ARTICLES RELATING TO STANDARD BANK

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.

5 charts on why banks are in Zuma's cross hairs

2017-05-12 07:05

SA's top four banks haven’t done themselves any favours. In the past decade, three boards have backslid on racial diversity and none of them reflects the country’s demographics.

PMI above neutral mark for eighth month

2017-05-04 13:18

The latest purchasing managers' index has remained above the neutral mark, signalling the longest sequence of overall improvement in operating conditions in over four years.

Standard Bank: We are innocent

2017-04-30 06:01

The bank, claiming it has received no evidence of wrongdoing in the alleged currency price-fix cartel case, is seeking to compel the Competition Commission to provide it.

Revealed: The banks with the most complaints

2017-04-20 06:01

The Banking Services Ombudsman's report for 2016 reveals which banks received the most complaints.

Banks, Eskom, Transnet and MTN cut to junk status

2017-04-12 06:01

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Absa, Nedbank, FirstRand, Standard Bank, Investec, Eskom, Transnet and MTN to BB+ or junk status.

Zuma joins Gupta court battle to file motion against bank

2017-03-27 15:50

President Jacob Zuma has joined court proceedings as an interested party in the high court matter between Oakbay Investments and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Gordhan stays mum on Oakbay banks case

2017-03-24 16:15

The Gordhan/Oakbay court battle will commence next week, but Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan would not weigh in on the matter.

We're sound - SA banks react to risk ranking

2017-03-19 14:55

Two UCT students who designed a risk ranking, which identifies which financial institutions put South Africa’s financial system most at risk, explain the list to Fin24.

Banks' black business fund wins support from ANC

2017-03-09 07:16

The ANC supports the financial services industry’s plan to set up a fund to boost financing for black investors in a bid to increase their participation in the economy.

 

Forex 'cartel' lays into commission

2017-05-14 06:26

Major banks are not taking accusations of colluding in trading lying down.

‘Colluding’ banks say charges are vague

2017-05-07 06:10

The banks charged with colluding in the trading of the rand have hit back at the Competition Commission, saying the allegations are “vague and embarrassing” with not enough detail being given for them to prepare a defence or decide how to plead.

New car sales: SA's vehicle market after 'Junk Status'

2017-05-03 19:31

'The surfeit of public holidays last month it is hard to assign blame for a slump in car sales to the cabinet reshuffle and consumer confidence,' writes Alexander Parker as SA's new vehicle sales declined during April.

SIM-swap victims mull legal action against banks

2017-04-24 13:24

A man who lost R1.8m from his bank account is part of a growing group of outraged clients gearing up for a legal fight with banks.

Zuma curse stalks SA banks as bond sales set to stall

2017-04-13 14:53

Just as things have been starting to look up for South African banks with economic growth and lending poised to rebound, President Jacob Zuma strikes again.

High Court reserves judgment in Gupta-Gordhan bank case

2017-03-29 10:02

Judgment in Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's application to get legal protection from intervening in the bank closure of the Gupta's bank accounts has been reserved.

Empowerment you can bank on

2017-03-26 11:59

Banks are doing more for transformation than you may think, write Khulekani Mathe and Yacoob Abba Omar.

Why fewer large banks are good (and bad) for SA - SARB

2017-03-22 10:42

There are particular advantages to having a small number of large banks, such as in South Africa, says the South African Reserve Bank deputy governor.

Bank CEOs in Parliament face transformation scrutiny

2017-03-19 07:09

SA’s Big Four banks have come under the spotlight amid strident calls for a greater black presence in the finance sector.

SA’s most popular bank expects to rake in profit

2017-03-07 12:27

South Africa’s most popular bank – Capitec – says it expects profits for the year ended 28 February 2017 to be between 16% and 19% higher than the previous year.

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