Sifiso Skenjana: Standard Bank, SABC and more – why SA must mind the labour force gap

2019-03-19 06:00

Standard Bank and ABSA are not alone in facing possible retrenchments, and SA must plan its response, says Sifiso Skenjana.

1 200 jobs affected as Standard Bank closes 91 branches

2019-03-14 16:56

Approximately 1 200 jobs at Standard Bank will be impacted as the financial services provider embarks on a new banking delivery model.

Ghana seeks $750m loan from StanChart, Standard Bank

2019-03-10 09:02

Ghana is in talks with Standard Chartered and Standard Bank Group for a bridge loan of $750m and will repay the facility with the proceeds of a Eurobond sale.

Standard Bank Group delivered sustainable earnings growth, improved returns, says CEO

2019-03-07 13:31

Standard Bank Group has shown sustainable earnings growth and improved returns, underpinned by the strength of its client franchise, says CEO Sim Tshabalala.

Be wary of scammers, banking sector warns

2019-01-12 10:30

The banking industry has warned customers to always be vigilant of banking scams, especially when prompted for personal information.

FirstRand takes a leaf from Amazon's book to capture consumers

2018-12-10 08:54

FirstRand is emulating with a digital offering that will span everything from insurance, car license renewals to locating plumbing services as the South African bank chases new revenue sources.

Fitch confirms ratings of SA's major banks at notch below investment grade

2018-11-16 13:25

Ratings agency Fitch has kept the ratings of five of SA's major banks at BB+ with a stable outlook.

Motsepe starts online challenge to SA banks

2018-11-09 20:33

TymeBank, owned by billionaire Patrice Motsepe, has started signing up customers for its new online bank, one of several entrants planning to take clients from traditional lenders.

Capitec, FNB rule the roost in banking innovation - index

2018-11-02 14:40

While Capitec rose to the top among the banks overall, First National Bank posted the most improvement.

Nigeria's MTN attack fizzles as Standard Bank gets reprieve

2018-09-25 16:02

After coming out all guns blazing, Nigeria’s central bank surrendered more ground in its tussle with MTN by giving a reprieve to one of the banks accused of illegally moving $8.1bn out of the country.


Retrenched Standard Bank staff can consider farming - Mboweni

2019-03-15 17:36

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni tweeted that the 1 200 employees affected at Standard Bank due to a new operating model should consider farming as a fallback.

OVERVIEW: Standard Bank legal official details suspicious transactions, possible 'money laundering' at #StateCaptureInquiry

2019-03-12 15:30

The judicial commission of inquiry into state capture continues with testimony from former head of compliance at Standard Bank, Ian Sinton, who currently works in the bank's legal division.

Standard Bank bets growth can outpace Africa's fastest economies

2019-03-08 08:19

Africa’s largest lender is predicting it can outpace the continent’s fast-growing economies in which it operates.

Standard Bank launches new wholesale finance proposition

2019-02-25 16:58

Standard Bank has launched a new wholesale finance proposition for original equipment manufacturers, distributors and their dealer-networks.

How to avoid the Janu-worry blues

2018-12-17 07:32

This is going to be a tough festive season for many South Africans.

Tips for smart shopping ahead of Cyber Monday

2018-11-24 10:36

Here's how to be a smart shopper and avoid common pitfalls on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

More than 500 jobs on the line as Standard Bank restructures IT division

2018-11-14 13:55

The bank says it will be serving 526 IT employees with Section 189 notices as it looks to restructure its IT division's operating model.

Standard Bank announces secondary listing on JSE competitor

2018-11-08 11:32

Standard Bank will become one of the biggest groups to list on A2X, which provides a secondary listing venue for SA companies.

SA's free coding college is looking for students - and you don't even need a matric to get in

2018-10-22 11:30

WeThinkCode is a tuition-free coding institution with campuses in Joburg and Cape Town.

#StateCaptureInquiry: Absa also refused to meet with Cabinet ministers over Gupta accounts

2018-09-18 18:47

Absa has been the third bank to testify at the inquiry headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo after Standard Bank and FNB.

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