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Winslyn looks at the role of tech in the financial sector in Africa

2017-10-11 14:52

kykNET's Winslyn reports on how technology drives partnerships in the financial services sector in Africa. (Afrikaans content.)

Tough times for new bank? Tyme will tell

2017-10-01 06:00

New niche digital bank TymeDigital will probably struggle to establish itself in the local market amid tough economic times and intense competition.

SA's new bank takes paperless banking to the people

2017-09-28 14:46

South Africa's newest bank, TymeDigital by Commonwealth Bank SA, says it will live and die by the experiences of its customers.

Serious risks facing SA banks - analyst

2017-09-17 18:05

Although SA's banking sector has the ability to withstand a tough environment, there are significant risks on the horizon, cautions a banking analyst.

Why now, Gupta lawyers ask, as Bank of Baroda cries reputational harm

2017-09-08 18:39

The Indian-based bank, the last resort for a group of Gupta firms to stay afloat, has told a court it wants to cut ties with the Gupta family as it fears reputational damage from continued business them.

Banks Burger on Loop Street

2017-09-01 15:04

Gourmet fast food burger joint.

Billionaire Motsepe seeks to shake up SA banks with Tyme

2017-08-24 20:40

The banking partner of billionaire Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital is close to getting a license that it wants to use to challenge the dominance of SA’s biggest lenders.

Gordhan-Oakbay ruling confirms ‘sanctity’ of client-bank relationships - BASA

2017-08-18 17:51

Cas Coovadia says a high court ruling dismissing an application of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan against Gupta-owned Oakbay confirms the sanctity of bank-client relationships.

SA's cheapest bank just keeps on giving

2017-08-17 16:28

Nothing, outside a financial-market collapse on the scale of the Great Recession, can faze Capitec Bank Holdings.

This bank is still the cheapest for personal transactions, Solidarity research shows

2017-08-10 21:14

Capitec bank still reigns supreme when it comes to bank charges related to personal transaction accounts, research revealed.

 

Nedbank reviewing McKinsey's services amid governance concerns

2017-10-04 23:37

Nedbank Group says it’s talking with US-based consultancy McKinsey about allegations leveled against the firm regarding its involvement in disputed government contracts.

Deutsche Bank rating cut by Fitch on lack of revenue rebound

2017-09-29 10:24

Deutsche Bank has had its long-term credit grade cut one level by Fitch Ratings as the lender struggles to through another strategic overhaul.

It's about Tyme - SA has first new bank since 1999

2017-09-28 11:17

South Africa has a new bank, backed by billionaire Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital, after the SA Reserve Bank issued TymeDigital an operating licence.

Sim goes it alone

2017-09-17 06:00

Standard Bank boss affirms the group’s strategy that, although it was criticised, appointing two CEOs in 2013 made sense.

SA banks: Slow but steady progress

2017-09-08 14:03

Despite various setbacks, the country’s banks have proven resilient. So what is the investment case for SA’s big four?

Competition Commission won’t take it easy on banks hoping to settle on forex cartel matter

2017-08-31 05:00

The Competition Commission says banks implicated in the forex cartel matter should not expect the same kind of settlements reached with other banks.

Qatar reportedly tells banks to seek overseas funding amid spat

2017-08-20 16:10

Qatar is telling its banks to tap international investors to raise financing, instead of mainly relying on government funding, people familiar with the matter said, as the impact of the ongoing Saudi-led boycott puts pressure on liquidity.

Barclays puts in sensors to see which bankers are at their desks

2017-08-18 16:23

Barclays has installed devices that track how often bankers are at their desks.

Standard Bank delivers sturdy results

2017-08-17 09:57

Standard Bank turned in a solid performance in the last half year, reporting an 11% rise in profit.

African Bank cuts 600 jobs to save R50m a year

2017-08-06 06:58

African Bank has reduced its staff complement by 636 full-time employees through a restructuring programme.

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