Capitec CEO lists two focus areas for unsecured lending market

2018-09-11 10:59

Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie highlights the way credit life cover is charged as one of two areas that need urgent attention in the unsecured lending market.

Nearly half of SA's debt from top creditors 'appears reckless'

2018-08-27 17:14

Some 40% of the credit provided by the country's top 10 credit providers appears to be reckless, a new survey has found.

SA banks set to show malaise gripping economy

2018-08-03 09:46

South African banks face another wasted year for earnings growth, as the euphoria that greeted Cyril Ramaphosa’s ascendancy to the presidency fades.

Bombshell report accuses Viceroy of plagiarising Steinhoff research

2018-07-12 08:44

Viceroy also has no formal registration with any financial regulator, according to Intellidex.

Eight simple ways to save big on bank charges

2018-07-01 14:04

There's good news on bank charges. You're already saving, and you could be saving more.

FNB narrowly beats Capitec for top spot in digital banking survey

2018-06-25 19:00

FNB came out tops as SA's best digital bank, according to the latest annual SITEisfaction report by insights agency Columinate.

Nedbank and Capitec pounce as Absa refuses to delete 'black-tax' tweet

2018-06-13 14:21

The bank asked users to vote on what black tax is, with options like "a source of anxiety" and "a financial burden".

Capitec slams Viceroy over 'emotive' public campaign

2018-05-24 18:57

Capitec has issued a statement in response to Viceroy's latest jab, condemning the short-seller for starting with a "strongly-worded" and "emotive" public campaign that let misunderstandings fester.

Capitec broadens its horizons with funeral plan offering

2018-05-21 17:30

Capitec Bank is entering the insurance market with a funeral product positioned to offer affordable and flexible insurance for the South African market.

SA financial authorities collaborating internationally on Viceroy

2018-04-06 05:45

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has been in contact with its counterparts in the US and the UK in a bid to contact short seller Viceroy over a report on Capitec.


Absa tried to hit back at Nando’s – and now it is taking pain from competitors about its fees

2018-09-06 17:22

It's now basically a war between banks, triggered by a chicken restaurant.

BLSA rejects Capitec offer on Viceroy report

2018-08-05 08:14

Business Leadership South Africa says it has turned down an offer from Capitec Bank to pay for a report on short seller Viceroy Research, which had earlier in the year targeted the lender.

Viceroy, Capitec and the age of ‘fake news’

2018-07-15 06:10

Viceroy came under fire this week for the quality of the reports it produced and the people involved in the entity.

UPDATE: Capitec: We have no knowledge of SARB fee probe

2018-07-03 08:19

The SA Reserve Bank has written to the National Credit Regulator requesting a probe into loan-origination fees charged by Capitec Bank, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Capitec, consumer watchdog to 'clean up' unsecured lending industry - CEO

2018-06-29 20:46

Consumer watchdog Summit has withdrawn all assisted and initiated court and National Credit Regulator cases it brought against Capitec.

Capitec, Nedbank, PIC on shortlist to buy Mercantile Bank

2018-06-18 10:53

Capitec, Nedbank and the Pubic Investment Corporation are on the shortlist of four potential buyers to participate in the second phase of the sale process of Mercantile Bank.

Viceroy may attack another SA company this week, warns Capitec CEO

2018-05-30 12:32

Short-seller Viceroy may attack another South African company, said Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie.

Capitec braces for the next round against Viceroy

2018-05-23 13:28

Capitec says it is committed to transparency as it prepares a direct response to the latest jab from short-seller Viceroy.

The difference between and Capitec and Steinhoff? A healthy balance sheet

2018-04-18 17:36

When dark clouds appeared, Steinhoff was brought down by a weak balance sheet. Capitec on the other hand, despite negative reporting from Viceroy, held its own.

Capitec annual results not affected by Viceroy report: CEO

2018-03-27 21:00

The Viceroy report had no impact on Capitec bank’s financial performance, CEO Gerrie Fourie says, as the lender posted an 18% rise in annual profit.

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