Turning up the heat

The whole country is holding its breath for the long awaited decision from the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) on Eskom's application for a revised tariffs increase. Nersa will make public its crucial decision tomorrow. A sharp rise in electricity tariff will drive up inflation and in turn, interest rates. Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni last week warned against anything above a six percent rise. - Lihle Z Mtshali

The whole country is holding its breath for the long awaited decision from the National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) on Eskom's application for a revised tariffs increase. Nersa will make public its crucial decision tomorrow. A sharp rise in electricity tariff will drive up inflation and in turn, interest rates. Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni last week warned against anything above a six percent rise. - Lihle Z Mtshali

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