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South African interest (repo rate)

Current and historic interest rates from the South African central bank

Below you will find a table with the recent interest rate development of the repo rate of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). This rate is often referred to when it comes to "the South African interest rate".

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Latest interest rate changes
Modification date Interest
23-07-2020 3.50%
21-05-2020 3.75%
14-04-2020 4.25%
19-03-2020 5.25%
16-01-2020 6.25%
18-07-2019 6.50%
22-11-2018 6.75%
28-03-2018 6.50%
21-07-2017 6.75%
17-03-2016 7.00%

The table above is adjusted with every interest rate change by the South African central bank.

Graph with historical South African interest rates

The chart above shows the historical development of the South African central bank's repo rate.