SA banks still profitable in Zim

2013-08-30 09:58

Standard Bank Group's Zimbabwe unit Stanbic Bank as well as Nedbank-owned MBCA have remained profitable, despite the country's challenging banking environment.

SA banks may be forced to list on ZSE

2013-05-21 10:39

Zimbabwe may compel SA and other international banks operating in the country to list on its stock exchange, Finance Minister Tendai Biti reportedly said.

New Standard Bank boss speaks out on Zim

2013-03-08 09:32

Standard Bank Group's new joint CEO Ben Kruger feels giving away majority ownership of its Zimbabwean unit Stanbic Bank will not be in the bank's interests.

Standard Bank bids farewell to Maree

2013-03-07 11:31

Standard Bank CEO Jacko Maree has retired after leading Africa's biggest bank for 13 years, during which he grew market capitalisation and share price.

Growing African business boosts Liberty

2013-02-28 08:54

SA's third-largest insurer by market value, Liberty posted an expected 39% hike in full-year earnings after a strong performance by its African operations.

Viva Capitec!

2013-01-10 10:33

Fin24 user Jo-Anne Steenkamp records her experiences with major SA banks and explains why Capitec comes out on top.

Standard Bank slapped with R528m fine

2012-12-07 08:12

Standard Bank has been ordered to pay R528m to a union pension fund after a court ruled that it had dealt in the fund's shares improperly.

Standard scoops global finance awards

2012-11-01 12:05

Standard Bank has garnered eight awards at a prestigious magazine's global awards ceremony in Japan, in categories including forex and trade finance.

Standard Bank to carry out maintenance

2012-10-05 14:10

Standard Bank says it will carry out scheduled maintenance on some of its banking facilities from 3pm on Sunday.

Absa rivals to escape its debt woes

2012-07-06 15:04

Thanks to more prudent loan provisions, SA's big lenders such as Standard Bank are unlikely to be hit by the spike in bad debts that has plagued Absa Group.


My Sars phishing scam experience

2013-07-04 09:27

A Fin24 user tells how he fell victim to the tax refund scam currently doing the rounds, saying his bank washed its hands of all responsibility.

Delta Property plans R300m bond sale

2013-05-07 14:00

Newly-listed black-owned listed property company Delta Property Fund plans to sell as much as R300m of bonds to help repay revolving credit facilities.

Maree a force of nature - Busa

2013-03-07 17:38

Business Leadership SA CEO Thero Setiloane has paid tribute to outgoing Standard Bank group CEO Jacko Maree's contribution to SA banking and business.

Standard Bank CEO Jacko Maree retires

2013-03-07 08:09

Jacko Maree will step down with immediate effect as chief executive of Standard Bank, the banks says.

Nedbank is SA's most expensive bank

2013-01-17 15:06

Nedbank has again emerged as the most expensive bank in South Africa, an annual bank charges report shows.

Standard Bank to appeal R528m fine

2012-12-07 12:40

Standard Bank says it will appeal an arbitration ruling to refund at least R528m worth of shares to a union pension fund.

Standard Bank seals Argentina deal

2012-12-06 08:10

Standard Bank says the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has taken over control of its local operations in Argentina.

Standard Bank is SA’s greenest company

2012-10-29 12:46

Standard Bank has been ranked South Africa's greenest company in the 2012 Newsweek Green Rankings.

Banks taken to task over repossessions

2012-08-17 15:04

An advocacy group has taken SA's big four banks as well as the Reserve Bank to the high court for a full investigation into the banking system.

Zimbabwe takes aim at banks

2012-07-03 11:41

Zimbabwe has given foreign-owned banks a year to hand over 51% stakes to locals, as President Robert Mugabe ramps up the country's empowerment drive.

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