Budget fears for small business

2015-02-25 19:14

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s budget speech could have done more to give hope to entrepreneurs in South Africa, says a Standard Bank expert.

Load shedding forces SA to cut reliance on Eskom

2015-02-11 09:49

With power outages now a daily reality and expected to last for the next three years, business and individuals are taking matters into their own hands.

Sasha Naryshkine analyses today’s markets: Standard Bank, Sasol and Anchor Capital

2015-02-03 15:30

Sasha Naryshkine speaks to Alec Hogg on CNBC Africa’s Power Lunch today, and about Standard Bank’s London operation seeming to have been a festering sore.

Finding treasure in the trash

2014-12-30 12:45

Enterprising firm Earth Priobiotic takes abundant free waste and turns it into a lucrative business that’s not just profitable but is also saving the planet.

Open innovation to boost business banking

2014-12-04 11:46

Open innovation and collaboration are increasingly becoming less of a differentiator and more of a ticket to the game, says an innovation expert.

Standard Bank sued over platinum price fixing

2014-11-27 15:40

Four companies sued in the US over claims that they conspired for eight years to manipulate prices for the precious metals platinum and palladium.

Why Allan Gray loves Standard Bank

2014-11-14 13:55

Why one of Allan Gray's portfolio managers believes the argument between active and passive managers is over-simplified.

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.

Perspective on Standard Bank's Tutuwa scheme

2014-10-13 13:28

A Fin24 user has a question about payouts by Standard Bank's Tutuwa Share Scheme.

Ecobank to focus on existing businesses: CEO

2014-10-06 09:45

Pan-African lender Ecobank plans to wind down its strategy of rapid expansion across Africa and focus on existing businesses, says its chief executive.


Major SA bank implicated in rigging probe

2015-02-24 20:15

The US justice department and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission are investigating at least 10 major banks for possible rigging of precious-metals markets.

SA institutions eroded under Zuma - economist

2015-02-10 21:15

SA's institutional fabric is being unwound under President Jacob Zuma and policy is losing its coherence, says Standard Bank Group chief economist Goolam Ballim.

Standard Bank takes $75m knock on London unit sale

2015-02-02 10:59

Standard Bank says it has sold a stake of its London business at $75m less than what had been previously agreed, sending its shares lower.

Standard Bank signs multi-billion rand loan

2014-12-10 18:29

Standard Bank has signed a R8.6bn loan facility in London and more than 20 banks have taken part in the transaction.

A century's old bank for a century's old law firm

2014-12-02 09:43

ADVERTORIAL: With over 147 years in the legal profession, Garlicke & Bousfield has built a solid reputation as one of the leading law firms in KwaZulu-Natal.

Not so common tips to help you save

2014-11-17 12:26

When it comes to saving, consumers may not be inspired to save as much as they aspire to spend, especially over the festive season, a banking expert says.

Africa on course for growing debt issuance

2014-11-13 12:17

Governments and companies in Africa continue debt issuance as investors continue to purchase high yield assets, according to Standard Bank.

Entrepreneurs left out in the cold

2014-10-22 18:14

The Treasury has not found ways to make it easier for entrepreneurs to grow within a highly constrained economy, says Standard Bank’s commercial banking head.

Nene: Banking sector downgrade unlikely

2014-10-07 07:00

The government is of the view that a further downgrade to the banking sector is highly unlikely, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

From making baby balm to winning R1m

2014-09-25 15:01

The belief that most moms want the best for their babies has led to two Cape Town-based sisters winning R1m in Standard Bank’s Think Big series.

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