ABSA reboots image as Barclays ends 100-year history in Africa

2018-07-11 09:41

Barclays Africa has ditched the name of its former parent to revert to ABSA after the British bank sold down the controlling stake it bought in 2005.

Barclays Africa retail banking CEO Moganwa leaves amid shake-up

2018-06-23 12:15

Barclays Africa Group's CEO of Consumer Banking Jan Moganwa is leaving as the lender’s retail and business banking division reorganises its top management.

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.

Barclays to further reduce stake in Barclays Africa

2017-12-01 17:29

British multinational bank Barclays on Friday announced that it would be reducing its stake in Barclays Africa to 14.9%

Malawian bank finalises purchase of Barclays Bank Zim

2017-10-12 16:00

Banking group First Merchant Bank Capital Holdings has obtained all approvals to acquire the majority stake in Barclays Bank Zimbabwe from British-owned bank Barclays Bank Plc.

SA banks rein in lending as economy stutters

2017-09-08 12:18

South Africa’s four biggest banks, pummelled by political wrangling and enmeshed in economic malaise, are increasingly shying away from their main role: lending.

Maria Ramos accepts membership of prestigious G30

2017-08-11 19:04

Maria Ramos, CEO of Barclays Africa, has accepted an invitation to become a member of the Group of Thirty – a non-profit international body from the private and public sector and academia.

Tempting JSE stocks emerge amid SA's economic woes

2017-08-03 09:40

South Africa’s economy is producing a steady stream of negative headlines, but amid all this bad news some JSE-traded stocks are beginning to look attractive.

ABSA files papers against Public Protector, Ramos warns of downgrades

2017-06-30 13:10

ABSA has filed an urgent application in support of the SA Reserve Bank's application, which sought to review and set aside the Public Protector’s remedial action.

JSE continues to slide, as resources take a hit

2017-06-01 17:46

The JSE slipped to a 5-week low as all key sectors closed in the red, with resource stocks taking most of the brunt.


ABSA reorganises retail bank's structure to trim top jobs

2018-06-29 16:30

Barclays Africa Group has largely completed the restructuring of its South African retail and business banking unit’s executive team and filled most of the newly created positions.

Barclays Africa said to halve top retail-banking executives

2018-06-15 14:19

Barclays Africa may halve the number of top jobs at its retail and business bank as it reorganises after its British parent cut its stake.

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.

SA banks prepare for the worst as junk rating looms

2017-11-14 09:13

South African banks are preparing for the worst when it comes to the threat of another downgrade of the country’s debt.

Barclays Africa scrutinises KPMG relationship amid Gupta scandal

2017-09-15 11:00

Barclays Africa is reviewing its relationship with KPMG as the auditing firm comes under scrutiny for work done on behalf of SA companies linked to the politically connected Gupta family.

How to save money using technology

2017-09-03 06:00

From apps to advice from robots, innovators ensure you can hold on to your cash, writes Angelique Ruzicka.

Africa's biggest economies seen hindering Nedbank's strategy

2017-08-04 10:31

Nedbank finds its profitability is at the mercy of the oil price and Nigerian and South African politicians, because of reliance on its two biggest markets.

Barclays Africa weathers economic storm for now

2017-07-28 09:26

South Africa’s tough economic conditions have taken their toll on Barclays Africa, with the bank’s revenue falling by 1%.

Barclays Africa to strategise a pan-African future

2017-06-01 18:23

Barclays Africa will retain the Barclays brand for the next three years as it transitions to a standalone pan-African business, said chief executive Maria Ramos.

ALERT: Barclays to now sell 33.7% of Absa parent unit

2017-06-01 08:34

Barclays has increased the stake it will sell in its Barclays' Africa division from 22% to 33.7% due to strong investor demand.

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