Business, civil groups to Ramaphosa: Shrinking cabinet is not enough, now ministers must deliver

2019-05-30 21:48

Various organisations have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet, but they have all stressed that there is a lot of work to be done to turn around the economy.

Banks in talks with Sassa over social grants payments

2018-05-18 16:18

Banks are talks with the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to find a solution for the distribution of grants.

Business warns against complacency following Moody’s reprieve

2018-03-24 10:28

While the decision by Moody’s Investor Services to affirm South Africa’s credit rating and change the outlook from negative to stable, has been widely welcomed, business has warned against complacency.

Parts of credit amendment bill unconstitutional - BASA

2018-01-31 19:33

The Banking Association of South Africa says it is concerned about the constitutionality of aspects of the proposed National Credit Amendment Bill.

BASA issues loan shark warning on draft bill on debt

2018-01-30 07:32

The draft bill on debt rescue should be managed responsibly, or people could resort to loansharks, warns the Banking Association of South Africa.

It's up to Gigaba to rebuild trust and confidence in mini budget - Coovadia

2017-10-16 14:52

Cas Coovadia from the SA Banking Association has called on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to reinstill trust and confidence when he delivers his mini budget in a week's time.

Cas Coovadia: ConCourt property ruling a boost for investor confidence

2017-08-30 17:17

The Constitutional Court ruling that new home owners are not liable for historical debt will bring confidence to the property sector, says Banking Association SA MD Cas Coovadia.

ANC has a heart-to-heart with business

2017-06-12 19:44

The ANC is in talks with captains of the business industry as the country faces political and economic turbulence.

Banking Association 'strongly objects' to Cabinet reshuffle

2017-03-31 19:19

President Jacob Zuma’s overnight cabinet reshuffle put South Africa into turmoil at a time when the country is trying to address its challenges, says Cas Coovadia, director of the Banking Association of South Africa.


Banking Association shoots down Investec’s ‘SA high risk’ comments

2018-06-03 11:21

The Banking Association of SA has defended the country’s banking system following an Investec manager’s statement that some international investors consider South Africa a high-risk destination.

Growth is now or never for SA

2018-04-01 08:35

With the global economy on the rise and political pragmatism setting in, now is the time for SA to invest, writes Fuad Cassim.

Coovadia on VBS curatorship: SA cannot afford a bank collapse

2018-03-15 17:02

SA cannot afford a a bank collapse while it is on the path of inclusive economic recovery, says Cas Coovadia, MD of the Banking Association of South Africa.

Capitec issue highlights importance of ethics in unsecured lending

2018-01-31 16:47

While unscrupulous lending practices must be condemned, responsibly managed unsecured lending is a critical tool for financial inclusion, says Cas Coovadia.

Zuma 'lacks understanding of SA’s economic predicament' - BASA on fees announcement

2017-12-16 18:27

The Banking Association of South Africa has reacted to President Jacob Zuma's announcement of fee-free tertiary education with suspicion, saying that the "unaffordable, populist" move lacks substance.

Banks seek to take charge of transformation agenda

2017-09-06 09:39

South Africa’s banks want to take charge of the transformation agenda by becoming more robust in their transformation strategy, according to the Banking Association of SA.

Bank downgrades reflect policy confusion, weak SA leadership - BASA

2017-06-13 21:05

The credit rating downgrades of SA's largest banks further emphasise policy confusion and weak leadership in the country, says the Banking Association of SA.

Gigaba assures banks of policy stability - BASA

2017-04-06 17:17

New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has assured South Africa's banks that there will be no shift in policy direction, says Banking Association MD Cas Coovadia.

Coovadia: Banking's white monopoly capital myth must be dispelled

2017-03-14 12:31

SA's banking industry has made much progress and any suggestion that it is the least transformed in the country is incorrect, says Banking Association of SA MD Cas Coovadia.

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