1 September 2021
Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index rebounded in August 2021
The seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rebounded in August 2021 following a record single-month decline in July. Read more for details.
16 August 2021
Absa Group Reports Increased Earnings on Broad-based Recovery; Resumes Dividend Payments
Absa Group reported an increase in interim earnings and resumed dividend payments as the economic effects of the pandemic eased in the first half of 2021.
6 August 2021
African Rainbow and Absa launch a renewable energy investment platform
AREP and Absa launched a new entity called African Rainbow Energy as an African-led, world-class, renewable energy investment platform.
2 August 2021
Absa PMI recorded a single month decline of almost 14 points in July
From an elevated 57.4 in June, the Absa PMI suffered a record single-month decline of almost 14 points, dropping to 43.5 in July.
1 July 2021
Absa PMI moved lower for a third consecutive month and is now back in line with February’s level
The seasonally adjusted Absa PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) edged down slightly to 57.4 index points in June 2021 from 57.8 in May 2021
10 June 2021
Absa and Daily Maverick partner to tackle climate crisis
Absa announces the launch of a partnership with Daily Maverick to make global climate crisis a bigger focus of everyday life and how to address them.
2 June 2021
Absa’s Homeowner Sentiment Index maintains positive outlook
Absa Homeowner Sentiment Index (Absa HSI) indicates that confidence in the South African property market has remained in line with the last quarter of Q4 2020.
26 May 2021
Absa and Digital Academy address the need for tech skills
Since the inception of the initiative in 2015 with The Digital Academy, Absa has trained 440 students, with 225 (51%) placed within Absa for six months