Plenderleith to retire from SARB

South African Reserve Bank deputy governor Ian Plenderleith will retire at the end of his three-year contract on 31 December 2005, an SARB spokesperson was quoted as saying this week.

"I can confirm that deputy governor Ian Plenderleith will retire at the end of his three-year contract," Samantha Henkeman said.

Plenderleith was a former deputy governor of the Bank of England and was seen by the South African financial markets as providing a great deal of international experience, when he was ap