Focus on improving returns

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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Banking and other financial services to individual customers and small and medium enterprises in Africa


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Updated 24 October 2014

Standard Bank Group cuts the risks for forex traders

Rapid changes in the world of technology have given rise to platforms that facilitate access to liquidity through advanced electronic trade execution. According to Standard Bank, Africa’s biggest lender by assets and earnings, this has dramatically altered the way in which traders achieve more standardised foreign exchange prices as fast as possible....

9 October 2014 More

Standard Bank Group recognised as 'Most Innovative Investment Bank From Africa'

Standard Bank Group has been acknowledged as the “Most Innovative Investment Bank From Africa” by The Banker magazine, one of the most highly-regarded global financial publications. ...

6 October 2014 More

Standard Bank Group scoops 18 awards at Sibos 2014

Standard Bank Group collected 18 prestigious awards at the Sibos conference in Boston, USA, this week, validating its client-centric philosophy and extensive network in Africa....

3 October 2014 More