Zwane’s alleged interference in Gupta bank dispute unlawful - judgment

2017-08-18 12:47

The alleged interference in the dispute between the Guptas and SA’s top four banks by Cabinet’s inter-ministerial committee was unlawful, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

This bank is still the cheapest for personal transactions, Solidarity research shows

2017-08-10 21:14

Capitec bank still reigns supreme when it comes to bank charges related to personal transaction accounts, research revealed.

PMI shows slight uptick in private sector prospects

2017-08-03 10:22

The Standard Bank South Africa purchasing managers' index rose from 49.0 in June to 50.1 in July, signalling broadly no change in overall private sector operating conditions.

Standard Bank Zim unit steps in to help fund Zim mining sector

2017-07-10 11:57

Zimbabwe’s Stanbic Bank, a unit of Standard Bank, says it provided 46% of the country’s mining sector capital requirements for the year 2016.

Economy weighs heavily on housing market

2017-06-29 19:04

The difficult economic environment has weighed heavily on demand for housing and in turn impacted prices, the Standard Bank National House Price Index has revealed.

SA banks slated for dirty energy investments

2017-06-15 09:41

South Africa’s banks continue to bankroll coal investments to the tune of billions every year, risking leaving investors with stranded assets.

Insurers pitch in to cover Cape disaster costs

2017-06-11 13:47

Several insurers have started processing claims for the damage caused by the Cape storm and Knysna fires, this is in addition to the corporates which have set up funds to aid those in need.

Banks, businesses, and organisations donate millions towards #KnysnaFire

2017-06-10 18:37

Private institutions have heeded the call by the Western Cape government for humanitarian donations towards the relief efforts of the devastating fires that continue to ravage the Southern Cape.

'It was not a black-white issue’

2017-06-04 06:02

The inclusion of a key Standard Bank executive on Liberty’s board three months before Liberty boss Thabo Dloti resigned has given rise to the perception that Dloti’s ouster was a planned move.

Liberty CEO Thabo Dloti quits

2017-05-30 07:58

Liberty CEO Thabo Dloti has resigned with immediate effect, following a difference of opinion with the board on the company's immediate focus.


Standard Bank delivers sturdy results

2017-08-17 09:57

Standard Bank turned in a solid performance in the last half year, reporting an 11% rise in profit.

Africa's biggest economies seen hindering Nedbank's strategy

2017-08-04 10:31

Nedbank finds its profitability is at the mercy of the oil price and Nigerian and South African politicians, because of reliance on its two biggest markets.

JSE reverses towards the close to end in the red

2017-08-02 19:16

Equities closed the say in the red, having been dragged down by weaker commodity prices.

Why SA banks are truly world class

2017-07-09 14:52

South African banks are very different from banks in many other countries, Lafferty group CEO Michael Lafferty tells Fin24 why.

Listed residential funds address affordable housing backlog - bank

2017-06-21 18:14

Standard Bank believes SA has an opportunity to re-invigorate its affordable residential build sector through the establishment of listed residential funds.

Moody’s downgrades SA’s top 5 banks … and more

2017-06-12 20:22

Moody’s has downgraded the credit ratings of South Africa’s top five banks, three development finance institutions, 10 regional and local governments and three government-related entities.

Firefighters need 'nutrition bars, energy drinks, eyedrops' - #KnysnaRelief

2017-06-10 20:13

A local Knysna group called the Fried Tomato Company has already collected goods in excess of 40 tons to aide the efforts against the #KnysnaFires, and they still need more.

PMI still positive but shows weak economic growth

2017-06-05 11:10

SA's purchasing managers' index has remained in positive territory, but signals only fractional growth and weak underlying business conditions in the private sector.

Standard Bank tightens grip on Liberty after fallout with Dloti

2017-05-30 20:30

Standard Bank has announced that its head of investment banking will take over as CEO of Liberty Holdings in an effort to end the drag that the insurer is having on profit.

Standard Bank lends Zim $120m to help ease power crisis

2017-05-15 16:30

Standard Bank has finalised a $120m loan facility to Zimbabwe to boost the country's efforts to overcome its power crisis.

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