FirstRand Bank Limited

Type: Company
Name: FirstRand Bank Limited (FirstRand Ltd)
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

JSE closes flat as gold index drops and financials gain

THE JSE closed flat on Wednesday as earlier gains in a mixed market turned negative on disappointing results from Richemont and a wait-and-see attitude on the expected US Federal Reserve monetary guidance.Slightly worse than expected local consumer inflation ... [Published BDlive - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

FSR: FIRSTRAND LIMITED - Dealings in securities by directors

Dealings in securities by directors FirstRand Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration number: 1966/010753/06) ISIN: ZAE 000066304 Share Code: (JSE): FSR Share Code: (NSX): FST ("FSR") DEALINGS IN SECURITIES BY DIRECTORS In ... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

South African stocks end slightly lower, Telkom slumps

Electronic board displaying movements in major indices is seen at Johannesburg stock exchange in Sandton JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African stocks ended a touch lower on Tuesday, in line with major overseas markets ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 16 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

FIG takes a break, but issuance to resume soon

The deal — a dollar denominated dual tranche non-call five and non-call 10 — is the first AT1 from a Nordic borrower.While some bankers away from the deal said they judged the initial price thoughts to be generous , ultimately the leads were able to ramp ... [Published GlobalCapital - 16 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

INGUZA INVESTMENTS (RF) LIMITED - Full Capital Redemption_ING247

Full Capital Redemption_ING247 iNguza Investments (RF) Limited (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Registration No. 2008/003346/06) ISIN: ZAG000114182 ("iNguza") FULL CAPITAL REDEMPTION In accordance with the Terms and Conditions of iNguza´s ... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

FirstRand takes sector lead despite lagging Africa growth

FIRSTRAND is leading South African banks in earnings and market share, though it lags Standard Bank and Barclays Africa Group in the rest of Africa, which could affect its future performance.Financial services sector leader at EY Emilio Pera said on Tuesday ... [Published BDlive - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

APF: ACCELERATE PROPERTY FUND LTD - Secondary offering of Accelerate shares

Secondary offering of Accelerate shares Accelerate Property Fund Limited Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa Registration number 2005/015057/06 Share code: APF ISIN: ZAE000185815 ("Accelerate" or "the Company") (Approved as a REIT by the JSE) ... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: FirstRand Bank Downscaling into Microfinance in Suburban Mumbai, India

Under a pilot project named “Easy Banking,” FirstRand Bank, a commercial bank based in South Africa, is providing financial services to shops and other small businesses in areas of suburban Mumbai, such as Bandra and Lokhandwala, based on the rationale ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

JSE all share down on weak platinums, industrials

THE JSE all share closed weaker on Tuesday as the stronger rand put pressure on rand hedges‚ while banks staged a recovery following losses on Monday.Global markets were flat or weaker with the Dow Jones industrial average down 0.08% in early trade while ... [Published BDlive - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Merchant Bank wasn’t a good deal - FirstRand boss

The Board Chairman of FirstRand Bank of South-Africa, Laurie Dippenaar, has said that the business case to acquire Merchant Bank Ghana (MBG) last year was not a good one, as the assessment of returns on the transaction fell short of the bank’s expect ... [Published GhanaWeb - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 3 reports

Cash-flush FirstRand is not in a hurry to hoist its flag in every country

FIRSTRAND CEO Sizwe Nxasana has this little R10.2-billion headache.The problem is the bank has lots of money but cannot find good acquisitions to spend it on.Nxasana and his deputy, Johan Burger, are deciding whether they should “deploy more capital into ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 3 reports

Ghana : FIRSTRAND on track to launch Ghana bank

FIRSTRAND, SA s biggest bank by earnings and market capitalization, hopes to set up a completely fledged bank in Ghana early next year and has R10.2bn in surplus capital to invest in its rising operations in countries for example Mozambique, Nigeria, ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 12 2014]

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Daniel Hatfield, MD of Edge, said of the fund: "Not only does it bring a compelling financing alternative to the SME sector but the solution is innovative in the way that it breaks down the barriers that typically prevent SMEs from accessing contracts from big business."
...from Morgan Stanley‚ which recommended an upgrade on Standard Bank but drops from ‘overweight’ to ‘neutral’ on FirstRand and Barclays Africa. "Banks still appear to offer fair value‚ but this may be dependant on the outcome of monetary policy decisions for the rest of the year‚" he said
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Richemont 'A' shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, Richemont's primary listing, and are included in the SwissSwiss Market Index ( "SMI') of leading stocks. Richemont South African Depository Receipts are listed in Johannesburg, Richemont's secondary listing."

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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: FirstRand Bank Downscaling ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 16 2014]
Under a pilot project named “Easy Banking,” FirstRand Bank, a commercial bank based in South Africa, is providing financial services to shops and other small businesses in areas of suburban Mumbai, such as Bandra and Lokhandwala, based on the rationale ...
Europe Fills Up With Auto ABS [Published Asset Securitization Report Online - Sep 09 2014]
MotoNovo Finance, a division of FirstRand Bank, plans to issue £101.3 million of securities backed by U.K. auto leases. Mercedes Benz and Santander Consumer also respectively priced German and Norwegian auto loan paper. ...
As South Africa Reels From Unexpected Bailout, ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 22 2014]
In a historic first, three days ago, South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, announced it would issue the FirstRand Gold Bond, or a bond denominated in South African Krugerrand gold coins. In other words, for the first ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: African Development Bank (A... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 14 2014]
The African Development Bank (AfDB), a multilateral finance institution based in Tunisia and gives loans and grants to governments and private companies in Africa , reportedly has raised NGN 12.95 billion (USD 80 million) by issuing a 7-year local-currency ...
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LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: iVuzi Investments (RF) Limited http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=750329 Fitch Ratings has published an updated Asset-Backed Commercial Paper Scorecard for the ...
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