FNB’s entry-level account is now cheaper than Capitec - here’s how it compares to Standard Bank, Absa and the others

2019-06-03 12:38

African Bank and Capitec are the only banks to offer interest rates on entry level accounts.

Capitec sold half a million funeral plans in just nine months – and it says its bank branches were key

2019-03-28 10:22

As Standard Bank starts the process of shutting down branches, with other banks expected to follow, Capitec says its growing branch network was key to selling the funeral plan it launched in May 2018.

Viceroy says it's waiting for invitation to Capitec hearing

2018-05-31 11:20

Viceroy said it’s prepared to appear before SA Parliament to substantiate claims made against Capitec that sparked a slump in the lender’s share price.

Get used to US-style shorting

2018-02-14 07:12

The Viceroy Research report on Capitec has the South African market in a spin, mostly because we are used to short sellers flying under the radar.

Delicious eats in mmmMelville

2018-01-23 09:12

Capitec Bank has launched its #LiveBetter campaign, which encourages people to explore new and unexpected places in their cities and Capitec clients enjoy some great discounts too!

Experience an underwater paradise

2017-12-15 06:00

Situated at Cutty Sark Hotel in Scottburgh, ScubaXcursion promises new and exciting adventures on every dive.

Don’t overlook SA’s corporate gems

2017-09-22 14:07

While the current economic environment in South Africa is tough, the country nevertheless boasts a number of quality stocks that are (still) likely to perform well in future.

PSG: Building businesses from the bottom up

2017-05-10 09:27

Financial services group PSG, which was started with a capital base of only R7m, has grown into a formidable JSE-listed company by investing in winners like Capitec and Curro.

Body of knowledge

2010-09-29 21:45

What are you adding to society is a question we should be asking ourselves every day, writes Marc Ashton.


Competition Commission approves Capitec acquisition of Mercantile Bank

2019-05-03 15:29

The Competition Commission has recommended to the Competition Tribunal that a proposed merger – which will see Capitec acquiring Mercantile Bank – should be approved without conditions.

Capitec took 10.5 million customers from the big banks — here’s how it is about to go after business banking too

2018-09-26 18:17

Capitec plans to expand into business banking, which may include the acquisition of Mercantile Bank.

A new attack on Capitec has flopped as investors shrug off latest Viceroy report

2018-05-21 17:08

Earlier this year its share price lost 25% after Viceroy accused it of misleading investors.

JSE declines across the board

2018-01-30 18:25

The JSE declined across the board on Tuesday along with global markets, as sell-off continues amid investor caution and profit taking.

Delicious eats in mmmMelville

2018-01-22 06:00

Capitec Bank has launched its #LiveBetter campaign, which encourages people to explore new and unexpected places in their cities and Capitec clients enjoy some great discounts too!

How to manage concentration risk

2017-11-30 10:02

It is vital to ensure that you don’t have too much exposure to any one stock – if it loses value, it would spell ruin for your portfolio. But what happens if one of the stocks is a star performer? Simon Brown shares some tips on reducing your concentration risk.

PSG on the prowl for opportunities

2017-06-29 11:06

PSG has been exceptionally good at identifying small companies and moulding them into huge winners. CEO Piet Mouton’s message at the recent AGM was that investors can expect more of this.

Robbers get 5 x life, plus 186

2016-05-11 11:30

A high court judge paid tribute to the “brave policemen and women of this province who daily put their lives on the line” when he sentenced three cash in transit robbers to five life sentences plus jail terms totalling 186 years on Tuesday.

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