Absa Group Ltd (ABGJ.J)
23 Aug 2019
Tue, Aug 13 2019
* H1 headline earnings per share 918.4 cents vs 877.8 last year
JOHANNESBURG, Aug 1 South Africa's seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) moved into expansion for the first time in seven months in July, as improved demand saw sales and business activity improve, the survey showed on Thursday.
JOHANNESBURG, June 3 South Africa's seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for May fell as business activity and new sales orders declined, the survey showed on Monday.
JOHANNESBURG, April 18 South Africa's state pension fund denied considering a former banking executive as its next chief executive as it seeks to fill a position which has become increasingly sensitive given the successive departures of its CEO and temporary replacement.
JOHANNESBURG, April 10 South African lender Absa is aiming to make a start on its investment bank-focused expansion into Nigeria in the second half of this year, chief executive of the division, Charles Russon, told Reuters.
JOHANNESBURG, March 11 South Africa's Absa is considering entering Ethiopia, where lenders are hoping reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will liberalise an antiquated and state-dominated banking sector.
JOHANNESBURG, March 7 South African bank Absa could cut hundreds of jobs at its retail and business banking unit as part of a planned restructuring, a union representing workers in the financial sector said on Thursday.