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Investors shun banks' good news
Investors shun banks' good news
Despite providing exceptional results in tough times, South Africa’s biggest banks have failed to convince investors of their resilience and their...
Banks wash their hands of killer taxis
Banks wash their hands of killer taxis
The four major banks take no responsibility for the illegally converted taxis that have injured and killed many people, and which they have...
Zimbabwe’s banks suffer as cash dries up
Zimbabwe’s banks suffer as cash dries up
Zimbabwean banks are showing signs of strife, and the news of Barclays selling down its share in Barclays Africa is exacerbating the situation.
Bank tied to Fifa scandal has checkered past
Bank tied to Fifa scandal has checkered past
A small private bank controlled by a reclusive Brazilian billionaire shows up more than two dozen times in US prosecutors’ corruption charges...
Banks get unreserved backing
Banks get unreserved backing
South Africa can rest assured that the domestic banks are healthy, according to the incoming Reserve Bank governor, Lesetja Kganyago.
Editorial: Breaking the bank
Editorial: Breaking the bank
Who would have thought South Africa's big four banks would get a credit downgrade after the African Bank collapse? After all, they shrugged off the...
FirstRand eyes Nigeria's Mainstreet, Keystone banks
FirstRand eyes Nigeria's Mainstreet, Keystone banks
FirstRand, South Africa’s second-biggest financial-services company, would consider buying Nigeria’s Mainstreet Bank or Keystone...
Closer ties needed to avoid future banking crisis
Closer ties needed to avoid future banking crisis
Top regulators and the boards of banks need to have a more trusting relationship to avoid another financial crisis, a leading policy group has...
Zim banks fear having to pay for forex raid
Zim banks fear having to pay for forex raid
The Bankers' Association of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has warned of grave consequences for the sector following a Supreme Court judgment directing...
When Giants Fall: Why you need to innovate to stay relevant
When Giants Fall: Why you need to innovate to stay relevant
“The ANC will rule until Jesus comes back.” When Jacob Zuma uttered these infamous words in 2009 shortly before he was elected...
Banks cut 5 500 branches across Europe in 2012
Banks cut 5 500 branches across Europe in 2012
Last year's cuts come after 7 200 branches were axed in 2011, according to data analysed by Reuters from European Central Bank statistics....
JP Morgan: The bank that choked on a whale
JP Morgan: The bank that choked on a whale
Banks globally have been hogging headlines for the wrong reasons, most of them complex financial scandals.

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