Cas Coovadia

 
Slow growth hits lending to SMEs
Slow growth hits lending to SMEs
Slow economic growth is throttling the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and lending by the major banks to black-owned small...
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 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...
Land debate casts light on burning issue
Land debate casts light on burning issue
“So we are coming. If we need to expropriate your land, we are going to do that because it’s in the Constitution. It’s not something that we...
Bank failure rocks battling municipalities
Bank failure rocks battling municipalities
The fate of money belonging to municipalities and funds meant for the beneficiaries of deceased miners is now tied to the fortunes of embattled VBS...
Coovadia on VBS curatorship: SA cannot afford a bank collapse
Coovadia on VBS curatorship: SA cannot afford a bank collapse
South Africa cannot afford a bank collapse while it is on the path of inclusive economic recovery, according to Banking Association of South Africa...
JSE shuts down for five minutes in honour of Mandela
JSE shuts down for five minutes in honour of Mandela
Tributes from the corporate world and business leaders have begun streaming in for former president Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday. The JSE halted trade for five...
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...
ANC Youth League moots state bank
ANC Youth League moots state bank
African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) spokesperson Floyd Shivambu called for the creation of a state bank on Thursday at a conference in...
A 'patchy' report card
A 'patchy' report card
The Financial Sector Charter (FSC) -- currently in regulatory limbo -- has been plagued by acrimony over BEE targets, particularly on issues of...
'We need to focus on agriculture finance'
'We need to focus on agriculture finance'
Cas Coovadia, managing director of the Banking Association of South Africa, talks to the Mail & Guardian about the industry's progress.
Poorer households hit by building costs
Poorer households hit by building costs
Building costs for poor households have increased by 25% year-on-year, mainly due to the cost of serviced sites going up, the Banking Association...

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