The Standard Bank and Its Records as an Economic Source
The Standard Bank was the brainchild of a group of Port Elizabeth businessmen who wanted to establish their own local bank. They were unable to raise sufficient capital in South Africa and sent a deputation to England to raise the necessary money. The capital was luckily forthcoming and on 13 October 1862 the Standard Bank of British South Africa was born.
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- 1.An edited version of these reports was published on the end of 1987. See Alan Mabin and Barbara Conradie, (eds) The Confidence of the Whole Country, Johannesburg, Standard Bank. 1986.Google Scholar