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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...
SA looks set for 'stay of execution' on downgrade
SA looks set for 'stay of execution' on downgrade
As many South Africans waited nervously on Friday to hear whether the country had received the dreaded downgrade to ‘junk’ status, consensus...
Motsepe eyes Barclays Africa stake
Motsepe eyes Barclays Africa stake
Billionaire businessperson Patrice Motsepe has moved a step closer to buying a significant stake in Barclays Africa as part of his ambitious plan to...
Barclays to sell down Africa stake after profit drops 56%
Barclays to sell down Africa stake after profit drops 56%
Barclays said it will sell down the stake in its Africa business and reorganise the company into two divisions, as fourth-quarter profit fell by...
Barclays to sell Africa operations
Barclays to sell Africa operations
South Africa could be facing a massive disinvestment with global banking giant Barclays putting its Africa operations up for sale.
Forex probe may stem from whistle blower or 'confession'
Forex probe may stem from whistle blower or 'confession'
An investigation by South Africa’s anti- trust regulator into alleged foreign currency manipulation involving the rand may stem from a whistle...
Shareholders cautious about upbeat Barclays Africa
Shareholders cautious about upbeat Barclays Africa
In spite of economic and sociopolitical headwinds, Barclays Africa says it is well on its way to becoming one of the continent's major banks. But...
Investors saddled with reform risk
Investors saddled with reform risk
Global financial reforms are coming thick and fast and South Africa will not be immune — significant changes are being made to regulation,...
Capital is the real test for Barclays
Capital is the real test for Barclays
Barclays, the majority shareholder in Absa, breezed through the European Banking Authority’s stress test. The bigger challenge lies at home.
Barclays banks on Africa dream
Barclays banks on Africa dream
British bank Barclays, the major shareholder of South African-based Barclays Africa, has had a turbulent few years – it was awarded a hefty fine...
Gold fix study indicates a decade of manipulation
Gold fix study indicates a decade of manipulation
The London gold fix, the benchmark used by miners, jewellers and central banks to value the metal, may have been manipulated for a decade by the...
Uganda punished in currency market for anti-gay law
Uganda punished in currency market for anti-gay law
The gains that had made Uganda's shilling the second-best performing African currency this year are evaporating after President Yoweri Museveni...

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