Nigeria's tighter business controls a 'new normal'

2015-11-20 06:30

Various SA companies like Telkom, Standard Bank, MTN and Tiger Brands, have learnt expensive lessons in Nigeria. However tighter regulations could be good for business.

Backlash after bank exec urges saving by spending less on books

2015-11-05 09:00

Authors and organisations have hit out at Standard Bank's head of financial solutions after he said people could save money by spending less on books.

Standard Bank disputes Nigerian regulator’s fine

2015-10-30 16:00

Standard Bank, which operates Stanbic IBTC in Nigeria, says a regulator has exceeded its powers after it ruled that the bank made misstatements in its accounts and recommended a fine.

Prepare for growth adjustments - economist

2015-10-20 13:52

National Treasury will likely lower its growth forecasts on the back of lower commodity prices, says an economist at Standard Bank’s SBG Securities.

SHARE WATCH: Value for patient investors

2015-10-10 10:00

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at shares that offer value for the patient investor in this week's five shares to watch.

SME success for tradesmen requires financial skills

2015-09-23 13:32

Tradesmen will continue to play a critical role in growing the South African economy through their skills, says head of small enterprise at Standard Bank.

Banking stock riddle baffles analysts

2015-09-11 10:01

It’s a banking riddle - investors are favouring the shares of the biggest lender to the nation’s poorest while a more risk-averse bank is having its worst year since 2008.

UPDATE: Standard Bank fixes downtime glitch

2015-09-10 12:30

Standard Bank has suffered downtime on its website and app again in what is the second such glitch in just over a month.

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.


Online crooks rob man of his first pay cheque in years

2015-11-05 09:13

The good news is that Standard Bank paid back the money after a victim was defrauded of his first salary in a year-and-a-half by online scammers.

Standard Bank opens office in Ethiopia

2015-10-30 17:18

Standard Bank has opened an office in Ethiopia to gain a foothold in one of Africa's fastest growing economies, where foreign lenders are not allowed to own banks.

Risk of junk rating will heighten at end of 2016 - economist

2015-10-22 15:31

The risk of South Africa plunging into the non-investment grade of "junk" will only materialise at the end of 2016, says a Standard Bank economist.

Saving is a matter of discipline

2015-10-15 09:00

Consumers are aware they have to save and they want to save, but it’s difficult, especially for lower- to middle-income consumers.

Banks to drive SA's smart ID roll-out

2015-09-30 16:20

Government, with the help of banks, plans to replace 38 million green ID books with smart ID cards within five years.

SA's big banks stand firm amid volatility

2015-09-15 12:57

SA’s major banks have remained resilient despite a challenging and volatile operating environment, according to research by PwC.

Standard Bank glitches raise payment concerns

2015-09-11 06:00

Fin24 users have expressed their disappointment over Standard Bank’s internet and mobile app banking outage on Thursday.

SHARE WATCH: Five firms to watch following results

2015-09-04 16:05

Kirk Swart of Overberg Asset Management lists his five noteworthy movers on the JSE after a barrage of company results announcements.

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.

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