Absa plans immediate High Court action against public protector

Parent Barclays Africa wants the remedial action in the report on the Bankorp bail-out — that it repay R1.125bn — set aside

How banks are moving to a digital future

Lenders mull tie-ups with financial technology firms

Standard Bank and Feenix start crowdfunding for students

Anyone can donate, with a minimum donation being R100; donations help cover accommodation, tuition and textbooks

Hollard partners with Cigna to broaden its footprint in Africa

The insurer aims to tie up Kenya health insurance company acquisition in 2017 and eyes Ghana life insurance licence

Hyprop faces headwinds as big retailers shut outlets

Stuttafords' exit from centres expected to reduce distributions

Financial technology deals may lift Capital Appreciation

Banks embrace fintech by developing their own technology platforms and teaming up with start-ups

Politicians furious about sale of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe to Malawi

The youth leader of the ruling Zanu (PF) want the sale of the bank reversed in order to allow for indigenous shareholders to make an offer

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's final Absa report also guns for Reserve Bank

Absa is considering legal action, after the public protector said the state should pursue it for R1.125bn

China-backed AIIB’s coal policy riles green groups

Environmentalists say the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s new energy industry strategy leaves the door open for coal sector investment

Nordic banks too safe to stir up investors

Recovering lenders in southern Europe are back on the radar

BUSINESS DAY TV: Things are tougher, says Peregrine’s Hertz

Peregrine Group CEO Jonathan Hertz takes us through full-year results, which show the financial services company maintaining its dividend despite a dip in ...

Peregrine to move excess assets into subsidiary and list it

The unbundling of Peregrine’s more liquid assets aims to tackle the ‘unnecessary volatility’ they introduced to the group’s earnings

Peregrine protects shareholders from fall in earnings

The group’s share of its profit from Stenham halved due to the stronger rand and the settling a claim

Brainworks surprises with JSE listing submission

The Mauritian-based investment company plans to list a portfolio of premium Zimbabwe-based assets

What the African Bank and MMI tie-up means

Among the advantages the insurance group and bank will share profit equally

Alexander Forbes boosts margin

Headline earnings come in as expected but CEO is disappointed