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Source: South Africa : Detailed Assessment of Implementation on IOSCO Principles-Securities Markets

Volume/Issue: 2010/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212743

Keywords: regulation, legal authority, rules, regulatory system, regulations

South Africa has made substantial progress in addressing the recommendations of the Financial Sector Assessment Program and is continuing to build upon these accomplishments. The Financial Services Board and Depart...

South Africa

South Africa »

Source: South Africa : Report on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Banking Supervision, Insurance Supervision, and Securities' Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2010/352

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455212774

Keywords: regulation, legislation, legal authority, regulations, regulatory system

In South Africa, long-term insurers experienced some strains during the financial crisis, but there were no crisis-related failures. The capital markets suffered sharp declines but no systemic failures. The three s...

9 South Africa’s Real Exchange Rate Performance

9 South Africa’s Real Exchange Rate Performance »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

The rand has depreciated substantially since the end of apartheid. By the end of 2003, it lost about 50 percent of its value (Figure 9.1). Most of this depreciation reflected South Africa’s higher inflation...

7 HIV/AIDS in South Africa

7 HIV/AIDS in South Africa »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

The emergence of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and its substantial human and economic repercussions, is one of the most significant developments of South Africa’s post-apartheid period. Two thousand South Africans...

4 What Drives Saving in South Africa?

4 What Drives Saving in South Africa? »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Investment in physical or human capital is one of the major sources of economic growth. Empirically, investment and growth tend to be strongly correlated, and all growth models predict a positive response of...

South Africa
			: Detailed Assessment of Implementation on IOSCO Principles-Securities Markets

South Africa : Detailed Assessment of Implementation on IOSCO Principles-Securities Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2010/355

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 December 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455212743.002

ISBN: 9781455212743

Keywords: regulation, legal authority, rules, regulatory system, regulations

South Africa has made substantial progress in addressing the recommendations of the Financial Sector Assessment Program and is continuing to build upon these accomplishments. The Financial Services Board and Depart...

Post-Apartheid South Africa
			: The First Ten Years

Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years »

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589064706.071

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

This book provides a comprehensive review of recent economic developments in South Africa and the structural and policy challenges facing the authorities. Individual papers examine a range of topics such as unemplo...

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low?

5 Foreign Direct Investment in South Africa: Why Has It Been So Low? »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has played a considerable role in the development of South Africa’s economy, although in more recent years FDI has remained at relatively low levels compared with other emergi...

1 The First Ten Years After Apartheid: An Overview of the South African Economy

1 The First Ten Years After Apartheid: An Overview of the South African Economy »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

In successfully navigating the transition from apartheid to democracy, the government of South Africa has made impressive gains in stabilizing the economy and laying a firm found...

2 Economic Growth in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Growth-Accounting Analysis

2 Economic Growth in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Growth-Accounting Analysis »

Source: Post-Apartheid South Africa : The First Ten Years

Series: Books

Author(s): M. Nowak , and Luca Ricci

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2006

ISBN: 9781589064706

Keywords: inflation, hiv/aids, monetary policy, unemployment, exchange rate

This chapter examines South Africa’s growth performance since 1994 within a growth-accounting framework, and assesses growth prospects going forward. 1 Near-term prospects can be...