Banking Association of South Africa

 
President Jacob Zuma sends money-laundering bill back to parliament
President Jacob Zuma sends money-laundering bill back to parliament
President Jacob Zuma sent an anti-money-laundering bill that would have increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of "prominent individuals",...
South African business to close for Mandela's funeral
South African business to close for Mandela's funeral
South African businesses, including shops owned by Wal-Mart Stores,  Massmart Holdings unit and a mine owned by Kumba Iron Ore, will be closed...
No interest in 'poor man's account'
No interest in 'poor man's account'
This is one of the findings of the 2012 FinScope South Africa survey. It has also found that financial inclusion has increased and 67% of South...
Wake-up call for banking sector
Wake-up call for banking sector
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...
'Sinking into debt? Act now!'
'Sinking into debt? Act now!'
My monthly credit statement arrived in the post along with a pamphlet issued by the National Credit Regulator, the Banking Association of South...
In debt? Help is at hand
In debt? Help is at hand
The National Credit Regulator has just launched a joint national consumer awareness campaign with the Banking Association of South Africa and the...
All eyes on Gordhan ahead of budget speech
All eyes on Gordhan ahead of budget speech
The government should maintain taxation at current levels, the Banking Association of South Africa said on Tuesday as it presented its pre-budget...
'Great progress' in transforming financial sector
'Great progress' in transforming financial sector
Progress has been made in transforming the financial sector, the Banking Association of South Africa said on Wednesday.
A 'patchy' report card
A 'patchy' report card
The Financial Sector Charter (FSC) -- currently in regulatory limbo -- has been plagued by acrimony over BEE targets, particularly on issues of...
Banks 'sabotaging' Financial Sector Charter
Banks 'sabotaging' Financial Sector Charter
Banks are sabotaging the Financial Sector Charter because they cannot get their own way on lower broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE)...
Poorer households hit by building costs
Poorer households hit by building costs
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...
Co-op Banks Bill passed by National Assembly
Co-op Banks Bill passed by National Assembly
Legislation providing for formal regulation and supervision of cooperative banks was adopted by the National Assembly on Tuesday.

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