The increase in deposits could reflect the bank’s customers continued and growing confidence in the brand. MBCA Bank Limited, a unit of South Africa’s Nedbank Group, ended the full year to December 2015 on a positive note, with impressive growth in key balance sheet items. The bank’s balance sheet size grew by 29,1 percent during the review period to US$243,9 million, from US$188,9 million reported in prior year. This growth, the bank’s managing director, Charity Jinya explained, was “due to growth in the loan book and Treasury Bills (TBs) which grew by 11 percent and 32 percent respectively”. The bulk of the TBs were debt securities backed by the Cairo headquartered trade finance institution, African Export-…