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.

SA banks in line for top African honours

2015-05-06 18:04

A few South African banks are among the finalists in the African Bank Awards taking place later this month.

Reaching for the skies to sell cars

2015-05-04 15:45

A unique and innovative way of moving metal on the internet reveals how the sky is only the limit for those daring enough to challenge the status quo.

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.


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.

Standard Bank names former Eskom CEO as new chair

2015-05-07 11:35

Standard Bank said Thulani Gcabashe, the former head of Eskom, will replace current chairperson Fred Phaswana at the end of this month.

Age of the consumer drives down car sales

2015-05-04 16:55

The age of the consumer “in terms of choices and options” is upon us, a banking expert said on Monday after results showed falling sales figures in the automobile industry.

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.

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