Mboweni to EFF: Treasury has no evidence of rand manipulation by banks

2019-08-09 11:27

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has told Members of Parliament belonging to the Economic Freedom Fighters that neither National Treasury nor the South African Reserve Bank had evidence of currency manipulation by South Africa’s banks and, therefore, did not investigate it.

Using your fingerprint

2017-04-25 10:31

In a global first, Mastercard has announced a next-generation biometric card that combines chip technology with fingerprints to verify a cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.

Barclays on Absa mobile banking: Watch this space

2016-01-18 16:27

Absa Bank parent company Barclays is on course to up its game in South African banking as it makes up ground in the online and mobile space.

Residential property plays catch-up

2011-04-06 11:44

Commercial property is no longer the best bet as the performance gap with returns on residential narrows, writes Joan Muller.


Absa challenges Public Protector’s report

2017-07-13 17:21

Absa is launching a high court application to review and set aside the Public Protector’s Bankorp report, the bank has announced.

Absa’s Chinese torture as UK parent to slowly drip shares onto the JSE

2016-03-02 11:07

The financial services sector's worst kept secret was confirmed when Barclays said it would be offloading its African operations, of which Absa accounts for around 80%.

Bank downgrades bad news for consumers

2014-08-27 07:00

The downgrade of SA's four biggest banks means consumers will likely pay more when seeking loans and be subject to stringent credit checks, says an expert.

Consumers wrestle with debt

2010-07-06 10:05

Despite lower interest rates, consumers remain weighed down by debt, a report shows.

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