Johannesburg - 6 May 2019 - South African farming has entered the technological age- an age where data, measurements, alternative power sources, sensors and even the cell phone are working together to meet the challenges of increasing yields and productivity. The danger of technology, however, is that it can become overwhelming if not correctly assessed, says Standard Bank.
Johannesburg, 2 May 2019 – Standard Bank has introduced an innovative way of pricing new home loans from April 2019. The pricing will result in lower monthly home loan payments as the loan is repaid. The effective interest rate will also reduce with every payment, resulting in huge savings over time! This completely breaks the traditional single interest rate customers have typically received over their 20 to 30 year terms.
Johannesburg, 29 April 2019 – Standard Bank Group and Microsoft today announced a new strategic partnership that will help to transform the bank’s technology estate and internal corporate functions, enabling the largest bank in Africa to accelerate its digital transformation journey significantly improving its employee experience.
Johannesburg, 23 April 2019 – Standard Bank Group has selected the Moody’s Analytics CreditLens™ solution to digitize and automate its credit processes. Built on the latest cloud-based technology, the CreditLens platform helps financial institutions digitally transform their commercial credit processes to make faster and better-informed credit decisions.
Johannesburg, 15 April 2019 – Energy is the single biggest driver of economic growth in emerging markets, specifically, in Africa where access to affordable and reliable energy is crucial.
Johannesburg, 5 April 2019 – Standard Bank Group has appointed Mr. Tau Mashigo as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective 1 April, reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Seattle - 27 March 2019 - Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Standard Bank Group has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider with the intention of migrating its production workloads,
Johannesburg, 14 March 2019 - Standard Bank is realigning its retail and business banking delivery model to the changing needs of customers amid rapid adoption of digital banking products and services.
Johannesburg – 08 March 2019 – As part of its commitment to gender equality Standard Bank will make a bold statement on International Women’s Day by changing the colour of its logos on the vast majority of its digital platforms from blue to magenta, the same colour as the UN Women HeForShe brand.
Sim Tshabalala, Standard Bank Group CEO says: “Standard Bank Group delivered sustainable earnings growth and improved returns, underpinned by the strength and breadth of our client franchise.”
Johannesburg, 20 February 2019 – Property rights, education and skills are crucial to SA’s economic future and Craig Polkinghorne, head of Commercial Banking, Standard Bank, welcomed the focus placed on addressing these key issues in Wednesday’s Budget.
Johannesburg, 20 February 2019: From a Wealth perspective the 2019 budget was relatively neutral with no changes to current tax brackets, no changes to capital gains tax, and no changes to inheritance taxes. There was also no direct mention of overseas allowances or any indication of an intention to change current exemption levels.
Standard Bank reports solid results for the year ended 31 December 2018