Radebe: Govt talks on banks' Gupta decision 'ongoing'

2016-04-29 14:31

The ministers involved in the stand-off between the big four banks and Gupta-owed Oakbay investments will report back in two weeks, Planning Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Banks: We respect constitutional right of Oakbay protesters

2016-04-26 18:29

South Africa's big banks say they respect Oakbay employees’ constitutional right to protest the move by banks to blacklist the Gupta-owned company.

Freehold property prices outpace sectional title - index

2016-04-20 17:41

The latest Standard Bank House Price Index shows freehold property prices outpace sectional title for the first time since April 2015.

Banks acted alone when dropping Guptas - bank association

2016-04-14 09:27

The banks that have stopped offering services to companies tied to the Gupta family did so separately and independently, says the nation’s banking association.

Think long-term value when buying shares

2016-04-11 11:04

SA’s top five banking stocks have taken a knock, but this is a good time to be proactive and buy.

SA banks comply with Zim indigenisation laws

2016-04-01 18:12

All foreign owned banks operating in Zimbabwe have submitted credible indigenisation and economic empowerment plans in line with the March deadline.

Standard Bank's Chris Hart resigns after 'racist' Twitter row

2016-03-14 22:13

Standard Bank economist Chris Hart resigned, following his suspension after a Twitter post earlier this year.

Ultra rich worry about preserving family wealth

2016-03-09 07:57

Fundamental concerns by ultra-high-net-worth individuals about preserving generational wealth have become more pressing than ever, according to a report.

Are SA banks a buy opportunity?

2016-02-19 06:15

A global rout in banking shares hasn’t left SA’s large commercial lenders untouched. finweek analyses how global and domestic concerns are impacting SA’s big four banks.

Zuma errors push SA to fix policy, says Standard Bank

2016-02-10 09:31

Banks says President Jacob Zuma’s policy missteps may be the catalyst that pushes the government to implement reforms needed to avert a credit rating downgrade to junk.


SA banks under pressure as economy stumbles

2016-04-28 16:26

South African banks are facing growing credit risks as the economy worsens, warns rating agency Standard & Poor's.

DA snubs Guptas' Oakbay for meeting on banks

2016-04-25 14:19

The DA has refused to meet Oakbay Investments CEO Nazeem Howa, who apparently wrote to the party requesting a meeting regarding being blacklisted by SA's banks.

Vumatel to inject R3bn in SA fibre roll-out

2016-04-20 10:20

Independent fibre provider Vumatel - which has won new financing from Standard Bank - wants to invest R3bn over the next two years in building out its local network.

Gupta-owned Oakbay shares dive 16%, CEO to set up bank meetings

2016-04-12 10:22

Oakbay will start setting up meetings with banks to try restore relations after the lenders cut links with the company amid speculation on the Guptas political influence.

PMI drops further amid job cuts and drought fallout

2016-04-05 12:21

A new Standard Bank survey signals the most marked deterioration in operating conditions in over 18 months and the steepest rate of job losses recorded since 2011.

Standard Bank Zim unit profitable amid indigenisation threat

2016-04-01 11:40

Standard Bank's Zimbabwe-based unit Stanbic Bank has reported 15% profit growth as the government reportedly said it will prosecute directors for non-compliance.

SA banks riding rough economic wave - PwC

2016-03-11 06:57

South African banks are riding the rough economic wave with the necessary finesse delivering strong results, according the PwC Banks Analysis report.

Standard Bank's profits rise 34% after UK disposal

2016-03-03 10:26

Standard Bank Group says its full-year profit climbed 34% after boosting net interest income and reducing its stake in its loss-making UK business.

Young artists turning heads

2016-02-17 14:00

A new generation of young artists are changing the world of art. finweek caught up with two artists making waves in the industry with their modern creations.

SA's private sector activity still negative - PMI

2016-02-03 12:03

Activity in SA’s private sector has remained in decline at the start of 2016, a survey shows.

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