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Financial Services

$104m UBS informant asks Swiss to back whistleblowers

Feb 04 2016 11:18

The banker who has been awarded $104m by the US for revealing how he helped UBS Group hide assets for rich Americans has one message: “stop living in the past”.

Financial Services

Novare launches retail fund of hedge funds

Feb 03 2016 17:09

Independent investment company Novare has announced the launch of its retail fund of hedge funds product.

Financial Services

Bankers in Europe have the most to fear in 2016 job cuts

Feb 03 2016 14:02

Rarely has an industry lost so many jobs with such little effect, while HSBC has frozen hiring and pay and Barclays plans to cut 1 200 investment banking jobs.

Financial Services

Newpark REIT Limited lists on the JSE

Feb 03 2016 11:45

Newpark REIT Limited has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, making it the second company to list on the JSE this year.

Financial Services

SA banks fall most since December on Moody’s

Feb 03 2016 06:30

Banks were among the biggest losers on the All Share index after Moody’s predicted that bank earnings would be lower in 2016 after the central bank increased interest rates.

Financial Services

Blue anticipates audit dates

Feb 02 2016 13:17

Blue Financial Services, which entered into voluntary suspension of trading in Blue Securities in June 2013, provides shareholders with a quarterly update.

Financial Services

Britain's HSBC back online after cyber attack

Jan 31 2016 17:36

British bank HSBC says its internet and mobile banking services were fully up and running again after it was hit by a cyber-attack.

Financial Services

Pensioners, members untouched by new tax regulations - GEPF

Jan 29 2016 18:00

The Government Employees Pension Fund has assured its members and pensioners that the new Taxation Laws Amendment Act will not affect their pensions or benefits.

Financial Services

SA banking jobs at risk - Sasbo

Jan 29 2016 19:10

Sasbo says SA's biggest banks are expected to consider reducing staff numbers to control costs because of the country's slowing economy.

Financial Services

Top three fraud scams to take note of

Jan 29 2016 15:56

Fraudsters are capitalising on consumers with a more relaxed attitude, warns Kevin Hogan, fraud risk manager at Investec Private Banking.

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Financial Services

Liberty buys control of Ugandan short-term insurer

Jan 29 2016 14:30

Liberty Holdings has bought a controlling stake in a short-term insurer in Uganda for an undisclosed sum, pursuing its strategy of expanding on the African continent.

Financial Services

Banks hike interest rates on MPC announcement

Jan 28 2016 18:45

First National Bank says it will raise its prime lending rate by 0.50%, taking the rate from 9.75% to 10.25% from Friday.

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