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International case may set precedent in rand-rigging battle

Standard Chartered pleaded guilty to currency manipulation (which included the rand) between 2007 and 2013

Competition commission resolute in bank collusion hearings

Despite sustained attacks from banks in the forex hearings, the Competition Commission remains confident of its case

Is Absa’s new coat of paint enough?

Analysts say the rebranded banking giant needs more than just a fresh logo to regain market share

ABSA parent Barclays Africa Group drops KPMG

Barclays Africa Group announced that it is cutting ties with beleaguered firm KPMG as its joint auditors

Keep an open mind on the land debate: Maria Ramos

The land debate has to be approached calmly and responsibly says Barclays Africa Group chief executive Maria Ramos.

Banks seek settlement — and also challenge collusion claims

"Earlier this year, the commission brought a case against 17 major local and international financial institutions for collusion"

Barclays Africa apologises for its role in rand-fixing

The bank's South African unit, Absa, says the Competition Commission is not seeking any administrative penalty against it.

Investors shun banks’ good news

The ‘big four’ are faring well in tough times yet their shares remain cheap, confounding analysts.

SA looks set for ‘stay of execution’ on downgrade

It appears that South Africa's rating downgrade has been postponed until December - but is inevitable regardless, say some economists.

Motsepe eyes Barclays Africa stake

Mining tycoon Patrice Motsepe reportedly has his sights set on being a major player in the banking sector.

Barclays to sell down Africa stake after profit drops 56%

The bank has plans to deconsolidate Barclays Africa Group, which Absa is a part of, and intends to sell down its 62% stake in the business.

Barclays to sell Africa operations

Given the deterioration of the continent’s prospects, the question is who would want to take over the bank's 62% stake in JSE-listed Barclays Africa.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.