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.
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%.
SA banks see new opportunities in virtual, augmented reality
South African banks are redefining their banking services to create immersive customer experiences using virtual reality and augmented reality technologies.
SA banks to trial second phase of SARB's blockchain project
Absa, First National Bank, Nedbank and Standard Bank are among the entities that will explore the use of digital currency, as part of the Project Khokha 2 project.
Bank Zero’s public launch hits snag amid COVID-19 interruptions
The digital-only newcomer delays its public launch and opts to run a “closed rollout” as a risk mitigation measure, amid the COVID-19 upheaval.
E-commerce skyrockets, physical retail plummets during Black Friday
South Africa’s e-commerce sector reported a dramatic uptick in sales during the Black Friday weekend, while brick-and-mortar sales plummeted.
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.
Capitec Bank now also offers virtual card payments
Clients can use the virtual card online like a physical card, but it’s safer as no-one can steal or duplicate it, says Capitec Bank.
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.