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Updated 27 April 2015

Standard Bank Group signs Business Cooperation Agreement with Woori Bank

Standard Bank Group today signed a Business Cooperation Agreement (BCA) with Woori Bank, one of the largest commercial banks in South Korea, aimed at capturing more banking business from Korean companies operating or investing in Africa. ...

April 23, 2015 More

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