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We are confident of our positioning across Africa and of the quality and dedication of our people to serve and provide value for our clients.

The considerable progress we have made in realigning our available resources and intensifying our focus on the expanding markets on the African continent has delivered an enviable franchise off which the group is able to drive sustainable growth. Competition is high in all the markets we serve and business operating environments remain challenging.

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Updated 30 September 2014

Standard Bank Group leads on largest Sub-Saharan Africa Sukuk

Standard Bank Group has acted as joint lead manager on the National Treasury of South Africa's debut Sukuk in the international capital markets. The US$500m 5.75-year Sukuk is the largest Sukuk issuance from sub-Saharan Africa and only the third Sukuk to be issued by a non-Islamic country. It follows Sukuk issues by the UK in June this year and Hong Kong earlier this month....

23 September 2014 More

Standard Online Share Trading/ Stockbroking recognized as SA's Top Stock Broker

Standard Online Share Trading and Stockbroking has been named as South Africa's Top Stock Broker and received the People's Choice Award at the Business Day Investor's Monthly 2014....

23 September 2014 More

Standard Bank Group receives kudos at Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards 2014

Standard Bank Group has received several prestigious awards in numerous categories in the 2014 Euromoney Real Estate Survey Awards. The awards speak to Standard Bank Group's ability to deliver solutions that showcase the group's real estate expertise and in-depth knowledge across various markets on the African continent....

11 September 2014 More