49ers Reuben Foster ‘needs to find a way to get that rust off’

first_imgSANTA CLARA — Reuben Foster looked every bit a play-making, turnover-forcing machine immediately into his rookie training camp last year. Interceptions came daily, along with a fumble or two. His hands were magnets to the football.“The ball’s got a thing for me. I don’t got a thing for the ball,” Foster quipped back then with his fun-loving smile.Now, 14 games into his career, Foster has no interceptions, no fumble recoveries, no forced fumbles and a bum shoulder. That injury aside, he …last_img

South African bank, Capitec, rated best in the world

first_imgA South African bank has come out on top in the Lafferty 2016 Bank Quality Rankings. The inaugural rating system took into account various factors, including financial and non-financial disclosures and customer satisfaction.South African bank Capitec has come out on top in the Lafferty 2016 Bank Quality Rankings. (Image: Capitec, Facebook)Priya Pitamber South Africa’s Capitec Bank has been ranked the best in the world, according to international banking advisory group Lafferty, in its inaugural Bank Quality Rankings.South African bank ranked best in the world: https://t.co/O9w47aWh5V via @BusinessTechSA #Wow #Wow #Wow— Capitec Bank (@CapitecBankSA) March 18, 2016The organisation makes use of a combination of financial and non-financial disclosures to determine the quality of the banks and their respective business models.“We saw a correlation between a bank’s quality and its value to investors,” reads the Lafferty website. “So we looked for the key factors that investors pay a premium for. Then we rated each bank for each of these key factors, to give an overall quality score.”Other indicators were also taken into account when analysing results: strategy, culture, customer satisfaction, executing brand promises and other criteria.“Our aim is to promote excellence in banking – for customers, staff, communities, society at large and not least for bank shareholders and investors,” said Lafferty Group founder and chief executive Michael Lafferty.According to business news website, Businesstech, Absa was the second highest ranked South African bank with four stars. Standard Bank, Nedbank and FirstRand also featured in the top 100 banks.Capitec Bank was rated the best bank in the world in Lafferty’s inaugural Bank Quality Rankings in March 2016. (Image: Businesstech)Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material. Source: Businesstechlast_img read more