The Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s Interest Rate Market provides investors with the opportunity to trade products in both the cash and the derivative markets. JIBAR is the money market rate used by South Africa. The rate comes in one-month, three-month, six-month and 12-month discount terms. The rate is determined as an average of the rates indicated by local and international banks. JIBAR is calculated as a yield and then converted into a discount.
Key Features and Coverage at RIMES
For this data source, RIMES hosts 9 money markets and 5 indexes.
- Index coverage includes: 3, 6 and 12 month indexes, call deposit index, and short-term fixed interest rate index.
- Money Market coverage includes: ZAR Interest Rates on Margin, ZAR Jibar Monthly Rates, ZAR Overnight Rate, and SARB Call Rate.
- Some of the items available include: Series value, Total Return and Rate (money market data)