Household credit growth sinks to five-year low

2015-03-31 06:00

Growth in the total value of outstanding credit balances in the South African household sector has hit its lowest level since January 2010, says Absa.

R13bn lower oil consumer boon not enough

2015-03-15 12:44

An amount of R13bn has to date been injected back into the pockets of South African households due to lower oil prices, says an economist.

Crushed by car instalment burden

2015-03-10 17:35

A Fin24 user is desperate to find a way to pay less on his monthly vehicle instalment.

Absa encouraged by budget - expert

2015-02-25 16:23

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's 2015/16 budget will help people in lower and middle-income households when they sell property, says Absa.

Building costs continue to soar

2015-02-20 12:12

Growth in the planning phase of residential building in the SA market for new housing was at its highest level in over 10 years in 2014, says an expert.

Online investment platforms and going it alone

2015-02-03 14:01

A Fin24 user wants to know about online investment platforms and investing on the JSE by himself.

Best olive oils in SA honoured

2014-12-17 13:18

South Africa's top extra virgin olive oils were honoured at the 2014 Absa Top 5 Olive Oil Awards.

Slowdown in mid-segment house price growth

2014-12-05 12:23

Year-on-year growth in the nominal value of middle-segment homes in SA has slowed down further in November, according to and index.

Capital flight dwarfs corruption - SACP

2014-10-29 19:57

Capital flight is a bigger impediment to radical economic transformation than corruption, says SA Communist Party deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin.

Pay devices cause duplicate card transactions

2014-10-21 12:28

Certain merchant pay point devices have caused duplicate card transactions to occur on the accounts of a number of consumers.


Major banks leave interest rates unchanged

2015-03-26 17:34

Major SA banks have indicated that they will leave their interest rates unchanged following the SA Reserve Bank's announcement that the repo rate will stay at 5.75%.

Happy Ralinala: Front row view of how women empowerment transforms

2015-03-13 13:26

Happy talks to Alec Hogg about entrepreneurship, her life, helping empower women, and what might change if Jacob Zuma’s successor were female.

Customers slightly happier with SA banks - index

2015-03-02 14:03

SA banks have achieved slightly higher customer satisfaction scores in an index, with Capitec and FNB tops in perceived quality and exceeding expectations.

Increase in fuel price concerning - Absa

2015-02-25 16:06

The proposed 80.5c/litre increase in the fuel price levies from April 1, combined with the expected 90c/litre price increase in March, is concerning, Absa says.

Middle-segment house price growth continues

2015-02-06 17:30

Year-on-year growth in the average nominal value of middle-segment homes in the SA remains relatively stable, according to a property expert.

Solid performance expected in housing market

2015-01-14 16:37

The residential property market in SA is set to show another relatively good performance in 2015, says an expert as he looks at trends.

Absa fixes internet banking outage

2014-12-12 10:50

Absa says its internet banking services have been restored after it suffered a technical glitch on Friday morning, but customers are still complaining on social media.

Moody's downgrades big five SA banks

2014-11-11 15:00

Moody's has downgraded the long-term deposit and senior debt ratings of the five largest South African banks and also looked at the IDC and Development Bank.

Fresh out of debt review, needing car finance

2014-10-29 15:45

A Fin24 user who has just come out of debt review was told he needs to get his credit score up before he can get vehicle finance.

Two awards withdrawn from Loeries

2014-10-07 09:24

Two awards received by advertising agency Ireland/Davenport have been withdrawn by the Loeries as they did not meet the entry criteria.

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