Standard Bank says sorry for ATM glitch

2015-04-24 21:27

No one wants to struggle to draw money at an ATM on payday, but that’s exactly what happened with several Standard Bank clients on Friday.

Xenophobic attacks a big worry for business

2015-04-22 07:52

A business body has called for more proactive efforts to deter xenophobia, as blue chip businesses voiced strong condemnation of violence against foreigners.

Standard Bank's Hemphill takes helm at Old Mutual

2015-04-15 10:46

Old Mutual has appointed Standard Bank executive Bruce Hemphill to lead the Africa-focused insurance company, replacing Julian Roberts.

Standard Bank's Zim unit stays profitable

2015-03-31 13:03

In an environment of bank closures and a liquidity crunch, Standard Bank's Zimbabwean unit has reported 13.11% profit growth for the year to end-December 2014.

Staff training builds skills, loyalty and profits in small businesses

2015-03-16 17:41

In many small businesses, training is regarded as a luxury; something that cannot fit into the average day, says Ethel Nyembe, head of small enterprise at Standard Bank.

Five reasons why the rand is weak

2015-03-12 13:42

The rand is an emerging market and commodities currency and its depreciation by more than 25% should be seen against that backdrop, says an economist.

Standard Bank earmarks billions for Africa growth

2015-03-05 16:45

Standard Bank will spend the bulk of the sale proceeds of its global markets unit to fund its SA business and to invest in fast-growing areas in Africa.

Facebook king of SA youth tech drive - survey

2015-03-03 12:08

Facebook is the king of the South African youth tech movement, marking the era of the social networking revolution, a survey has found.

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.


Invest in foreign shares without the complexity and high costs

2015-04-24 15:14

"Manage at least some of your investments yourself, nobody will ever care as much about your money as you do,” some advice from Alec Hogg on investing.

Smart ID pilot project to start in May

2015-04-21 19:27

The identification cards are planned to be available from First National Bank and Standard Bank as part of a testing phase.

FNB to sell LG G3 smartphones

2015-04-09 12:19

The bank is expanding the range of devices it sells after announcing that it plans to sell the latest LG handsets.

Giving super computer power to ordinary entrepreneurs

2015-03-17 21:05

Big data, analytics and sophisticated computer modelling are the way of the future and one company is now making it affordable for small businesses to use.

SA must stop blaming external factors - economist

2015-03-12 15:42

SA cannot blame its "dismal" GDP growth only on weak external demand, warns Goolam Ballim, chief economist of Standard Bank.

Bank warns customers over systems shut down

2015-03-11 14:10

Standard Bank has warned its customers that there will be limited banking access this Sunday, including internet and mobile banking, as part of a system upgrade process.

Collaboration and innovation driving growth

2015-03-04 12:15

A new TV series aims to highlight the dynamic symbiosis between big business customers and small business suppliers.

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.

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