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Global financial capital decisions influence returns for local investors

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Global financial capital decisions influence returns for local investors

It was a big week for global monetary policy. The three main central banks met to decide on interest rates, and as usual the impacts are felt far and wide, very much including South Africa. With our large, open and liquid financial markets, decisions made in the world’s financial capitals influence the returns of local

South African Reserve Bank launches Project Khokha report

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

South African Reserve Bank launches Project Khokha report

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), today, 4 June 2018, launched the repot on Project Khokha. Project Khokha is a proof of concept designed to simulate a real-world trial of a distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based wholesale payment  system....

How fintech transforms banking industry across Africa

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

How fintech transforms banking industry across Africa

The FinTech space in Africa is witnessing rapid growth as innovative new financial services players disrupt the traditional modalities of banking across the continent. Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018 will gather international FinTech experts together with African pioneers, investors,...

Nigerian Central Bank keeps monetary policy rate at 14%

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Nigerian Central Bank keeps monetary policy rate at 14%

Nigeria’s central bank left its monetary policy rate at 14%, noting the third consecutive quarter of economic growth in the fourth quarter of last year, continued moderation in inflation and continued stability in the Naira’s exchange rate....

Ecobank mobile app reaches 4 million users across Africa

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Ecobank mobile app reaches 4 million users across Africa

The upgraded version of Ecobank’s revolutionary mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in just 6 months, taking the total number of users to 4 million.   The app builds on the core functionality that saw...

Key challenges facing emerging-market central banks

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Key challenges facing emerging-market central banks

Since the most recent global financial crisis, central banks have faced mounting challenges. Not only were they at the forefront of saving the global economy from collapse; they were also seen as ‘the only game in town’...

Sub-Saharan Africa investment banking fees reached $527.9 million in 2017

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa investment banking fees reached $527.9 million in 2017

Thomson Reuters, one of the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today, 23 January 2018, released the 2017 investment banking analysis for the Sub-Saharan Africa region. According to estimates from Thomson Reuters, Sub-Saharan...

How to expand regional banking and economic growth across Africa

Friday, December 15th, 2017

How to expand regional banking and economic growth across Africa

Many growing businesses would like to expand their operations to capture more revenue opportunities, and these owners often take it for granted that the banking services necessary for facilitating payroll and other financial activities are available everywhere...

Digitisation drives new culture in African banking

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Digitisation drives new culture in African banking

Even more than the technology itself, innovative cultures able to include, adapt and evolve technology – as part of the way that banks do things – will determine competitive ability and future success in Africa’s banking industry....

Afreximbank appoints new Director of Banking Operations

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Afreximbank appoints new Director of Banking Operations

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Kwabena Ayirebi, as Banking Operations Director. Ayirebi, a Ghanaian national, joins the Bank from the HSBC, MENA, where he served variously as Senior Executive, Global Banking and...

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