Banking

Banks bungle sale of houses

Banks aren’t following procedure in selling the primary dwellings of people whose properties are in foreclosure. But changes to the rules brings hope

How to keep central banks independent

Some observers say central banks can best mitigate risks to their independence by returning to the narrow price-stability mandate

The battle of the banks

Several new entrants will spark a war of attrition rather than a full-frontal assault and customers will be the winners

Customers to benefit from disruption in retail banking, says FNB

The bank's vision is to be a trusted money manager

‘Judgment day’ looms for Australia’s scandal-hit banks

A decade ago the sector was lauded for emerging unscathed from the global financial crisis and avoiding the risky investments that doomed their peers

Altron reveals a new brand

A single brand will improve the customer experience

Pressure mounts for govt, private sector to put more work into financial inclusion

Financial inclusion is loosely thrown around but pressure is mounting for government and the private sector to respond with solutions that can deliver

EFF offering a solution to the dominance of banking’s Big Five

Many argue such banks will allow the unbanked entry and offer appropriate banking products and services, including to small and medium enterprises

Politics bedevils transformation

The fallout over the Guptas has to be separated from genuine concerns about the financial sector.

South African banks shrug off economic storm

The big four banks have managed to grow earnings impressively, but enormous challenges remain as SA's economic outlook continues to deteriorate.

An electronic wallet war is on the cards

The formal banking systems are still not serving, or are underserving, all South Africans.

Banked, but women still losing out financially

South African women are more money-savvy than they used to be with more bank accounts than men, but they still earn less than their male counterparts.

Press Releases

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.