Enterprises ranging from retailers to mines and bank headquarters will close for the former president's funeral.
Low-cost Mzansi accounts are losing ground to bank-branded products that are cheaper and more appropriate for low-income customers.
It is generally accepted that South African banks are well capitalised in terms of the Basel III requirements, which have to be phased in from 2013.
A timely pamphlet on debt targets credit customers.
A national consumer awareness campaign shows consumers how to negotiate with their credit providers.
The government should maintain taxation at current levels, the Banking Association of SA said on Tuesday as it presented its pre-budget wish list.
Progress has been made in transforming the financial sector, the Banking Association of South Africa said on Wednesday.
Lynley Donnelly assesses the financial sector's delivery in relation to the charter.
Banks are sabotaging the over broad-based black economic empowerment standards, the charter council says.
Building costs for poor households have increased by 25% year-on-year, mainly due to the cost of serviced sites going up, the Banking Association of South Africa said on Tuesday. The increase was primarity due to the increase in the cost of serviced sites, said managing director Cas Coovadia.
Legislation providing for formal regulation and supervision of cooperative banks was adopted by the National Assembly on Tuesday. Introducing debate on the Cooperative Banks Bill, Finance Minister Trevor Manuel said it seeks to create an appropriate regulatory framework for member-based deposit-taking, financial services cooperatives.
The Banking Association of South Africa is trying to have money it accidentally paid to a lobby group led by South African Communist Party head Blade Nzimande returned. The managing director of the Banking Association of South Africa, Cas Coovadia, confirmed that the industry body had accidentally paid its quarterly fees of R360Â 000 in June last year to the Financial Sector Campaign Coalition.