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Repo rate remains at 5.75%
Repo rate remains at 5.75%

The Reserve Bank unanimously agreed to keep the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% per year, which means the prime lending rate will remain at 9.25%

19 Sep 2014 09:44

MTN bumps up its loan facilities
MTN bumps up its loan facilities

Major telecommunications company MTN has dramatically increased its borrowing ability‚ fuelling analysts' speculation that an acquisition may be on the cards.

By Samuel Mungadze 17 Sep 2014 10:37

Digital revolution will impact on Africa's banking sector
Digital revolution will impact on Africa's banking sector

In emerging markets, mobile money services have the power to simplify lives and transform them by addressing the unbanked or underserved population in Africa.

By Frederic Guillou 17 Sep 2014 08:28

Understanding cyber-criminals is key to prevent attacks
Understanding cyber-criminals is key to prevent attacks

Understanding how cyber-criminals operate and the techniques they use is key to preventing attacks. But how do we do that when cyber-crime evolves seemingly by the minute and new threats emerge daily?

By William Lawrence 11 Sep 2014 08:14

Debit order system a convenient service
Debit order system a convenient service

The key to ensuring that debit orders are correct is by using written mandates that authorise a company to process debit orders on a client account on a regular basis.

8 Sep 2014 11:46

Sanlam earnings up 27% in six months to June
Sanlam earnings up 27% in six months to June

Diversified life assurance and asset management group Sanlam lifted first-half headline earnings per share (HEPS) by 27% to 214.8c‚ the group announced.

5 Sep 2014 11:04

Nene assures South Africans their pensions are safe
Nene assures South Africans their pensions are safe

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has called on South Africans to refrain from cashing in their provident fund savings when they resign or change jobs, adding that rumours that their retirement savings are under threat were "false".

5 Sep 2014 08:34

Mooi River municipality disbanded, councillors fired
Mooi River municipality disbanded, councillors fired

Mooi Mpofana municipality in Mooi River has been dissolved and its seven councillors fired, Nomusa Dube-Ncube the MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) told media on Wednesday (3 September).

By More Matshediso 4 Sep 2014 09:20

Exports of vehicles increase in August
Exports of vehicles increase in August

Vehicle exports bounced back last month as Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) finally got into the production swing with its new C-Class sedan.

3 Sep 2014 11:29

Woolworths asks shareholders for R10bn
Woolworths asks shareholders for R10bn

JSE-listed clothing and food retailer Woolworths will raise about R10bn to repay the part of the money it borrowed to pay for its R21.6bn takeover of David Jones, the Australian retail chain.

By Nick Hedley 2 Sep 2014 11:18

Net1's earnings improve as it moves beyond SA
Net1's earnings improve as it moves beyond SA

Net1 UEPS Technologies reported a rise in earnings for the year to June‚ boosted by a $26.6m recovery for the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) contract it lost in a court dispute.

By Thabiso Mochiko 2 Sep 2014 09:24

Rikus Visser
Are you surfing in shark infested water?

By now most of us have received an email that requires one to click on a link to update your banking details. Hopefully we are all aware that these are scams and that no South African bank will ask you to update any banking details via an email...

By Rikus Visser, Issued by Meredith Harington 29 Aug 2014 13:21

Danette Breitenbach
Eugene... the new face of banking radio?

Radio has long been the battlefield for banking. Over the past couple of years the banking sector, because of some guy called Steve, became even more competitive.

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Aug 2014 08:02

Title deed handover will open formal housing market
Title deed handover will open formal housing market

The expected handover of more than a million title deeds to owners of subsidised houses during the next five years could speed up the opening of the formal property market in areas like Soweto.

By Fifi Peters and Sikonathi Mantshantsha 27 Aug 2014 10:25

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