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Is the rise of bitcoin analogous to the spread of an infectious disease? Analysts at Barclays saw enough similarities to develop a pricing model for the cryptocurrency that takes its cues from the world of epidemiology

Spending on IT at Absa parent Barclays Africa Group spiked by 17% to reach R7,4bn in the 2016 financial year ended 31 December, accounting for 19% of group costs. And the figure looks set to rise further still. Barclays Africa Group said on

Abraaj Group, the private equity firm that invests across emerging markets, is interested in buying Barclays Group’s African business, CEO Arif Naqvi said. “It’s a very fine bank run by a very fine