Unconventional monetary policy is often assumed to benefit banks, say IMF economists, however, there is evidence for heightened medium-term risks.
Despite causing the crash, the high priests of economics have never faced retribution and the same flawed theories are still taught in universities.
South Africa's banking and cellphone giants are in a battle to reach the 11-million people in the country with no bank accounts.
The battle by SA banks for the hearts and wallets of the consumer remains a priority, as financial institutions work to increase their reach.
Absa and Investec have both finally launched banking apps in the last two weeks â€“ and both have taken a narrow view of the market.
The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology and Nexus USA have partnered on a biometrics programme, which may one day lead to a cashless society.
The average value of cash withdrawals across more than 1 500 ATMs throughout South Africa grew 6.77% year on year for June.
South African banks say that a bid to bolster basic human rights by reinterpreting the National Credit Act could endanger the entire credit industry.
Restructuring at Absa by the bank's global parent Barclays has seen the loss of senior managers and rattled the market.
Cross-border transactions and cellphone-enabled cash transfers are set to simplify banking in South Africa.
The main obstacle to moving accounts is the inconvenience, writes Teigue Payne.
I want to consolidate my debt and apply for a home loan. How do I go about doing it?
When selecting your account you need to decide what you want from your bank.
Avoiding Saswitch fees will cut your banking costs.
Bank accounts that teach your child about money without excessive fees.
A new banking experience is opening up for Capitec's clients: read the Sunday papers, take in a movie and -- go to the bank?
South African consumers are increasingly opting for longer vehicle loan monthly repayment periods in order to afford new cars.
If you bank with Capitec, you'll pay the same rates to transact as you did in 2010.
Earlier this year we saw FNB challenge Capitec with a new bank offering that looked suspiciously similar to Capitec's offering.