Virgin Galactic disaster exactly 2 years ago inspires Branson in SA

2016-10-31 20:25

It was exactly two years ago that Richard Branson had to face one of his biggest ever set-backs: his R6.7trn Virgin Galactic tourist spaceship exploded over California's Mojave Desert, killing one pilot.

Lee Rochford to step down as Virgin Money CFO

2015-09-01 19:00

British lender Virgin Money Holding has said Lee Rochford will step down as chief financial officer and executive director of the company with immediate effect.

Virgin Money's mortgage lending pie grows

2015-05-01 13:30

British bank Virgin Money Holdings says gross mortgage lending jumped 34% in the first quarter, helping it win a 3.6% share of the UK mortgage market.

Virgin Money valued at £1.2bn

2014-11-13 14:20

The market value of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Money banking business is estimated at £1.2bn as its shares have been listed in London.


Richard Branson: SA needs Gordhan to steer country into safe waters

2016-10-31 14:29

The wrong decision made today could have been devastating for South Africa, says multibillionaire Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group.

Mobile makeover for Britain's scandal-hit banks

2015-08-09 13:14

With reputations tarnished by the financial crisis and a string of scandals, Britain's top banks are trying to adapt and move ahead by embracing mobile technology.

Virgin Money's profit more than doubles

2015-03-05 14:26

British lender Virgin Money Holdings, which made its stock market debut in 2014, says its full-year pre-tax profit has more than doubled as it sold more mortgages.

Virgin Money revives plans for London listing

2014-11-04 16:55

Richard Branson's Virgin Money bank has revived plans to list on the London stock exchange, one month after halting the move owing to market turbulence.

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