Banking Association of South Africa

 
Fintech fills the funding gap
Fintech fills the funding gap
If you think small business, chances are you’ll think new — and probably — risky. But not for fintech credit-provider Fundrr. It sees...
Free debt review for the poor
Free debt review for the poor
Debt counselling is a way for consumers to dig themselves out of a debt trap but it does not come without costs.But thanks to pending legislative...
Tito’s back in town
Tito’s back in town
Tito Mboweni has returned to the political and fiscal fold as finance minister in a move that was welcomed by business organisations and labour...
Basa: Nene fears worsening 'jittery' markets
Basa: Nene fears worsening 'jittery' markets
Uncertainty over the future of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene is leaving markets jittery, in a development the Banking Association of South Africa...
BASA says members willing to help out stressed parastatals
BASA says members willing to help out stressed parastatals
The Banking Association of South Africa (BASA) has said its members are willing to help out stressed state-owned enterprises (SOEs) such as Eskom...
EFF offering a solution to the dominance of banking's Big Five
EFF offering a solution to the dominance of banking's Big Five
The banking landscape is changing as costs to market entry fall. A relatively new entrant, Capitec, has grown from nothing into a significant...
Student loan plan shot down
Student loan plan shot down
Critics of the Heher commission’s report on tertiary education funding reform say the proposals rely unrealistically on the goodwill of private...
Sassa should not have disqualified Post Office - Treasury letter
Sassa should not have disqualified Post Office - Treasury letter
A letter by National Treasury to acting South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) CEO Pearl Bhengu says the agency should not have disqualified...
President Jacob Zuma sends money-laundering bill back to parliament
President Jacob Zuma sends money-laundering bill back to parliament
President Jacob Zuma sent an anti-money-laundering bill that would have increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of "prominent individuals",...
South African business to close for Mandela's funeral
South African business to close for Mandela's funeral
South African businesses, including shops owned by Wal-Mart Stores,  Massmart Holdings unit and a mine owned by Kumba Iron Ore, will be closed...
No interest in 'poor man's account'
No interest in 'poor man's account'
This is one of the findings of the 2012 FinScope South Africa survey. It has also found that financial inclusion has increased and 67% of South...
Wake-up call for banking sector
Wake-up call for banking sector
It is generally accepted that South African banks are well capitalised in terms of the Basel III requirements, which have to be phased in from...

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