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Commercial Banking - 15-02-24 / Brad Grillis

Brad Gillis | A smarter African payments eco-system will spark growth and inclusivity

"The main challenges, however, are ineffective collaboration and divergent, rigid, or onerous regulatory…

Commercial Banking - 30-01-24 / Shelly Nxumalo

The crucial role of crop diversification in SA’s agricultural future

"The only way to address the adverse effects of mono-cropping on soil health is through implementing…

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General Banking News - 19-07-24 / Daniel Nkosi

Africanbank wins big at Top Empowerment Awards

"At Africanbank, we believe that true empowerment goes beyond financial support; it encompasses the holistic…

General Banking News - 18-07-24 / Daniel Nkosi

FSB consults on cross-border payment recommendations related to data flows

The FSB's recommendations aim to address identified frictions from data frameworks that pose significant…

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Financial Planning - 28-05-24 / Daniel Nkosi

Financial Well-being: Key to better mental health

"Research has shown that financial stability is closely linked to mental well-being. When individuals…

Financial Planning - 19-04-24 / Tau kaVodloza

Latest Inflation Drop: a welcome breather amid dwindling economy

“When inflation rates are high, consumers tend to cut back on spending, delay investments, and struggle…

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Card Services - 06-06-24 / Shelly Nxumalo

VGS and Onafriq partner to increase security and payments innovation for fintechs

"Together, we are poised to unlock new security and payments innovation possibilities for fintechs based…

Card Services - 06-06-24 / Kwanele Sibanda

Fintech enablement offers micro merchants path to business growth

“With a merchant wallet linked to the card terminal, merchants can use funds in the wallet to pay around…

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Opinions - 10-06-24 / Chantal Marx

Chantal Marx | Gold is at record levels – what now?

"A more measured approach is to still consider adding gold to your portfolio now and to then take opportunities…

Opinions - 10-06-24 / Shelly Nxumalo

Azad Zangana | ECB starts to ease, but how far can interest rates fall?

"ECB staff projections for the headline annual inflation rate were raised for this year from 2.3% to…

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Africa - Banking - 12-04-24 / Shelly Nxumalo

The Bahamas to host 2024 Afreximbank Annual Meetings and AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum

“Afreximbank’s historic decision to hold the 31st Afreximbank Annual Meetings in The Bahamas will be…

Africa - Banking - 05-04-24 / Tommy Jackson

Afreximbank delivers exceptional 2023 financial results amidst challenging operating environment

"We will continue to maintain a cautious balance between profitability, liquidity, and safety to ensure…

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