S Africa c bank reiterate difference with Zimbabwe

SOUTH AFRICA - South Africa's central bank reiterated on Monday the factors that distinguished its economy from neighbouring Zimbabwe, whose woes have dented investor confidence in the region and adversely hit the rand.

"The rand continues to be haunted by problems of contagion due to investors' tendencies to perceive the South African and Zimbabwean experience from the same viewpoint," the bank said in the debut of a new bulletin Labour Markets and Social Frontiers.

"There are, however, fundam