The African revolution

2013-11-15 07:00

SA may hit a low before joining the continent's achievers, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Class action our only recourse

2013-08-12 11:06

A Fin24 user invites other users to support his drive for a class action suit against Absa and MTN for not doing enough to combat SIM swap fraud.

Absa platinum fund climbs

2013-07-05 16:26

Holdings of Absa Group's platinum-backed exchange-traded fund has risen above half a million ounces just 10 weeks after its launch, the fund says.

Detained over 'fraudulent' debit card

2013-06-13 14:01

A Fin24 user nearly spent a weekend in jail after he and his family were held for hours because of a 'simple system error' by Absa.

Let's tackle cybercrime

2013-05-29 16:25

A user is ready to lead a class action charge against SIM swap fraud.

Absa eyes Africa's franchising potential

2013-05-10 15:49

Absa has beefed up its franchise unit to expand the franchising business format into Africa and to tap into the continent's new, fast growing consumer markets.

Easter Sunday SIM swap shock

2013-05-06 13:57

A Fin24 user who was told she had run up a bill equivalent to downloading 50-odd movies in a few hours is fed up with being ignored by corporates.

SIM swap bank fraud a major problem

2013-05-02 17:38

Neither banks nor cellphone service providers can be held responsible for losses due to SIM swap fraud because no one did anything wrong, says an expert.

Ex-Absa employee calls for class action

2013-05-02 13:41

A former Absa employee who lost R346 900 through fraud makes an appeal to Fin24 users to join her in a class action suit.

Absa welcomes Barclays Africa deal nod

2013-04-09 13:21

Absa says the finance ministry's approval of the majority of Barclays Africa’s operations being combined with Absa is a milestone in its Africa strategy.


Absa palladium ETF gets regulatory nod

2013-09-30 13:41

Absa Capital has received regulatory approval for the first Johannesburg-listed palladium exchange-traded fund, and plans to launch it by the end of the year.

Mauritius gets new way to invest in gold

2013-07-18 18:46

Absa says its NewGold exchange-traded fund will list on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius, the ETF's fifth exchange after SA, Botswana, Nigeria and Ghana.

Detained over 'fraudulent' debit card

2013-06-13 15:24

A Fin24 user nearly spent a weekend in jail after he and his family were held for hours because of a 'simple system error' by Absa.

Challenges small business owners face

2013-06-05 11:50

Poor debtors' control in addition to access to finance are the top problem areas for small business owners, says a Fin24 user.

Why execs go on sabbatical

2013-05-17 14:22

A sabbatical is a disciplined phase of self-discovery, renewal and enrichment, says an expert on news that Richemont’s Johann Rupert is taking a year off.

One-on-one, we don't stand a chance

2013-05-06 16:43

A Fin24 user who was defrauded of R29 000 from his Absa accounts makes an impassioned plea for properly researched and supported class action.

Fin24 users finger banks over fraud

2013-05-03 17:41

Fin24 users are up in arms after being scammed out of thousands from their bank accounts in cases often involving SIM swaps with Vodacom and MTN.

Ignore any messages, said 'Vodacom' man

2013-05-02 15:38

Shame on Absa for not considering the millions that have gone through our accounts over 30 years, says another SIM swap fraud victim.

StanChart to buy Absa custody business

2013-04-18 09:31

Absa says it will sell its South African custody business to Standard Chartered, as the London-based lender steps up its presence in the continent's top economy.

Barclays, Absa's Africa deal gets the nod

2013-04-08 17:53

Restructuring at Absa, to acquire the bulk of the African operations of its parent company Barclays, has been approved by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

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