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Updated 21 April 2015

Price speculators spur buying interest in oil exchange-traded note

The oil price shock is still reverberating throughout the world, but Standard Bank Group's West Texas Intermediate crude oil tracking exchange-traded note has received a spike in buying interest over the last six weeks as investors try and pick the bottom of the oil market....

9 April 2015 More

Standard Bank Group signs US$250 million loan

Standard Bank Group signed a US$250 million loan agreement with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). The credit line is co-financed by Mizuho Bank, Ltd, with JBIC providing a partial guarantee for the co-financed portion. The funding will be used by Standard Bank Group to on-lend to green energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa. ...

27 March 2015 More

Africans to surge up the ranks of ultra-high-net-worth individuals over the next decade

The number of ultra-high net worth individuals - those with at least $30 million in assets - in Africa will increase by a staggering 59% over the next 10 years, stronger than the 34% projected global growth....

17 March 2015 More