Should the SARB cut interest rates this week?

It is everywhere in the news and some would have you believe that pressure is building for a rate cut this week. Do you think that a 50 basis points reduction in the repo rate will boost business confidence, improve growth propects or influence inflation expectations?

And for recommended reading: Fiscal policy in the EU is only coming up later in the semester, but it will be useful to bookmark this page: The Economist’s debate on Euro debt and it is drawing to a close soon (the debate, not the crisis).

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