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South Africa has for the third year running, claimed top position among 20 African countries ranked by the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index in terms of financial markets development.

Absa has today confirmed its sale of the Edcon store card debtors’ book to RCS Group, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas Personal Finance, subject to regulatory approvals. The transaction includes the sale of Edcon’s store card debtors’ books in both South Africa and Namibia.

We have partnered with the Maharishi Institute (MI) to set up the Absa Cybersecurity Academy to address a skills shortage.

The seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) declined to 41.6 index points in September, down from 45.7 in August.

Absa Bank Limited (“Absa”) acted as Joint Global Coordinator, Bookrunner, Mandated Lead Arranger and Facility Agent on the refinance and upsize of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited’s

Absa Bank Limited (“Absa”) acted as Joint Global Coordinator, Bookrunner, Mandated Lead Arranger and Facility Agent on the refinance and upsize of Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited’s

By signing the Principles for Responsible Banking, Absa joins a coalition of 130 banks worldwide, representing over USD 47 trillion in assets, in committing to taking on a crucial role in helping to achieve a sustainable future.

Two of Absa Group’s subsidiaries have been named overall winners of the Market Leader Award in the 2019 Euromoney Cash Management Survey.

WorkInProgress, Absa’s Innovation Lab, hosted a hackathon in Cape Town last week where students, business and academia came together to develop ideas on what Africa can do to influence the current and future industrial revolutions.

Absa Group Ltd. advises of the appointment of Swithin J. Munyantwali, currently chairman of the Barclays Bank of Uganda board, as non-executive director to the Absa Group Ltd. board with effect from 15 September 2019.