In this week's edition we take a look at the Zuma effect, surprising ways the economy will change and deliver a sobering Covid-19 report card.
Bongiwe Kunene has been appointed the new managing director of the industry body.
This follows an initial raft of interventions announced last week to provide lenders with cheaper access to funding.
The Competition Appeal Court has set aside a Competition Tribunal order which had partially ruled in favour of 17 banks involved in a rand-dollar forex manipulation case.
Many believe that negativity about South Africa’s banking sector originated locally. Schalk Louw strongly disagree
While numerous banks viewed Trump's past bankruptcies as a sign to steer clear, Deutsche Bank used him and his business empire to rapidly grow.
After shedding 8% of their workforce last year, Zimbabwean banks may cut more jobs in 2020 as the economy shrivels and the sector increasingly shifts away from cash and toward digital services.
Allegations of maladministration by banks accounted for 39% of cases completed by the Ombudsman for Banking Services so far this year.
ATM fraud is usually one of the most prevalent crimes in Cape Town's CBD over the festive period, according to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District.
The BRICS countries' New Development Bank warns of an e-mail scam in which criminals, posing as bank employees, are trying to defraud the public.
Banks are at increasing risk of cyber attacks as their operations become more digitised, Moody's Investors Service warns in a new report.
Banks have taken a number of steps to soften the blow of lockdown on customers, including waiving Saswitch penalty fees at ATMs and minimising branch closures, the Banking Association of South Africa has said.
The proportion of black executive directors in South Africa's banking industry improved over the period from 2016 to 2018 but remains below the industry target of 50%.
Standard Bank has seen a significant uptake of its new 3-minute overdraft since the launch of the offering in September 2019. Over R460 million has been issued to small and medium-sized enterprises in the period leading to February, 2020.
Capitec, the country's biggest bank by client numbers says its fees for digital banking and debit orders will remain unchanged in 2020, in the face of increasing competition to retain clients.
African Rainbow Capital, founded by billionaire SA businessman Patrice Motsepe, announced that TymeBank, in which ARC has a majority shareholding, has entered into a partnership with the Zion Christian Church.
A "limited number" of Discovery Bank clients were affected on Friday evening.
The board of the New Development Bank has approved funding of R6bn for a special project at Eskom.
Colleen Graham alleges the bank withheld her 2016 bonus, hinted at firing her, and had her followed after she refused to manipulate revenue figures.
Bank Zero has patented debit cards that have three different numbers, two of them invisible, which it says will make life a lot easier for customers when it launches in 2020.
Capitec's acquisition of Mercantile Business Bank has been formally approved by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni and other regulatory authorities.
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