FNB puts data control back into customers’ hands
First National Bank rolls out MyProfile and Business Profile, to make it easier for individual and business customers to update their personal information with the bank.
AYO seeks interdict to stop FNB from closing bank accounts
The company says without banking services, it will not be able to pay 1 200 employees, or procure critical risk management services for the business.
FNB takes 100% stake in fintech firm Selpal
The big-four bank acquires local fintech company Selpal, as it looks to accelerate financial inclusion in SA.
PayPal witnesses brisk business in SA amid COVID-19
The payments company says its partnership with FNB enables thousands of businesses and individual customers to transact when buying internationally.
FNB CEO hints at reconsidering crypto-currencies
One year after closing down crypto-currency-backed accounts, FNB CEO Jacques Celliers says the bank is open to embracing crypto assets like Bitcoin.
FNB snaps up record 6m digitally-active users
The bank’s customers have on average logged-in 29 times per month on the FNB app, increasing total average monthly logins by 41%.
Discovery Bank clocks over 540K accounts
The digital bank says it is managing the growing customer and transactional volumes well and proved stable over the 2020 year-end period.
Digitisation, COVID-19 prompt reduced headcount at Absa
The bank reduces its total number of employees by 1 200 and institutes a hiring freeze, citing COVID-19 ramifications, combined with its digital strategy implementation.
Standard Bank Instant Money can now be collected in spaza shops
The bank expands its retail partner footprint for its Instant Money offering, so that it can bring this service to more South Africans, safely and securely.
FNB ups security for digital transactions
The bank rolls out online secure authentication for merchants and customers ahead of busy shopping periods Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
FNB adds more functionality to nav» platform
First National Bank’s nav» platform now offers budgeting, home services and wellness solutions within the main banking app.