First National Bank

Millennials turn to digital channels to buy life insurance

First National Bank sees a significant increase in the number of 31- to 33-year-olds taking out life policies via digital channels.

FNB's Kovelin Naidoo: Cyber security doesn't stand on its own

FNB's cyber security officer spoke at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 about the importance of educating customers about cyber security.

Open an FNB account with a selfie

The bank introduces new digital innovation solutions, including an option to switch or open an account by taking a selfie through its app.

Capitec, FNB at loggerheads over biometrics claim

First National Bank claims to have this week launched the first ATMs that use biometric identification in SA; a claim Capitec strongly disputes.

FNB unveils eWallet eXtra

The financial institution introduces a mobile bank account aimed at bringing banking services to the unbanked.

Mar 5, 2018

Innovative banking models grow Africa's banking sector

Africa's overall banking market shows the second-fastest growth globally, pushed by a digital first approach and simpler, leaner banking models.

Feb 27, 2018

FNB stops fee to cancel unauthorised debit orders

First National Bank has waived the R5 fee charged to clients for stopping unauthorised debit orders through its app, Web site and USSD code.

Jan 16, 2018

Michael Jordaan in new banking venture

The tech entrepreneur will launch Bank Zero, an app-driven bank, later this year.

New online banking scam this festive season

The scam tricks customers to install "protective" software on their PC as the modus operandi to access the online banking profile.

FNB awards R10.5m to innovative employees

The employees were awarded for "radically disrupting and introducing game-changing innovations within the financial industry".

Alkema urges business execs to help fix SA education

Peter Alkema, CIO of business banking at FNB, says we need the next generation of thinking inside our borders.

85% of FNB customer interactions are digital

The majority of the bank's customer interactions are via digital platforms, with only 1.2% still happening face-to-face in branches.