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How to find the best unsecured personal loan rates for your business
How to find the best unsecured personal loan rates for your business

The riskiest situation entrepreneurs find themselves in is running the business with inadequate or lack of funds. They have to pay their members of staff, buy company equipment, etc...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 1 day ago

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Corruption watchdog finds more than 20 banks handled money for Gupta companies in Transnet deal

More than 20 banks sent or received money to Gupta-linked companies, an investigation by the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) found...

17 Nov 2017

If all banks closed today, would South Africans miss them?
If all banks closed today, would South Africans miss them?

Findings about the South African market from WE's inaugural Brands in Motion research shows consumers don't care as much about fancy banking app features as they do about their values and how banks align with these...

By Sarah Gooding-Kobus 26 Oct 2017

The dangers that lurk in land expropriation without compensation
The dangers that lurk in land expropriation without compensation

If expropriation without compensation is allowed, it could endanger the faith banks place in the land as security and set into motion a chain-reaction that eventually leads to the ordinary consumer losing out...

23 Oct 2017

Basani Maluleke, incoming CEO: African Bank. Photo: Kellogg School of Management
First black woman set to be bank CEO

Basani Maluleke looks set to become SA's first black woman bank CEO...

19 Oct 2017

Discovery gets bank licence
Discovery gets bank licence

Discovery Bank has become the second new bank to obtain a licence from SA's banking regulators as the market is opened to new competitors for the first time in almost two decades...

By Hilary Joffe 17 Oct 2017

All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!
All the Accenture Innovation Awards winners!

Accenture and partners - Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute - have announced winners of the Innovation Index 2017...

17 Oct 2017

Enhancing cross-channel communication in financial services
Enhancing cross-channel communication in financial services

Financial institutions, like any other businesses, have customers whose preferences have shifted to digital channels...

By Wynand Smit 16 Oct 2017

Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year
Shyft crowned MTN Business App of the Year

At the 2017 MTN Business App of the Year Awards, which took place on Thursday, 12 October 2017, Shyft was named the overall winner...

13 Oct 2017

Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty
Clicks Clubcard takes the lead in loyalty

Clicks Clubcard has moved into the top spot as South Africa's most used loyalty programme at 67%, just beating last year's loyalty leader, Pick n Pay Smart Shopper...

13 Oct 2017

Leveraging cloud as a disruption enabler
Leveraging cloud as a disruption enabler

A technology innovation that offers disruptive tendencies is the cloud...

By Peter Alkema 6 Oct 2017

Are retailers taking over the finance space?
Are retailers taking over the finance space?

Retailers have built trust with their customers, and this poses a growing threat to banks' traditional market...

By Bronwyn Williams 2 Oct 2017

Kigali Genocide Memorial, Rwanda. ©Eric Reisenberger
France assigns magistrates to BNP Rwanda lawsuit

France has assigned magistrates to investigate allegations that banking giant BNP Paribas was complicit in the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi minority in Rwanda...

27 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
A potential market force, SA women face lending discrimination

Unlocking women's earning potential in SA, and in neighboring African countries, could entirely transform the economic and political landscape of the nation, but it won't be easy...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Sep 2017

First solar-powered Nedbank branch launched
First solar-powered Nedbank branch launched

Nedbank has launched its first solar branch in Mncwasa in the Eastern Cape using SolarTurtle...

20 Sep 2017

Bank in row with regulator over evidence
Bank in row with regulator over evidence

Standard Bank and the Competition Commission were at loggerheads over the whereabouts of the antitrust regulator's forex investigation record...

20 Sep 2017

Survey: SA banking clients prefer digital
Survey: SA banking clients prefer digital

South Africans prefer to access their banking services with a mobile app, and they are most likely to complain about bad service...

11 Sep 2017

Almost 32 hours for banks to respond
Almost 32 hours for banks to respond

South African banks take on average 31 hours and 56 minutes to respond to customer complaints...

By Nico Gous 31 Aug 2017

The lynchpin for success in the mobile banking wars
The lynchpin for success in the mobile banking wars

There's a surprising way in which leading financial services companies are pulling away from the pack...

By Hemkumar Balaraman 30 Aug 2017

Malusi Gigaba, minister of finance
Brics bank will ignite growth in SA, says Gigaba

As Brics countries celebrated the launch of the African regional centre of the New Development Bank, South African taxpayers can expect to contribute $10bn over a seven-year period...

18 Aug 2017

Mellony Ramalho, African Bank’s group executive: sales, branch network
#WomensMonth: Investing in women will make a difference

Africa Bank's Mellony Ramalho believes young women, need to be shown that there are possibilities and taught that through hard work they too can succeed...

15 Aug 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Five facts every business owner should know about credit cards

When choosing the right business credit card for your company, there are a few things to know beforehand. Understanding how it works and what its inherent limits are might help you use it more efficiently...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Aug 2017

Thinking like an economist can make your next trip abroad cheaper
Thinking like an economist can make your next trip abroad cheaper

Agreeing to use your home currency in a foreign land can significantly inflate the cost of every purchase. Thinking a bit more like an economist can help you avoid this mistake, and save a lot of money...

By Jay L. Zagorsky 4 Aug 2017

Nedbank boss to aid Ecobank
Nedbank boss to aid Ecobank

Nedbank has added its corporate and investment bank head Brian Kennedy to Ecobank Transnational in an attempt to stem losses at its 21.2%-held associate...

By Moyagabo Maake 4 Aug 2017

Ecobank casts a shadow on Nedbank
Ecobank casts a shadow on Nedbank

Nedbank's impressive growth in interest and fee income was marred by a R1.2bn loss contributed by its pan-African banking associate Ecobank Transnational Incorporated...

By Robert Laing 3 Aug 2017

#NewCampaign: Coding a better, prosperous future
#NewCampaign: Coding a better, prosperous future

With its 'prosper' philosophy at its core, in ‘helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way', Absa recently released its latest film, ‘Coding a better future', which features three Digital Academy graduates...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Jul 2017

Nontokozo Madonsela
#NewCampaign: Standard Bank's next

Through its current ‘What's your next?' integrated campaign, Standard Bank Personal and Business Banking South Africa (PBBSA) seeks to reconnect with its customers in a way that acknowledges that they're unique individuals with their own unique aspirations and ambitions, in an effort to partner with them on their journey to step up to their ‘next'...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Jul 2017

Five reasons why the bank turned you down for a small business loan
Five reasons why the bank turned you down for a small business loan

A healthy supply of working capital is essential for business growth. Unfortunately, even profitable businesses sometimes get turned down for business loans...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Jul 2017

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