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.

Mobile makeover for Britain's scandal-hit banks

2015-08-09 13:14

With reputations tarnished by the financial crisis and a string of scandals, Britain's top banks are trying to adapt and move ahead by embracing mobile technology.

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.

Barclays Zim reports income rise

2015-08-02 12:29

Barclays Zimbabwe has posted a 4% growth in total income to $21.7m, up from $20.8m in the prior year, for its half-year up to June 30.

Winning Women – Maria Ramos: Energising Africa

2015-07-19 15:36

Maria Ramos, CEO of the giant Barclays Africa Group, believes the accelerating pace of change on our continent is creating phenomenal opportunities, writes Sue Grant-Marshall

African Bank restructuring delayed

2015-07-15 11:52

The completion of the proposed restructuring process of African Bank will likely be delayed, says the curator.

8 reasons why Europe is shaking up banking

2015-07-09 20:30

Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins has joined the roster of seven other former CEOs as European banks look for new skills.

Investec CEO's salary, bonus jump 23% to R57m

2015-07-01 20:07

Stephen Koseff, chief executive officer of Investec, received R56.9m in salary and bonus for the fiscal year ended in March, a 23% increase from a year earlier.

UPDATE: FNB says it's experiencing 'connectivity' problems

2015-06-25 16:00

Digital channels of First National Bank (FNB), including its website and mobile offering, have suffered downtime on Thursday.

India's plan of banking for all stumbles

2015-06-12 16:15

More than half of a record 160 million accounts opened in India as part of a drive to offer banking to all are still empty.


UK banker bonuses fall to £13 000 on average

2015-08-26 18:16

Bonuses paid to bankers and financial industry staff in Britain have fallen last year to £13 100 on average, down £800 from the previous year.

Capitec best, Nedbank worst bank on social media

2015-08-06 07:52

Capitec has come out tops for its social media performance among SA's banks and Nedbank last, according to a social Intelligence report.

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.

Barclays Africa first-half profit up on consumer bank boost

2015-07-29 08:36

Barclays Africa Group says first-half profit climbed 9.8% after retail and business banking earnings rose, bad debts declined and it expanded African operations.

Banks likely to steer clear of Iran for now

2015-07-19 14:45

International banks and most insurers are likely to steer clear of dealing with Iran for some time, fearing they could face more fines from US regulators.

Barclays may not pick new CEO until spring 2016

2015-07-10 13:17

Barclays may not pick its next chief executive until early next year, potentially leaving new Chairperson John McFarlane in charge for at least eight months.

How kids can save when banking

2015-07-09 11:51

Banks should not charge fees for transactions made by children to allow their first saving experiences to be about seeing their money grow, says an expert.

Mboweni, Maasdorp part of Brics bank

2015-06-26 19:34

Cabinet has endorsed the nomination of Leslie Maasdorp as vice president of the Brics New Development Bank (NDB) and Tito Mboweni as non-executive director.

Market share decline puts Europe in jeopardy

2015-06-17 13:17

Retrenching and cost-cutting European investment banks are on course to lose market share to their bigger US rivals for the 10th straight year in 2015.

African Bank posts record R9.3bn loss

2015-06-11 11:49

African Bank has posted net losses of R9.3bn in its fiscal year as bad debts climbed and it failed to provide enough money to cover future impairments.

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