Investor confidence in Land Bank grows despite sector uncertainty
Investor confidence in Land Bank grows despite sector uncertainty

The Land Bank concluded another successful bond auction on Monday, 17 September 2018, raising R1.5 billion to support its mandate, while attracting new investors in the process...

Issued by Land Bank 2 days ago

John Kamaro, director for Global Gaming Africa
Blockchain as a solution to Africa's challenges

Africa is rising and technology is at the forefront of growth on the continent...

By Katy Micallef 2 days ago

Coronation drops minimum investment amount to R1
Coronation drops minimum investment amount to R1

To celebrate its 25th birthday, Coronation has dropped its minimum investment amount from R5000 to R1, and is contributing a 10% top-up on investments made in September...

Issued by Coronation 5 Sep 2018

Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards 2018 winners revealed
Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards 2018 winners revealed

Takealot cleaned up at this year's Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards, bagging four of the 14 awards presented, including the coveted E-commerce Service of the Year...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Aug 2018

Financial institutions warned to guard against cyber attacks
Financial institutions warned to guard against cyber attacks

Deputy Reserve Bank Governor, Francois Groepe, has urged financial institutions to be aware of cyber threats as they embrace technological advancements...

30 Aug 2018

Shutterstock
What changing the ownership of South Africa's central bank will, and won't, do

South Africa's second largest opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), has lodged a parliamentary motion to amend laws that govern the management and ownership of the country's central bank...

By Jannie Rossouw 27 Aug 2018

Cape Town, Western Cape launches inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018
Cape Town, Western Cape launches inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018

The Western Cape, City of Cape Town, Wesgro and its supporting partners have announced the launch of the inaugural Africa Halal Week 2018, which will foster business links, conversations and opportunities across tourism, trade and investment...

8 Aug 2018

Basani Maluleke, African Bank CEO
Basani Maluleke's 11 life lessons

Africa Bank's Basani Maluleke is the first black woman CEO in the banking sector...

2 Aug 2018

#PIPC2018: The role of affordable payment solutions in promoting financial inclusion
#PIPC2018: The role of affordable payment solutions in promoting financial inclusion

To enable higher levels of financial inclusion across Africa, banks and payments companies must drive solutions allowing small and informal merchants to accept digital payments at a lower cost...

2 Aug 2018

Ilanie Brits
The struggle of saving

It is becoming more and more difficult to save, and for some people it often feels like an accomplishment just surviving from payday to payday. This struggle from month to month makes it easy to forget the importance of saving for our future...

By Ilanie Brits, Issued by Meredith Harington 30 Jul 2018

Beware: cybercriminals are capitalising on Absa's brand refresh
Beware: cybercriminals are capitalising on Absa's brand refresh

In a phishing email sent to South Africans, criminals are trying to capitalise on Absa's brand refresh to scam unsuspecting users...

20 Jul 2018

What's the use of marketing research? A cynic's answer: Ask Absa!
What's the use of marketing research? A cynic's answer: Ask Absa!

Last week there was great fanfare about Absa's repositioning and rebranding. This seemed like a good time to illustrate the power of predictive measurement...

By mike broom 13 Jul 2018

Absa embraces Africa with new brand
Absa embraces Africa with new brand

Reclaiming its African roots, the Absa Group, formerly Barclays Africa, has started trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with a new share code (ABG) and a new corporate identity...

11 Jul 2018

Minister of Finance, Nhlanhla Nene
Guarantees secured for VBS depositors

The Reserve Bank has secured a guarantee for retail deposits of up to R100,000 per depositor, for VBS Mutual Bank retail depositors...

5 Jul 2018

Building the infrastructure to support mobile banking
Building the infrastructure to support mobile banking

More and more people are turning to mobile apps to do their banking, rather than face lengthy queues in branches.

By Natie Snyman 4 Jul 2018

Columinate internet banking SITEisfaction survey results
Columinate internet banking SITEisfaction survey results

Columinate's 2018 SITEisfaction report highlights FNB as the overall winner, reclaiming its spot as the Best Digital Bank by owning both the Best Mobile Banking and Best Internet Banking categories...

Issued by Columinate 28 Jun 2018

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Akon's building a Senegalese 'smart city' with his cryptocurrency 'Akoin'

An announcement you may have missed from Cannes Lions: There's a new cryptocurrency soon to be launched, but it won't be taking its name from any memes or computer jargon. Instead, it'll be launched by Senegalese musician Akon...

By Andy Walker 28 Jun 2018

A million Sassa beneficiaries swap to new card
A million Sassa beneficiaries swap to new card

The South African Post Office (Sapo) has swapped over one million social grants beneficiaries to the new South African Social Security (Sassa) card which is being issued by Postbank...

27 Jun 2018

And the best digital bank of 2018 is...
And the best digital bank of 2018 is...

According to modern insights agency Columinate's 2018 SITEisfaction report, FNB has been named the best digital bank by owning both the 'best mobile banking' and 'best internet banking' categories...

26 Jun 2018

#NewBiz: Nedbank appoints The Odd Number
#NewBiz: Nedbank appoints The Odd Number

Nedbank has appointed The Odd Number to manage its digital media services...

19 Jun 2018

Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space
Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space

Sub-Saharan Africa is the fastest growing mobile market, by 2020 the region will have more than half a billion mobile subscribers to date...

19 Jun 2018

Absa's 'black tax' tweet offends clients, competitors capitalise
Absa's 'black tax' tweet offends clients, competitors capitalise

#Newswatch: Absa tweeted out an offensive poll on 'black tax', outraging numerous clients, many of whom have since threatened to leave the bank and move to Nedbank and Capitec...

15 Jun 2018

Sarb releases Mandela centenary banknote designs
Sarb releases Mandela centenary banknote designs

The Sarb has decided to release the designs of the Nelson Mandela centenary commemorative banknotes and coins ahead on the official launch on 13 July 2018, after the designs were leaked on social media...

14 Jun 2018

Nav(igating) your way to financial health
Nav(igating) your way to financial health

We've all had those moments of looking at our bank balance and wonder where all your money has gone, well FNB has launched a new app that keeps track of your spending at any time or place...

By Nicci Botha 13 Jun 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Ahoy! Blockchain Island
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Ahoy! Blockchain Island

In November this year, some 4,000 delegates are expected to descend on "the rock" for the first Malta Blockchain Summit...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 8 Jun 2018

Fed up with always being in the slow queue? That's why queues are being 'designed out'
Fed up with always being in the slow queue? That's why queues are being 'designed out'

Whether it is lining up to pay for your groceries or making a bank transaction, time costs money. As businesses become aware of the costs of waiting, they are looking at innovative ways to reduce these expenses by "designing out" queues...

By Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 8 Jun 2018

Bridget Nkandu, Absahead of the youth market segment
#YouthMonth: Banks must catch 'em when they're young

Millennials use apps to buy transport, food, accommodation, fashion and beauty, and consequently, expect the same technology-driven convenience when it comes to customer service and communication from their bank...

6 Jun 2018

Sarb releases Project Khokha report
Sarb releases Project Khokha report

Central banks widely recognise the disruptive potential of and the probable risk from fintech...

6 Jun 2018

Elize Botha, managing director, Old Mutual Unit Trusts
#YouthMonth: The curious case of millennials and their money

To the older generations, millennials are an enigma. They are the first true digital natives, and in South Africa they are also the first generation to bear the fruits of democracy and empowerment...

By Nicci Botha 4 Jun 2018

Easy, accessible banking with Shoprite's new mobile wallet
Easy, accessible banking with Shoprite's new mobile wallet

Shoprite has just launched a new mobile transactional banking service that enables customers to deposit, withdraw or send money as well as buy groceries at any of the till points...

23 May 2018

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