ARTICLES RELATING TO STANDARD BANK

Entrepreneurs should look for opportunities in Budget 2017

2017-02-22 13:03

SME owners will consider the 2017 national budget in the light of government’s declaration that "small business is big business", says Standard Bank.

Collusion case strengthens Zuma's hand in battle with banks

2017-02-20 09:13

A finding by the Competition Commission that 17 banks colluded to rig foreign-currency trades will bolster accusations that banks are monopolising the financial system.

Bank probe timing couldn’t be worse amid Gupta blacklisting - expert

2017-02-16 12:00

The decision to prosecute 17 banks for foreign exchange collusion is badly timed for South Africa's top four banks, who are trying keep the moral high ground.

Price fixing: Punish guilty banks harshly, urges ANC

2017-02-15 20:36

The ANC has lashed out at banks accused of manipulating foreign currency trades, with the SA Reserve Bank saying it sees the allegations in a serious light.

Competition Commission prosecutes banks for collusion

2017-02-15 16:08

The Competition Commission has referred a collusion case to the tribunal for prosecution against 17 banks, including three of South Africa's big banks.

Power to the innovation economy

2017-02-12 06:06

We can either bemoan the state of our economy, or we can take control of it and prepare our children for the future, writes Yashin Abed.

Gordhan told big business to ‘clip the Guptas’ wings’ – affidavit

2017-01-20 12:00

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s bid to obtain a court order on the closure of Oakbay’s bank accounts is ‘unnecessary’ and part of a ‘smear campaign’, says the Gupta family.

Bank to fight court bid after consumers complain of debt set-off

2017-01-18 07:39

Standard Bank will oppose a court bid by the National Credit Regulator, which wants a court to order that the common law set-off has been superseded by the National Credit Act.

Guptas to prove conspiracy claims on January 20 - report

2017-01-10 08:11

The Guptas plan to reveal “how they are victims of a planned, concerted and politically driven smear campaign” on January 20, eNCA has reported.

Bank probe: Standard Bank worried over Zuma’s comments

2016-12-16 12:31

Standard Bank has expressed concern that government may still launch an inquiry over why it and other banks closed accounts of Gupta-linked Oakbay.

 
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Although a VAT hike could generate the revenue required to close the budget deficit, it is unlikely Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will use this option, says an economist.

Although a VAT hike could generate the revenue required to close the budget deficit, it is unlikely Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will use this option, says an economist.

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Competition Commission names 'currency colluders'

2017-02-17 13:41

The affidavit filed by the Competition Commission regarding currency price fixing by banks names the alleged rogue traders implicated.

Price fixing: Rogue traders or bank collusion?

2017-02-16 08:54

The Competition Tribunal will need to establish whether bank collusion to manipulate foreign-currency trades was done by rogue traders or whether it was more widespread.

Questions over timing of banks' collusion case

2017-02-15 18:15

The timing of the Competition Commission's price-fixing case involving 17 banks seems suspicious, according to the Democratic Alliance.

SA economy is running out of road - economist

2017-02-15 13:23

South Africa is on a “knife edge” when it comes to the risk of a rating downgrade to junk status, says Standard Bank chief economist Goolam Ballim.

Gordhan's Gupta court battle comes to a head

2017-02-10 16:15

Oakbay’s allegation that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan targeted the Gupta family is part of a conspiracy theory, court papers show.

Debt set-off: How to curb banks taking your cash

2017-01-19 14:30

An expert explains how consumers seeking loans can ensure their money is not taken without their permission, after the NCR filed papers against a bank over the practice.

Credit battle begins: NCR takes bank to court over common law set-off

2017-01-17 13:12

The National Credit Regulatorr has gone to court to get legal clarity on the effect of section 124 of the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 on the common law set-off.

JSE's top 5 performers of 2016

2016-12-23 11:22

Fin24 compiled a list of the best performing companies on the JSE Top 40, based on net profit earnings.

Bank bombshell: The Guptas won't run away - lawyer

2016-12-15 21:58

Every allegation against the Gupta family, by banks who stopped doing business with them, will be dealt with in detail, says lawyer Gert van der Merwe.

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