Mashudu Masutha

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Mashudu Masutha is a business reporter at Eyewitness News.

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CPI increases to 4.6% in June

StatsSA says that consumer inflation has increased to 4.6% in June from 4.4% in May due to a hike in housing, utilities and transport costs.

SA unemployment rate stable at 26.7%

In its quarterly labour force survey which polls households, Statistics South Africa said there were 6.0 million people without jobs in the three months to the end of March.

Economists expect interest rate cut

The central bank last cut rates in July 2017, highlighting an improving inflation outlook, but warning of a slowdown in economic growth.