Government must up its game and save state-owned firms, says Mzwandile Jacks.
In practice, democracy and socialism are at worst deadly enemies, says Leopold Scholtz.
Long-established brands can develop a false sense of comfort, says Solly Moeng.
Atlas Mara, the newest entrant to the African banking market, plans to target low-income earners in addition to multinationals and middle-class consumers.
US banks have passed a minimum hurdle for top-tier capital in an annual health check by the Federal Reserve, says the central bank.
FirstRand has announced who will take over as its chief executive from Sizwe Nxasana, who is retiring after nine years at the helm of the group.
Standard Bank will spend the bulk of the sale proceeds of its global markets unit to fund its SA business and to invest in fast-growing areas in Africa.
Sanlam is working on acquisitions worth over R2bn in the rest of Africa and other emerging markets to be funded from a R3.3bn war chest, its chief executive says.
British lender Virgin Money Holdings, which made its stock market debut in 2014, says its full-year pre-tax profit has more than doubled as it sold more mortgages.
Standard Bank has reported an expected 1% growth in full-year earnings after increases in lending and transactional activity.
A Harrismith church wants to start offering interest-free loans to the indebted to save them from the clutches of money, Beeld reports.
Britain's state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland will axe up to 14 000 jobs by 2019 in a retreat from investment banking, the Financial Times reports.
The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the Reserve Bank application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire Mark Shuttleworth.
The exchange control charge imposed on Mark Shuttleworth formed part of a regulatory environment and was not a tax, the Constitutional Court has heard.
Nene's budget is too conservative for what SA needs right now, says an analyst.
Technology bridges age-related generational divides in business, says Ian Mann
As the cost of technology decreases, simple tech solutions boost education.
What you need to keep your family going in a worst-case scenario.
Mentorship is the cornerstone to building a successful career as an entrepreneur.
Tax relief for small businesses and start-ups is a positive move, say experts.
High net worth individuals are in for a shock from the National Budget, expert says.
Mandi Smallhorne says President Zuma should've been honest about Sona chaos.
Barclays Africa has reported higher profits as it applied for a Nigerian banking licence and wants to take over the Egypt and Zimbabwe units still ran by its parent company.
The Bank of England has dismissed its former chief foreign exchange dealer because of a series of inappropriate actions says BoE governor.
The Independent media group has stopped paying its fees to the SA Press Association, Grubstreet has reported.
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