Banking stocks surprise wrongfoots money managers

2016-12-08 07:31

Over-defensive South African money managers who have missed their performance benchmarks would be better positioned had they read signals that banking stocks were better than expected.

The rise in popularity of co-working space

2016-11-18 12:54

SPONSORED: Going back just ten years ago and no one would have predicted how popular co-working space would be today.

Trends in consumer use of loyalty programmes

2016-11-11 15:44

SA’s big retail banks could be sitting with more than R2bn in unspent loyalty points, according to the CEO of a firm specialising in loyalty programmes.

Standard Bank's Zim unit backs down on new terms

2016-11-03 15:47

Standard Bank's unit in Zimbabwe, Stanbic Bank, has reversed updated terms made in preparation for the issuing of bond notes after a backlash from customers.

Zim allocates $150m to stabilise forex accounts

2016-10-27 12:34

The Zimbabwean central bank has stabilised forex accounts with a $150m facility after a business body said foreign investors are stranded on the local stock market.

Discovery clears first hurdle for own bank

2016-10-25 18:46

Discovery has cleared the first hurdle to start its own bank in South Africa after the Registrar of Banks gave it permission to establish a banking presence in the country.

Nigerian banking in ‘full blown financial crisis’

2016-10-10 11:49

Nigeria’s banking industry is experiencing a “full blown financial crisis” as failed fiscal and monetary policies lead to a credit crunch, say analysts.

Blame game puts Deutsche Bank's past in spotlight

2016-10-04 18:27

Deutsche Bank's complaints that it is the target of speculators are triggering debate in Germany over where responsibility really lies for the giant's woes.

European banks to cut 20 000 jobs

2016-10-03 15:45

European banks are preparing a fresh round of bloodletting - with some 20 000 jobs set to go - as tougher rules and negative interest rates weigh on profits.

Six things to know about Deutsche Bank

2016-10-02 12:13

Shares in Deutsche Bank have plunged, dragging down other European banks and stock markets, before rallying.


Biggest UK banks seen struggling in tougher stress tests

2016-11-28 16:15

The Bank of England has added a new, higher bar to its third round of public stress tests. Some of the UK’s biggest banks will scrape through; others may not clear it.

SA Champion Capitec looks abroad – for digital banking breakthroughs (and a deal perhaps?)

2016-11-18 12:51

Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie shares some thoughts on how Silicon Valley may well hold the key to his group’s international expansion ambitions.

Junk downgrade seen as biggest threat to SA banks - survey

2016-11-09 09:42

Technological disruption and population growth are seen as significant forces in African banking while local banks fear the impact of a credit downgrade, according to a survey.

Crisis due to cheque fraud

2016-10-28 16:48

A Fin24 user from Durban was shocked to discover that his business became the target of cheque fraud of R58 000.

SA banks remain well capitalised – Treasury

2016-10-26 15:52

South Africa’s banks remain well capitalised and the country’s financial sector is growing despite a sluggish economy, says National Treasury.

African banks are sinking deeper into trouble

2016-10-21 19:31

Drowning in bad debt and swamped by slowing economies, more and more of the continent’s lenders are starting to fail.

European bank woes show financial risks - IMF

2016-10-05 19:14

European banks' weakness looms large as a threat to the global financial system, with thin margins and an unsafe share of poor quality loans, says the IMF.

Australia cracks down on rate riggers

2016-10-04 13:32

Manipulating financial benchmarks will become a criminal offence in Australia, as the nation's largest lender defends its huge profits.

Deutsche Bank close to slashing US fine - source

2016-10-02 13:00

Deutsche Bank is near a deal with US officials to slash a huge fine over its dealings prior to the 2008 financial crisis, says a source.

Stocks rebound in Deutsche Bank-led volatile trading

2016-10-02 12:06

US and eurozone shares have pushed higher in volatile trade driven by Deutsche Bank's negotiations to settle US charges over its sale of toxic mortgage bonds.

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