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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]

Anglo vs BHP: Which one to add to your portfolio?

15 Dec 2020 /  Simon Brown   1
A look at markets with FNB's Wayne McCurrie as a crazy year draws to a close. Jan Meintjes of Denker Capital talks banks in 2021, when will the dividends return? Sanlam's Greg Katzenellenbogen on Anglo American vs BHP as a diverse commodity investment for 2021.

Watch out for a repo frenzy

15 Dec 2020 /  Ciaran Ryan   13
A blizzard of summonses has hit consumers who fell into arrears during lockdown. The advice from consumer advocates: defend these and tell your side of the story to the court.

Bank dividend talk still a non-starter for SA watchdog

14 Dec 2020 /  Roxanne Henderson, Bloomberg  
Unlike counterparts in Europe.

FirstRand exposes a vulnerability in South Africa’s financial system

11 Dec 2020 /  Ann Crotty   33
The banking sector is seemingly being held hostage by a relative handful of people able to cope with its complexities. But there is at least one way around this.

Standard Bank to only finance projects in line with fossil fuels policy

10 Dec 2020 /  Thando Maeko   6
Will continue to support thermal coal projects, with 'strict guidelines'.

Standard Bank won’t fund new coal power plants

10 Dec 2020 /  Helen Reid, Reuters  
But sticks with coal mining.

Standard Bank simplifies, cuts bank fees

7 Dec 2020 /  Moneyweb reporter   12
And teases about a new hybrid savings account with no monthly charges ….

Redefine scoops Stanlib exec Ntobeko Nyawo as its new CFO

1 Dec 2020 /  Suren Naidoo   2
Becoming the property fund’s first black executive.

Despite recovery, Standard Bank remains cautious

1 Dec 2020 /  Larry Claasen   8
Bank won't pay a dividend.

Booming PGMs boost Tharisa and have we tamed inflation?

1 Dec 2020 /  Simon Brown  
FNB's Chantal Marx talks Aveng results and JP Morgan turning bullish on SA Inc. Tharisa CEO, Phoevos Pouroulisas, on the PGM and chrome earnings boom. Old Mutual's Izak Odendaal on what's driving inflation.

SA stocks fall, paring best November gains since 2001

30 Nov 2020 /  Adelaide Changole, Bloomberg   3
Risk-off sentiment was evident in early trade, with 91 of the 141 listed companies declining, while 37 traded higher.

Finding value in SA’s small- and mid-cap sector

25 Nov 2020 /  Nompu Siziba   1
Diversification across sectors is the best hedge against bad luck, stresses Keith McLachlan from Alpha Asset Management.

Is now the time to buy gold?

25 Nov 2020 /  Simon Brown   2
Gary Booysen of Rand Swiss talks financials and where he sees value. Sanlam's Greg Katzenellenbogen on what's driving the gold price drop. A buying opportunity for the metal or the miners? Zukile Nchukane of Mianzo Asset Management on two new unit trusts with passive-style fees.

South African banks to see limited fallout from debt downgrades

24 Nov 2020 /     4
'Junk grade isn’t a death sentence,' says Wayne McCurrie.

Farewell to the cheque book

23 Nov 2020 /  Adriaan Kruger   2
Reserve Bank and commercial banks say the issuing and acceptance of cheques will cease at year-end.

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