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FirstRand closed Gupta accounts due to money-laundering fears
FirstRand closed Gupta accounts due to money-laundering fears
South African lender FirstRand said on Monday suspicions of money-laundering lay behind its decision to cut ties with a business family linked to...
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...
Standard Bank scam: R300-million ATM heist ups the ante
Standard Bank scam: R300-million ATM heist ups the ante
It was a modern-day bank heist fit for the silver screen. 
Mantashe unhappy with banks' decision against Guptas
Mantashe unhappy with banks' decision against Guptas
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said he was worried that the decision by South Africa’s top four banks to close the accounts of the...
What do the Guptas' employees say?
What do the Guptas' employees say?
Employees working in companies belonging to the Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments knocked on the doors of three major South African banks on Tuesday...
Cosatu slams banks for shunning Gupta family businesses
Cosatu slams banks for shunning Gupta family businesses
The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Monday accused auditing firm KPMG and three of the country’s big four banks of “political posturing” for unexpectedly cutting ties with Gupta-owned businesses and shutting down their bank accounts....
SA's most wanted bank robber arrested
SA's most wanted bank robber arrested
The man, widely thought to be South Africa’s most wanted bank robber, has been arrested in Johannesburg, the Directorate for Priority Crime...
Standard Bank's Chris Hart resigns
Standard Bank's Chris Hart resigns
Standard Bank on Monday announced that prominent economist Chris Hart, who earlier this year had been at the centre of a storm around tweets deemed...
South African banks shrug off economic storm
South African banks shrug off economic storm
It may seem like dark days for the local and global economy, but it is blue skies for South Africa’s big four banks, which have managed to grow...
Wits responds to queries about Chris Hart's qualifications
Wits responds to queries about Chris Hart's qualifications
Wits University has answered the question of Standard Bank economist Chris Hart’s qualifications. 
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...
Get out of dirty fossil fuel
Get out of dirty fossil fuel
The fossil fuel industry, including the world's producers of oil, gas and coal, must be put out of business by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change...

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