Twenty-six leading banks from 5 continents are re-defining banks’ purpose and business models to align the sector with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement
In a further step to cementing its presence in the Francophone West Africa region, Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank has opened a fully licensed bank focussing on the needs of Corporate and Investment banking clients in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
Standard Bank Group’s financial performance for the year ended 31 December 2017 was strong. The group delivered 14% growth in headline earnings to R26.3 billion and ROE improved to 17.1% from 15.3% in 2016. The group’s capital position remained robust, with a CET1 ratio of 13.5%.
Johannesburg, 16 February 2018 - This year’s Budget comes amid significant political change, with the prospect of another ratings downgrade still looming over the economy.
Johannesburg, 5 February 2018: In a dual development set to transform Africa’s access to China as well as simplify the ability of Chinese to transact in Africa
Johannesburg, 2017-10-06: South Africans are, rightly, very concerned by the evidence of serious and widespread corruption in our country.
Johannesburg, 12 September 2017: Following a carefully planned management succession process Standard Bank Group announces changes to its current joint-group chief executive structure.
The last two decades have seen unprecedented levels of growth in Africa. While much of this can be explained by rapid changes in technology, growth-oriented government policy and the advance of democracy, the hard work and vision of ordinary Africans have played a critical role....
Standard Bank Group continued to grow its businesses both in South Africa and in its Africa regions franchise despite the elevated levels of macro’ political and policy uncertainty experienced in many of the markets in which the group operates...
Standard Bank Group has produced solid results for 2015 in an environment impacted by moderate global economic growth and weakening business and consumer confidence in South Africa.
Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has won the prestigious Risk Emerging Markets Dealer of the Year award for 2016, following a strong performance by its team in challenging market conditions.
The R21.4 billion acquisition by Woolworths of David Jones has won the Deal of the Year 2014 award at the Cell C DealMakers Annual Gala Awards Banquet, hosted in Johannesburg ....
Standard Bank Arranges USD 1.25 Billion Eskom Bond Sale to International Investors
Batten down the hatches on industrial commodities, says Standard Bank expert ....
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