Bank & Finance

Sep 01, 2017
GNA-Stanbic Bank Ghana has launched its latest Education Offering to present fast easy financial management solution for educational institutions as well as convenience to customers and students in the way…
Aug 28, 2017
African Rainbow Capital (ARC), the financial-services firm started by billionaire Patrice Motsepe, is close to getting the banking licence it needs to challenge the dominance of South Africa’s biggest lenders,…
Aug 14, 2017
Financial services provider, Alexander Forbes East Africa, has changed its corporate identity to Zamara following ownership changes that have seen Alexander Forbes Group of South Africa lose the majority stake…
Aug 12, 2017
Uganda's central bank left its key lending rate unchanged at 10 percent on Friday, saying economic activity was picking up. Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile said the economy had…
Aug 10, 2017
South Africa's Jacob Zuma, will preside over the launch of the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) on 17 August 2017. The President will be joined by…
Aug 09, 2017
The view that South Africa should look towards the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be rescued from the unfolding economic meltdown seems to be growing by the day. It has…
Jul 24, 2017
South Africa's rand extended gains against an ailing dollar on Monday, as U.S. political ructions pushed the greenback close to a 13-month low against a basket of major currencies. At…
Jul 18, 2017
Madagascar has appointed Vonintsalama Andriambololona as the new minister of finance and budget, a statement from the presidency said on Tuesday, a day after the previous minister resigned, citing a…
Jul 18, 2017
South Africa's Reserve Bank is expected to leave interest rates unchanged at its July 20 meeting, according to a Reuters poll released on Monday, but economists expect a dovish statement…
Jul 17, 2017
Madagascar's finance minister announced his resignation on Monday following media speculation over differences of opinion between him and the president. "The conditions enabling me to successfully complete my mission are…
Jul 30, 2017
Zimbabwe’s Steward Bank has suspended payments to the pay-TV subsidiary of South Africa’s Naspers, citing unavailability of foreign currency, in a sign that dollar shortages are worsening in the southern…
Jul 11, 2017
South Africa's rand weakened against a surging dollar early on Tuesday as investors awaited cues on the path of interest rate hikes in the United States ahead of Federal Reserve…
Jul 06, 2017
Inflation targeting has its flaws but is "the least bad option" for South Africa as monetary policy should be used to create price stability, central bank deputy governor Kuben Naidoo…
Jun 28, 2017
South Africa's competition watchdog denied on Wednesday withdrawing charges against some of the 14 banks accused of rigging the rand currency, its spokesman said. Bloomberg reported late on Tuesday that…

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