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Standard Bank Group Ltd. is the holding company for the interests of the group, an African financial services organisation with South African roots. It is South Africa’s largest banking group by assets and currently operates in 20 countries in sub-... [more info]

JSE thrives in lockdown

29 Jun 2020 /  Ann Crotty   1
And Sun International faces unsolicited bid.

Climate activists turn up heat on Standard Bank during AGM

26 Jun 2020 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters  
Bank aims to make its first climate-related financial disclosures in the next three or four months.

Standard Bank faces opposition over pipeline funding plan

25 Jun 2020 /  Antony Sguazzin, Bloomberg  
'Standard Bank is committed to doing business the right way,' a spokesman said

Standard Bank heading for another action-packed AGM

25 Jun 2020 /  Ann Crotty   12
Shareholders not happy about conflicted directors, long-serving ‘independent’ directors, and executive remuneration.

Bell Equipment vs its shareholders

24 Jun 2020 /  Ann Crotty   10
Current incentives reward management for the use of debt, say activist shareholders.

Standard Bank to disclose climate-related lending in 2020

23 Jun 2020 /  Roxanne Henderson, Bloomberg    1
As banks globally are increasingly under pressure to shun carbon-heavy activities and fund more clean-energy projects.

Banks lend R7bn in first month of Covid-19 guarantee scheme

19 Jun 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane    3
Negotiations underway to increase uptake.

How much SAA owes the banks and other creditors

18 Jun 2020 /  Hilton Tarrant   31
And which banks? Two in SA have exposure totalling R5.2bn …

Rand inches up, Aspen leads stocks higher

17 Jun 2020 /  Mfuneko Toyana, Reuters  
At 1530 GMT, the rand was 0.23% firmer at R17.20 per dollar, moving away from a session-high of R17.08.

‘Significant increase’ in R200bn Covid-19 credit guarantee scheme loans

17 Jun 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane    3
More changes expected to oil payouts in uncertain pandemic environment.

SA hopes to ease access to Covid loans amid low payouts

15 Jun 2020 /  Emma Rumney, Reuters   1
Changes include tweaks to turnover threshold, payment holidays.

Aside from Capitec unbundling, what is PSG scheming?

15 Jun 2020 /  Hilton Tarrant   8
It has already quietly offloaded R1 billion in Capitec shares … why?

How much Edcon owes, and to whom

11 Jun 2020 /  Hilton Tarrant   18
Banks, landlords, insurers (who are landlords) in the queue.

Moody’s downgrades Land Bank deeper into ‘junk’

10 Jun 2020 /  Mfuneko Toyana, Reuters  
'The negative outlook reflects the high implementation risks of the restructuring plan.'

Standard Bank called to vote out climate-conflicted directors

9 Jun 2020 /  Nompu Siziba   11
This bank's saying one thing about climate change, while directors on its board have an interest in exactly the opposite thing: Tracey Davies, Just Share.

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