SA's banks: What to watch out for in 2020 as digital rivalries ramp up

2019-12-27 13:23

First it was price. But now banks want to outdo their peers in digital capabilities.

This is how Cassper Nyovest is bringing back his popular #FILLUP concert before the end of the year

2019-12-09 17:25

South African Hip Hop sensation, Cassper Nyovest is set to fill up another stadium this year.

Consumers win as disruptors force banks to lower fees

2019-12-03 17:11

According to Solidarity’s 10th annual bank charges report released on Tuesday, banks are now offering better benefits to their customers at lower prices to protect their market share, following fierce competition launched in the banking sector this year.

Court stops banking strike, Cosatu warns workers shouldn't risk their jobs by staying away

2019-09-26 10:12

Banking union Sasbo has been interdicted from proceeding with what would have been the biggest banking strike in 99 years.

OPINION | Standard Bank CEO: SA stands ashamed

2019-09-04 17:47

Standard Bank CEO Sim Tshabalala is deeply saddened by a wave of violence against fellow Africans.

Ramaphosa to brief Parliament as SA seeks to cut spending

2019-08-22 11:51

President Cyril Ramaphosa is to brief Parliament on efforts to boost economic growth and tackle the nation’s crisis-level unemployment rate, just weeks after the National Treasury asked government departments to cut their budgets.

Price hikes mean bank employees may start 'living at work' - Zimbabwe union

2019-06-21 14:54

A union representing the bank's employees says it has written to the board to say employees are unable to buy enough food for a week from their salaries and face evictions for failure to pay rentals.

EXCLUSIVE: Organised crime behind massive R1.6bn debit order scam

2019-06-02 07:29

An extensive investigation into illegal debit order scams involving the country’s major commercial banks has revealed the existence of organised crime syndicates seemingly operating on a massive scale.

Standard Bank introduces innovative way of pricing new home loans

2019-05-03 21:23

Standard Bank has introduced an innovative way of pricing new home loans.

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: Standard Bank shares on the build up to new upside breakout

2019-04-10 12:53

Standard Bank is the leader of the banking stocks at the moment.


Reserve Bank fines Standard Bank R30m, imposes penalties on 4 other banks

2019-12-20 18:03

The South African Reserve Bank has imposed administrative sanctions on five major banks due to weaknesses in the banks’ money laundering control measures. This didn't mean they had facilitated transactions involving money laundering, the SARB added.

Financial blow as Standard Bank cuts ties as CSA sponsor

2019-12-06 11:07

Cricket South Africa has received a financial blow with the news that Standard Bank will not renew their deal with the organisation when it expires at the end of April next year.

Truworths strikes R600m deal with Standard Bank to fund its UK chain

2019-09-26 16:23

Truworths bought shoe retailer Office for £154m in 2015, but last month wrote down £97m of its value as the retailer continued to struggle in a tough UK market.

'Make sure you have enough money on Thursday.' Union issues warning ahead of bank strike

2019-09-23 11:28

As many as 50 000 workers in the banking sector will be protesting against retrenchments on Friday.

Standard Bank sees its west African growth taking off from 2020

2019-08-23 13:09

Standard Bank expects its investment into French-speaking West African countries to start taking off once its Ivory Coast business becomes established and Senegal becomes operational.

Standard Bank will only invest in coal in 'certain circumstances' - CEO

2019-08-08 21:01

Standard Bank says it will invest in coal project only in "certain circumstance" and such decision will be take in consultation with affected communities, Chief Executive Sim Tshabalala said

Standard Bank branch closures: Here's how you will be affected

2019-06-04 20:00

Standard Bank has made available a lost of branches which have been closed as the bank realigns its banking services. Here are the regions that will be affected.

Armed robbery of Johannesburg bankers spurs security guard boom

2019-05-07 08:32

Lenders are stepping up security after the closure of parts of the M2 freeway diverted traffic through the central business district.

SA banks compete with free burgers, petrol and hip-hop

2019-04-24 07:38

From free burgers and ride-hailing services to hip-hop concerts and discounted petrol: South African banks are going all out to win customers as competition hots up.

Live in Gauteng? Your local Standard Bank branch could be closed by July

2019-04-03 15:44

Half of the 91 branches that Standard Bank will close are in Gauteng, according to a union representative, as the financial service provider implements a new operating model.

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