Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Monetary Policy Committee to review interest rates this week

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will meet this week to discuss and review the country’s current level...

Gender parity in sub-Saharan Africa could take 135 years

On International Women’s Day, the World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report has little encouragement for women – at the current pace of transformation, it...

Governance top ESG risk: Fitch

Fitch Ratings has revealed that nearly 20% of global financial institutional ratings are currently influenced by governance risk, according to an analysis of new...

ATM cashout cyber-attacks hitting African banks

Foregenix has warned that a rise in ATM cashout cyber-attacks can cause extensive financial and reputational harm within a matter of hours. The growth of these...

Budget deficit to increase?

What can we expect from the upcoming budget speech on 20 February? According to law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, we will almost certainly see...