Absa is one of Africa's largest diversified financial services groups.
Closing the trade finance gap will allow Africa to feed itself, webinar reveals
Absa CIB experts unpack the trade finance gap and how it is restricting growth on the African continent.
Accelerating APIs in banking to help grow the African economy
Kamanie Naicker unpacks Absa’s approach to building a powerful digital ecosystem.
Absa ready for new challenges, reveals interim FD Punki Modise
Punki says Absa’s new strengthened balance sheet gives it a strong base to navigate new challenges.
The future of banking is invisible, reveals webinar
Absa CIB experts revealed how client-centricity, technology and partnerships are shaping the future of banking.
It is time to rethink how we do trade, say Absa’s Abdul Yassim and Ruth Ngulube
Absa’s Abdul Yassim and Ruth Ngulube unpack Covid-19’s effects on trade and how it will bounce back.
Absa CIB to participate in the Finance Indaba Network
The award-winning Pan-African bank has joined the lineup for the Finance Indaba Network.
Group FD Jason Quinn says Absa revenue remained resilient despite Covid-19 impact
Jason Quinn: Absa's capital and liquidity levels are strong and will allow us to support our customers.
Absa group FD Jason Quinn: We are putting an important chapter of our history behind us
Absa has completed its separation from Barclays and emerges an independent African bank.
CFO Award nominees celebrated at CFO Community Conversation
The discussion also featured lessons for business from nature with biomimicry expert Claire Janisch.
Finance Meets HR Summit reveals: Finance and HR need to get into bed together
When you put people and finance together, you can create beautiful value for business.
Absa's Jason Quinn nominated for 2020 CFO Awards
Jason has been with Absa for more than 12 years and serves on various committees within the group.
Absa officially announces the appointment of Aaron Daniel Mminele as its new CEO
Mminele is "looking forward to leading the exciting journey that Absa has embarked on".
Absa appoints Cheryl Buss as CEO of its international operations
Cheryl said this is a pivotal moment in terms of Africa's relationship with the wider globe.
Reports say that Absa board has approved Daniel Mminele appointment as CEO
Former SA Reserve Bank deputy governor Daniel Mminele to serve as Absa CEO from 2020.
M&A Roundup: Absa sells Edcon store card stake and Prosus to invest in India
Also: IHS Holdings, Investec Australia Property Fund, MAS Real Estate and Fairvest make headlines.
Absa CIB Excellence Award winner Shumani Tshifhango takes his mother to Mexico
Absa CIB junior market risk analyst Shumani Tshifhango was awarded for "playing a shaping role in society".
Maria Ramos to retire as Absa CEO at the end of February
The CEO says that it was never her intention to stay for this long.
Jason Quinn nominated for CFO Awards 2019
Absa's financial director Jason Quinn has been nominated for the CFO Awards 2019.
Absa's Annah Watkinson: balancing triathlons and banking
The CA says she feels like a superhero, living a dual life at the bank and on the road.
Charles Russon and Paul O'Flaherty moving up in Absa
Charles Russon appointed to Absa Corporate and Investment Banking. Paul O'Flaherty to head Engineering Services.
South Africa retains top position on Absa Financial Markets Index
While retaining top position overall, South Africa did lose ground in two important metrics.
Absa - Virtual payments help to eliminate fraud
Absa's Virtual Pay generates a single-use account number for each transaction, explains Julie Hayes.
Network with newly rebranded Absa at Finance Indaba 2018
Absa Group is one of Africa's largest diversified financial services groups.
Absa begins new era with brand refresh
Absa has overhauled its look and mission and changed its name as the bank enters a new Afro-centric era.
Going on the digital offensive: WATCH ABSA's Brett St Clair at #afta16 #findaba16
It may be fashionable to talk about disruptive startups when describing the FinTech scene, but its story also covers traditional banking institutions that have made great strides in delivering a digital banking experience to their customers and overcoming cultural and bureaucratic challenges in the process.
ABSA Capital, RMB and Nedbank big winners at JSE Spire awards
ABSA Capital, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) and Nedbank took home big awards at the 15th annual Spire awards, hosted by the JSE. ABSA Capital, RMB and Nedbank were crowned winners of the Best Bonds House, Best Fixed Income and Currencies House, Best FX House and Best Research House and Best Interest Derivative House respectively. RMB alone took home a total of 11 awards on the evening. Bernard Claassens (pictured), Manager: Fixed Income at the JSE, said:
Absa enables customers to transact over Twitter
Absa Bank recently launched its innovative Absa ChatBanking option, allowing social media-savvy customers to conduct certain banking transactions via Twitter.
Judges 2016 CFO Awards swap notes during exclusive dinner
The mood was warm and jovial during an exclusive dinner for the panel of judges of the 2016 CFO Awardsand winners of last year's awards, hosted by CFO South Africa at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Rosebank on 27 January 2016. The gathering allowed the judges to prepare for the judging process for this year's prestigious awards, but - most of all - gave them an opportunity to catch up and network. The dinner brought together the CFOs of the Year from 2014 and 2015, Simon Ridley (Standard Bank) and Deon Viljoen (Alexander Forbes), and a host of other business leaders.
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AFP guide to African continental free trade area
Press release: How do we get more entrepreneurs in the African ecosystem?
The critical challenges in the African ecosystem and how to address it in order to move forward.
Press release: Digitisation and frictionless commerce
Absa's Bohani Hlungwane unpacks the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement and what it means for SA.
Press release: Absa secures two more digital banking awards
Absa has been recognised for its digital banking offering at the Global Finance Digital Innovator Awards.
We are a leading corporate and investment bank in and for Africa, backed by JSE-listed Absa Group Limited, our client portfolio includes global and Africa-based multinationals, global corporates, large local corporates, public sector and institutional clients, as well as financial institutions and global development organisations. We are able to service our global client base through operations in 12 African countries, as well as through our representative offices in London and New York.
One of the key differentiators for Absa has been its investment in world-class technology which has allowed it to compete across the globe. We have been recognized by Euromoney for our leadership response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and have received accolades by Global Finance for Best Trade Services and Best Online Portal in Africa.
The Group has introduced the Absa Trade Hub to facilitate corporate, SME and institutional trade flows and financing into, out of and within the entire African continent through our subsidiaries and correspondent network. With vast experience in financing both domestic and international trade, we provide solutions that help manage the various risks involved in trade. In today’s complex operating environment, you need seamless, digital-first solutions delivered in the simplest, most efficient manner – so that you can get business done.
We remain committed to understanding your business ambitions. Through our Corporate and Investment Banking business, we have the ability to leverage our experience, relationships and footprint across Africa, so that together, we can achieve business growth across the continent.
For further information about Absa Group Limited, please visit cib.absa.africa
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