The 10 most valuable brands in SA right now

2018-05-26 09:00

In the past year South African brands grew by 8% to R426 billion from R395 billion.

PMI jumps on new sales orders

2018-05-02 16:34

ABSA's Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 50.9 points in April on the back of new sales orders, after dipping below the 50-point mark in March.

Top reasons for buying and selling homes in SA

2018-04-27 09:28

The Absa Homeowner Sentiment Index for the first quarter reflects the main reasons why respondents think now is the time to buy or sell residential property.

Land issue makes consumers more wary about residential property

2018-04-23 17:11

A property expert says market sentiment may be hampered by financial strain due to higher indirect taxes, as well as uncertainty about land expropriation without compensation.

How Busisiwe Mkhwebane is hollowing out her office's moral authority

2018-04-19 12:35

From the beginning, Busisiwe Mkhwebane had the wrong priorities. Without showing she had an interest in what she was employed to do she asked the police to investigate Thuli Madonsela, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

ABSA downtime ruins clients' weekend plans

2018-04-07 17:46

ABSA bank's services were offline for a few hours on Saturday, preventing clients from making payments or drawing money.

PMI dips back below 50 after encouraging start to year

2018-04-03 16:41

The ABSA Purchasing Managers’ Index has dropped back below the neutral 50-point mark in March, despite improvements during the first two months of the year.

Court dismisses Public Protector's appeal on Bankorp-CIEX costs order

2018-03-28 16:21

Court has dismissed Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application for leave to appeal a previous judgment that she personally pay 15% of the costs incurred by the SARB in the long-running Bankorp-CIEX matter.

ABSA aware of need to resolve issue of land reform

2018-03-04 06:00

Barclays Africa CEO Maria Ramos said this week that the bank was aware of the need to deal with land reform in the country and to find a resolution.

Optimism in manufacturing sector as PMI rises

2018-03-01 12:28

The seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index has edged above the neutral 50-point mark for the first time since May 2017.


SA’s most valuable brand is worth double that of Absa and FNB's combined

2018-05-21 11:38

SA's top brand is worth more than R44 billion, according to a new study.

Growth in household credit, bond balances to remain subdued - Absa

2018-04-30 15:52

Growth in household credit balances, including mortgage balances, is forecast to remain in single-digit territory for the rest of 2018, says a home loan expert.

ABSA says online banking, app services back online

2018-04-25 09:50

In a tweet the bank said use of its online banking and app services had been restored.

ABSA distances itself from Steinhoff's accounting fiasco

2018-04-19 13:18

ABSA bank says its role as Steinhoff’s JSE sponsor was strictly to ensure the retail group met the requirements of the JSE and had no role in scrutinising Steinhoff’s financial statements.

ABSA announces structural changes

2018-04-09 13:48

Barclays Africa Group, the holding company for ABSA bank, has announced a new structure with four core businesses, part of its long-term vision to chart its own path after separating from its United Kingdom parent company

Growth in SA private sector continues - index

2018-04-05 14:28

There has been a continued modest improvement in the health of the South African private sector in March as indicated by the latest Standard Bank PMI.

Public Protector to approach higher court over Bankorp-CIEX costs order

2018-03-29 16:07

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane plans to approach the Supreme Court of Appeal after she was ordered to pay a portion of the costs SARB incurred in a court case related to the Bankorp-CIEX matter.

Moody’s keeps ratings of SA’s big 5 banks at investment grade

2018-03-27 19:04

Ratings agency Moody’s has kept the ratings of SA’s big five banks at investment grade.

Barclays Africa to return to its ABSA roots

2018-03-02 10:46

Johannesburg-based Barclays Africa, plans to revert back to the ABSA name, as it was known before Barclays took control of the company in 2005.

Scathing judgment may put Mkhwebane's job in jeopardy

2018-02-17 08:00

A scathing judgment could lay the foundation for evicting Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane from office, after the court found she did not have a proper understanding of what her job entails.

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