Barclays Africa Group Ltd shareholders today approved that name change to Absa Group Limited in July.

In a phishing email sent to South Africans, criminals are trying to capitalise on Absa’s new brand to scam unsuspecting users.

Absa Group Limited today reported good progress in positioning to deliver on the new corporate africa domain it launched in March 2018.

Absa Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) has successfully closed debt financing worth R22 billion for 12 renewable energy projects.

This year we announced that we will award over 3000 scholarships across 12 countries as part of our continued commitment to leading in education.

A Africa’s first. We partnered with Intel® to host a live drone show which embodies our new purpose of “bringing your possibility to life”.

The seasonally adjusted Absa PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) remained virtually unchanged at a very weak level of 43.2 points in September 2018.

Absa opens first new-look branches in South Africa as major brand refresh gets underway

Absa Group Limited reported an increase in interim earnings, revenue and dividend for the first half of 2018 today.

The PMI rose from 49.5 in November to 50.7 points in December, which is just above the neutral mark and signals growth in the sector.