National Credit Regulator

 
Wary consumers start saving
Wary consumers start saving
Banks are reporting an uptick in the number of new savings accounts but, although some customers might be saving, many continue to rely on...
SMEs hobbled by funding gap
SMEs hobbled by funding gap
Small businesses are routinely cited as the answer to South Africa’s stubborn 26.7% unemployment rate. But startups, micro-enterprises, and small...
SARB's Kuben Naidoo clears Capitec confusion: There is no new probe
SARB's Kuben Naidoo clears Capitec confusion: There is no new probe
South African Reserve Bank deputy governor and registrar of banks Kuben Naidoo on Wednesday said that he was not aware of any new probes into...
Mutual bank eyes niche markets
Mutual bank eyes niche markets
Nthabeleng Likotsi understands her strengths and her weaknesses. After failing her chartered tax adviser exam three times, she knew she was not...
Saving is key to a healthy economy
Saving is key to a healthy economy
A recession is a very difficult period for any nation.
African Bank: No rescue plan for borrowers
African Bank: No rescue plan for borrowers
Sipho* [*not his real name], in his late twenties, from Limpopo, was window shopping at Ellerines, the furniture retailer owned by African Bank,...
Borrowed time for credit regulator
Borrowed time for credit regulator
The Pretoria high court has given the National Credit Regulator until the end of the month to review the maximum charges on credit agreements.
Small lenders force fee issue
Small lenders force fee issue
Microfinanciers are suing the National Credit Regulator (NCR) and Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies for failing to review the service fees...
African Bank to pay R20m after reaching NCR agreement
African Bank to pay R20m after reaching NCR agreement
The National Credit Regulator (NCR) on Friday said it reached a settlement agreement with African Bank, which will see the unsecured lender...
Drop in lending is likely to rebound on the economy
Drop in lending is likely to rebound on the economy
The rate of new credit granted to customers slowed over the past quarter — most notably in unsecured lending, where the levels of growth...
Time to get a little thrifty with your wallet
Time to get a little thrifty with your wallet
The latest credit market statistics suggest a need for caution, the National Credit Regulator (NCR) said on Thursday.
Renewed confidence sees rise in consumer credit
Renewed confidence sees rise in consumer credit
The latest National Credit Regulator (NCR) statistics indicate a 13.36% increase in new credit granted to consumers as compared to June 2011,...

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