14 April 2020 – Eased lending requirements for banks

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Type of Intervention: Financial markets and monetary policy
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa eased regulatory requirements, including the capital and liquidity requirements, in order to release lending of up to R550 billion into the economy.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-tito-mboweni-media-briefing-economy-and-coronavirus-covid-19-14-apr-2020-0000