22 Mar 2013 00:00 - Lynley Donnelly The growing middle class needs sophisticated banking, but analysts say it is not without risk.
28 Sep 2012 11:09 - Heather Formby Some analysts believe the bank's One Africa policy makes sense but question if it can be done.
10 Aug 2012 12:07 - Kevin Davie There have been sufficient numbers of rogue traders to warrant a page on Wikipedia that lists the most infamous scoundrels by name.
28 Jul 2012 11:23 - Carrick Mollenkamp and Emily Flitter New details from the Libor scandal inquiry suggest traders working at three major European banks were heavily involved in rigging interest rates.
17 Jul 2012 07:34 - Sapa Terry Crawford-Browne says Jacob Zuma must appoint a commission of inquiry into Barclays Bank's 2005 takeover of Absa and its link to the arms deal.
16 Jul 2012 11:03 - Guardian Reporter Jerry del Missier, who resigned from Barclays Bank, will face a select committee as the US considers launching a criminal inquiry into the scandal.
13 Jul 2012 11:49 - Jill Treanor The Bank of England's governor intervened to ensure that Bob Diamond vacated his post, writes Jill Treanor.
06 Jul 2012 06:40 - Nicholas Watt & Jill Treanor The Tories have seized on ideas that ministers gave Barclays the nod over its manipulation of interest rates, writes Nicholas Watt and Jill Treanor.
04 Jul 2012 19:27 - Katy Lee Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond criticised "reprehensible" behaviour over a rate-fixing scandal in his first public hearing since quitting.
04 Jul 2012 08:18 - Katy Lee Bob Diamond will face tough questions from UK officials after quitting as Barclays chief executive amid the interest rate scandal scalp-hunt.
03 Jul 2012 09:00 - Reuters Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond has quit over an interest rate-rigging scandal, the latest in a probe spanning a dozen major banks.
02 Jul 2012 16:37 - Sapa-AFP Barclays's chairperson Marcus Agius has resigned over interest rate rigging accusations as the bank faced possible criminal prosecution.
16 Sep 2008 09:14 - Staff Reporter Barclays said on Tuesday it was in discussions with Lehman Brothers about buying certain assets of the stricken United States investment bank.
25 Aug 2008 00:00 - Mandy Rossouw Mandy Rossouw put a similar set of questions to both Zanu-PF and the Movement for Democratic Change to assess the political temperature.
16 Jul 2008 11:01 - Percy Zvomuya British companies doing business in Zimbabwe must find the noise from their government and the international community disconcerting.
06 Jul 2008 06:00 - Percy Zvomuya Last month British Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged British companies to stop investing in Zimbabwe, saying his government was preparing sanctions.
25 Jun 2008 11:17 - Staff Reporter South African banking charges were higher than they would be at competitive levels, according to a Competition Commission enquiry report.
17 Jun 2008 06:00 - Jason Moyo President Robert Mugabe rejected fresh calls for economic reform at a rare meeting with the heads of Zimbabwe's largest business groups this week.
30 Apr 2008 13:04 - Susan Njanji The Zimbabwe government savoured a rare diplomatic victory on Wednesday after the United Nations Security Council failed to agree on how to respond to the country's post-election crisis. Western countries such as former colonial power Britain had been trying to steer the council to adopt a common strategy on the situation in Zimbabwe.