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New ranking shows which SA banks contribute most to systemic risk

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Two students from UCT have designed South Africa’s first systemic risk ranking – which outlines what could happen in a financial crisis and identifies who is putting the system most at risk, and why.

Brics bank ‘will boost SA’

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The development bank planned by Brics member states could help South Africa fast-track its multibillion-rand infrastructure programme, Nomaxabiso Majokweni, Business Unity SA CEO, told an ANC business forum on Monday.

Nedbank readies mobile app

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Nedbank has become the second of SA’s big four banks to embrace mobile technology by way of introducing a banking application.

Nigeria’s governors back sovereign wealth fund

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s powerful state governors said on Monday they had approved federal government’s proposal to launch a sovereign wealth fund with an initial $1 billion, ending months of political wrangling.

African Bank Governors seek ties with Israel

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Central bank governors from 6 emerging African nations including, Uganda, Swaziland, Ghana, Kenya, South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea wrapped up an intensive week of meetings with high-ranking Israeli government officials, as well as banking and financial leaders in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv on Thursday, as part of an effort to forge closer economic ties between […]

Zimbabwe finance minister probed

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Harare - Zimbabwean police said on Sunday they had launched an investigation connected with Finance Minister Tendai Biti, and a state-owned newspaper said the probe was over the disappearance of $20m in a failed bank.

Kenya Airways picks Afreximbank for financing

Monday, June 25th, 2012

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya Airways has selected Africa Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) to arrange financing for the purchase of 20 new aircraft, the carrier said on Monday.

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