as part of a pilot project funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) aimed at providing assistance to central banks in selected African countries.​

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SARB commissions forensic investigation into VBS Mutual Bank

Publish Date: 2018-04-13
Category: Media Releases

Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Prudential Authority (PA), Mr Kuben Naidoo, has appointed Advocate T Motau SC as an investigator in terms of section 134 of the Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017 to conduct a forensic investigation into the affairs of VBS.

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

Publish Date: 2018-04-09
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 March 2018.

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