Zim's SA-owned banks profitable despite bleak economy

2015-08-27 11:54

Standard Bank unit Stanbic Bank and Old Mutual-owned CABS have continued to report profits, despite Zimbabwe's highly challenging operating environment.

Phishing scam targets Standard Bank customers

2015-08-14 14:26

Standard Bank customers, and especially those who do not pay attention to their UCount points, are being targeted by fraudsters.

Absa takes lead in Apple Watch race

2015-08-11 13:41

Financial institution Absa has edged out Standard Bank in launching South Africa’s first Apple Watch banking app.

Standard Bank outage: Fin24 users left fuming

2015-08-03 13:55

Customers of Standard Bank have written in to Fin24 to tell of their frustrations over the bank’s internet and mobile app glitch.

Three SMEs win for bridging gap with big business

2015-07-06 13:23

Three small and medium enterprises have been given a boost to grow their businesses, after winning a challenging competition with 31 other entrepreneurs.

SA startups eye investment jackpot

2015-07-01 09:07

A South African startup stands to hit the jackpot in a competition to find new technology businesses in the country.

Standard Bank set to open Ivory Coast branch

2015-06-05 11:14

Standard Bank has decided to push forward with plans to open a new Ivory Coast-based branch to expand its operations to French-speaking West Africa.

Investigator is open to settlement in rand-rigging probe

2015-05-25 12:48

South Africa’s Competition Commission says it is open to banks willing to cooperate and negotiate a settlement in its currency-fixing probe.

Angola working with SA bank as oil takes beating

2015-05-14 15:42

Angola is working with Standard Bank to ensure the availability of enough capital to keep specific industries afloat, as its economic mainstay, oil, takes a beating.

Why funding failures sink franchises

2015-05-11 11:51

Franchise opportunists who don’t do their homework before venturing into this sector will fall horribly short, according to a Standard Bank executive.


Scammers target Standard Bank UCount users

2015-08-17 15:58

More reports of a phishing scam that targets Standard Bank customers and users of the rewards programme UCount have emerged.

Standard Bank first-half profits jump 61%

2015-08-14 12:19

Standard Bank's first-half profit has risen 61% after assets were sold to Brazilian operations and part of its London unit.

UPDATE: Standard Bank fixes website, app glitch

2015-08-03 18:00

After a full day technical outage, the bank has fixed the problem that affected its services.

Top tips for cutting car expenses

2015-07-22 13:45

Fuel and car running costs can take away the pleasure of driving. Here are some simple tips for reducing the bills.

'Expensive' label hits stocks, Nedbank sits on cash

2015-07-01 16:51

Expensive. That’s the tag plaguing stocks and driving investors such as Nedbank Private Wealth to park their money in cash-like securities to avoid losses.

Standard Bank building Apple Watch app

2015-06-11 10:43

Apple has not yet officially released its Watch in South Africa, but already Standard Bank has announced that it is building a banking app to run on the device.

Shift in intentions towards Africa - WEF

2015-06-04 20:49

There has already been a shift from “intentions toward Africa” to solid commitment and significant mergers and acquisitions activity, says an expert at WEF.

Standard Bank edges toward fingerprint banking

2015-05-18 09:00

The bank is taking baby steps towards biometrics as it updates its application with fingerprint technology.

Earning interest from bond account

2015-05-11 14:43

A Fin24 user wants to know if he would be earning interest if he put some money in his paid-up bond account.

FNB rated SA’s ‘top internet banking provider’

2015-05-07 14:13

A survey has rated South African banks according to their customers' satisfaction levels with their online banking experiences.

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