Mboweni to EFF: Treasury has no evidence of rand manipulation by banks

2019-08-09 11:27

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni has told Members of Parliament belonging to the Economic Freedom Fighters that neither National Treasury nor the South African Reserve Bank had evidence of currency manipulation by South Africa’s banks and, therefore, did not investigate it.

EFF rejects Maria Ramos appointment to PIC board

2019-07-11 10:35

The EFF have rejected the appointment of former Absa CEO to the PIC interim board, claiming she won’t be able to defend the interests of public servants.

Mboweni admits Ramos among those considered to head Eskom unbundling

2019-04-22 12:28

Although Finance Minister Tito Mboweni denies that Maria Ramos has been appointed to lead the process of unbundling Eskom, he admitted to the SABC that she is among those being considered for the position.

Absa separation from Barclays going well – finance director

2019-03-11 16:17

Absa Group's separation from UK-based Barclays has been progressing well, Jason Quinn, Absa Group Financial Director has said.

Is Maria Ramos heading to SARS?

2019-01-29 13:26

Business Insider SA understands the new CEO of Absa will be coming from outside the group.

Absa's Ramos sees confidence returning to SA economy

2019-01-28 10:03

Absa CEO Maria Ramos is betting that President Cyril Ramaphosa is on the right track with rebuilding the continent’s most-industrialised economy.

When the vandals came for Treasury

2018-11-25 06:00

The resilience of Treasury is due to not only the strong institutional culture built in the early days and sustained through various ministers, but through the courage and longevity of its leaders and officials, writes Pippa Green.

ABSA reboots image as Barclays ends 100-year history in Africa

2018-07-11 09:41

Barclays Africa has ditched the name of its former parent to revert to ABSA after the British bank sold down the controlling stake it bought in 2005.

Six women who could take over the reins at Treasury

2018-02-23 12:16

When President Cyril Ramaphosa eventually gets around to his Cabinet reshuffle, he should seriously consider appointing a woman as finance minister, writes Fin24 journalist Lameez Omarjee.

SA banks can still thrive in Africa - analyst

2017-09-18 05:00

Despite a tough six months for banking operations in the rest of Africa, there is still a business case for SA’s four major banks to continue their operations, says an analyst.


Workers finally represented on PIC board – unions

2019-07-11 20:53

Cosatu has welcomed the inclusion of labour representatives on the PIC interim board - a first in its 108-year existence.

Mboweni announces PIC interim board - including Maria Ramos

2019-07-10 17:05

In a statement on Wednesday, Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni announced an interim board of directors at the Public Investment Corporation, which includes former Absa boss Maria Ramos.

Eskom a 'black hole' - DA on bailout billions

2019-04-21 14:17

The DA has slammed Eskom as an unviable "black hole", while other reports claim the entity has an ambitious rescue plan.

Girls need to see more CEOs like Maria Ramos

2019-01-30 11:47

Lameez Omarjee considers how seeing women in leadership impacts the way girls view the world, and their role in it.

Absa CEO Maria Ramos to retire

2019-01-29 10:09

Absa Group Chief Executive will retire at the end of February 2019 when she turns 60, the bank announced on Tuesday morning.

Absa strikes alliance for pan-African banking service

2019-01-18 19:51

Absa has formed a partnership with Société Générale for a pan-African wholesale banking service.

Absa opens UK office, hopes to profit from post-Brexit trade in Africa

2018-09-13 13:55

The bank says the move will make it easier for UK companies to do business in Africa after the UK leaves the EU.

ABSA aware of need to resolve issue of land reform

2018-03-04 06:00

Barclays Africa CEO Maria Ramos said this week that the bank was aware of the need to deal with land reform in the country and to find a resolution.

Ramos hits back after Public Protector guns for ABSA

2017-11-28 11:31

ABSA CEO Maria Ramos says the bank will seek a punitive cost order if Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane continues to defend the Bankorp/CIEX report.

Barclays Africa CEO joins the Group of Thirty

2017-08-13 06:03

Barclays Africa CEO Maria Ramos has accepted an invitation to become a member of the prestigious Group of Thirty (G30).

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