Standard Bank

Sharp practice in the shade

Loopholes and delay tactics allow bogus owners to get rent for buildings in legal limbo

Standard bank denies business rescue for Gupta companies

Bank employee acting 'out of mandate' faces disciplinary procedures

​Coca-Cola SA and Sasol cut ties with McKinsey

To date, most of the large companies to cut ties with McKinsey have been financial institutions such as Nedbank, Standard Bank and Barclays Africa.

Jazz proves it knows no bounds

The Joy of Jazz’s venue was cumbersome but couldn’t constrain a genre that revels in flouting restrictions

IDC loan of R60m ‘gone in one year’

The development finance entity says it wasn’t aware of a beneficiary’s connection to a minister

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"

Advocate in Gordhan-Gupta proceedings: The Guptas are ‘like Alice in Wonderland’

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is seeking a declatory order on the extent of his power to intervene in a bank-client relationship

Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked

Beyond the language of price-fixing and collusion, this type of behaviour by bankers amounts to taking food off the tables of South Africans.

Banks bust: ‘Price-rigging’ fine would be enough to wipe out SA’s budget deficit

If all 17 institutions are penalised, the country’s R140‑billion budget deficit could be wiped out in one fell swoop.

Standard Bank seeks to stop Zuma from intervening in Gupta Case

The bank asked the High Court to prevent the president from intervening in its decision to close accounts of companies linked to the Gupta family.

FirstRand closed Gupta accounts due to money-laundering fears

FirstRand is the first lender to publicly disclose reasons for severing links with Oakbay Investments, a company controlled by the Gupta brothers

Investors shun banks’ good news

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


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories