Absa announces the launch of a partnership with Daily Maverick to make the risks of the global climate crisis a bigger focus of everyday life and how to address them.

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.

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

The seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to a solid 57.8 points in May 2021 from 56.2 the month before. Read about this month’s rise.

Absa’s issuance represents the first ever US dollar-denominated Basel-3 compliant AT1 issue in the international capital markets from Africa.

Absa Group Limited has appointed Deon Raju as Chief Risk Officer, with effect from 1 June 2021.

Absa Group Chief Executive, Daniel Mminele, has stepped down as a director and Group Chief Executive and will be leaving the Group on 30 April 2021.

The seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose for a third consecutive month to reach 57.4 index points in March, from 53 the month before.

Following three consecutive months of improvement, the seasonally adjusted Absa PMI declined slightly to 56.2 index points in April from 57.4 in March.

Absa Earnings decline: 7% pre-provision profit growth indicates positive underlying performance.