The Reserve Bank has faith in the local financial sector but troubling factors lie beyond its control.
The downgrades of the big four seem to have less to do with the health of our banks and more with the Reserve Bank's recipe to rescue African Bank.
FirstRand bank has shown interest in buying three banks from Nigeria’s Asset Management, including Mainstreet and Keystone.
Policy group calls for banking supervisors to be paid more.
A court has told a bank to return money taken by the Reserve Bank, which has raised fears about a possible flood of legal suits against banks.
It’s not big events like a financial crisis that can cause the downfall of large established companies. Sometimes it happens a lot more gradually.
Banks cut 5 500 branches across the European Union last year, 2.5% of the total, leaving the region with 20 000 fewer outlets since 2008.
New BEE code requires business support programmes if it is to reach SMMEs.
Survey shows that the rise in the sub-Saharan emerging market may have caught some napping.
Zimbabwe banks say cellphone giant EcoCash is stealing their business, adding that it is unregulated. But what do consumers want?
Financial institutions can play a vital role in ensuring a better environment.
Banks and communists seldom go well together.
SMMEs are often so busy keeping their businesses afloat that they neglect a critical component of business success.
A eurozone bailout seems unlikely, and plans to keep Cypriots banks afloat are getting desperate.
The growing middle class needs sophisticated banking, but analysts say it is not without risk.
With Zimbabwe's largest foreign investors having fallen in line with the country's indigenisation policy
Low-cost Mzansi accounts are losing ground to bank-branded products that are cheaper and more appropriate for low-income customers.
Standard Chartered is the latest to be accused of unethical practices by US regulators, sparking market flight.
Greedy for large profits, JP Morgan laid itself open and a single trader cost it $5.8-billion. Eleni Giokos reports.