Bank bombshell: The Guptas won't run away - lawyer

2016-12-15 21:58

Every allegation against the Gupta family, by banks who stopped doing business with them, will be dealt with in detail, says lawyer Gert van der Merwe.

SA's big banks stand firm amid volatility

2015-09-15 12:57

SA’s major banks have remained resilient despite a challenging and volatile operating environment, according to research by PwC.

Alec Hogg: Immortality assured – Just tell me where I’m going to die…

2015-03-02 15:15

In Alec Hogg’s latest Undictated, ‘Woodstock for Capitalists’ Berkshire Hathaway’s AGM is the focus. He insists you should get there just once in your life.

FirstRand shares fall after new stock issued

2015-01-21 12:34

FirstRand has sold new and existing shares worth nearly R4.7bn to be partly paid out to staff schemes, weakening its stock price.

Fitch leaves ratings downgrade unchanged

2014-08-22 13:40

The failure of African Bank would not see it lower its ratings for the five biggest SA banks as the likelihood of contagion is limited, says Fitch.

Banking downgrade piles on economic pain

2014-08-20 17:53

Moody's surprise downgrade of the country's four top banks has sent shares in the lenders lower and piled further pressure on the economy.

A shareholder in FirstRand is calling for its directors to be prosecuted for allegedly charging higher interest rates for low cost housing.

A shareholder in FirstRand is calling for its directors to be prosecuted for allegedly charging higher interest rates for low cost housing.

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Court dismisses infidelity case

2013-01-26 14:11

The High Court in Johannesburg has dismissed a claim by a man who tried to sue FirstRand Bank after his wife fell in love with her colleague while working there, a report says.


FirstRand drops as profit miss estimates

2016-09-08 13:18

FirstRand, Africa’s biggest bank by market value, posted an increase in fiscal full-year profit, with net income rising to R22.6bn in the 12 months through June.

RMB appoints new CEO

2015-04-17 17:26

FirstRand has appointed a new chief executive for Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank.

Laurie Dippenaar’s thoroughly rational defence of the rich in light of global poverty stats

2015-01-27 07:53

Alec Hogg has had a one-on-one with Laurie Dippenaar, easily recognised as royalty in the arena of South African businessmen.

Super rich Solly Krok in trouble over loan

2015-01-04 11:19

One of SA's wealthiest men, Solly Krok, is set to lose a property in Johannesburg after FirstRand Bank foreclosed, following his failure to repay a R3m bank loan.

S&P: No plans to downgrade SA banks

2014-08-21 11:58

Rating agency Standard & Poor's says it does not intend to downgrade SA's biggest lenders, easing concerns that Moody's cut could have a knock-on impact.

Madiba's death leaves a hole - FirstRand

2013-12-06 14:58

Former president Nelson Mandela's death has left a permanent hole in the hearts of all people, First Rand Limited says.

FirstRand CEO unveils growth strategy

2013-09-11 07:20

FirstRand’s expansion approach into Africa and further afield involves a three-pronged strategy, CEO Sizwe Nxasana has told Fin24.

RMB to expand its franchise in Nigeria

2012-11-26 16:25

RMB confirmed that it has secured an investment banking licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria which required an initial capital investment of $100m.

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