Growth in unsecured lending and a repricing of mortgages helped boost Standard Bank's interest income.
The currency has rebounded in anticipation of inflation data and higher than expected numbers could spell an end to the rand's weakness.
The UK's Standard Bank has been fined $12.6-million by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to implement adequate anti-laundering controls.
The former president of China's biggest bank, Yang Kaisheng, has been appointed as Standard Bank Group's new deputy chairperson.
Standard Bank is selling over R1-billion of Discovery shares for an unnamed client.
Shortages in the market could see tin continue to perform better than any other base metal on the market.
A private equity fund started by the great grandson of American brewing company Coors will be opening in Johannesburg and investing in Africa.
From the outside, Standard Bank's new building exemplifies the worst that architecture has to offer, but the inside is another story.
We went on a walkabout of Standard Bank's new Jo'burg office to answer that question and bumped into featured artist Marco Cianfanelli.
Capitec Bank is still the cheapest bank in the country, according to a comparative study by trade union Solidarity's Research Institute.
The bank's stock fell 1% to R114.6 in early morning trading following the release of its results.
Investec bank has loaned about R240-million rand to First Strut, the Johannesburg based company that is in liquidation.
Survey shows that the rise in the sub-Saharan emerging market may have caught some napping.
South Africa's banking and cellphone giants are in a battle to reach the 11-million people in the country with no bank accounts.
The new co-heads of Standard Bank has promised to sharpen the African focus following chief executive Jacko Maree's resignation announcement.
Standard Bank has said it would cut up to 15% of its staff in London to save $100-million, as the bank scales back operations outside Africa.
Former estate agent Wendy Machanik has been fined R1.5-million after pleading guilty to 90 counts of theft, according to a newspaper report.
In a judgment on the advertising war between FNB and Standard Bank, the Advertising Standards Authority has found both guilty of lying to customers.
The head of Standard Bank's Angolan unit is targeting explosive growth in the country by quadrupling its branch network there by the end of the year.
Standard Bank says it will reduce its stake in Turkish venture Standard Unlu, the latest move by the lender to scale back non-African operations.