Capitec Bank

New banks circle small businesses

TymeBank, Bank Zero and Capitec are all looking for ways to woo businesses – including SMMEs – on to their books

Retail focus for banking’s phoenix

The African Bank, which relied on unsecured lending, has diversified its product offerings

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Is Absa’s new coat of paint enough?

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SARB’s Kuben Naidoo clears Capitec confusion: There is no new probe

The bank on Wednesday morning reiterated that it had not been contacted by the NCR

S&P raises Capitec, African Bank’s national rating

The Reserve Bank placed the African Bank under curatorship in 2014

Capitec shows resilience in first post-Viceroy annual results

The bank reported an 18% jump in headline earnings boosted by client growth and fee income

Finance committee grappling with Viceroy status

Ismail Momoniat said the status of Viceroy as a company made it difficult for South Africa to hold its report responsible.

Is Capitec Another Steinhoff? Not Quite.

Capitec stock fell by about 20% when Viceroy Research released a report claiming that Capitec bank “is a wolf in ​a sheep’s clothing and a loan shark”

Viceroy: Capitec is ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’

In a new 33-page report, published and uploaded to the Viceroy website, the short sellers said they did not buy Capitec’s 'good news story'.

Capitec Bank cuts back lending to poorer workers

"We have limited credit extension to lower income earners," the bank said in a statement accompanying its results.

A tale of the little bank that could

Capitec is winning market share with its attractive offerings, and shaking up the sector.

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