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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.

18 Nov

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.


SA banks see surge in e-commerce, contactless payments

South Africa’s big-four banks witness a drastic shift to e-commerce and digital transactions, as consumers opt for safe and convenient payment methods.


FNB opens gateway to shares in global tech firms

First National Bank enables customers and institutional investors to buy fractional shares in Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet.


Online insurance uptake on the rise, says FNB

The bank sees an increase in consumers who opt for life insurance via digital platforms, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep 11, 2020

Crypto exchange AltCoinTrader drags ‘bullying’ Absa to court

The local crypto-currency exchange takes the big four bank to court for allegedly putting pressure on Zapper to close the exchange’s account.


FNB’s digital platforms show resilience amid COVID-19

The bank’s app volumes went up 28%, the eWallet transacting base was up 39%, while the eBucks earn value rose 9% to R2.2 billion.

Aug 14, 2020

Sea Monster to expand service offerings after R17m funding

The Cape digital solutions firm will transition from working on a project-to-project basis, to developing its own solutions following the new investment.

Aug 14, 2020

SA banks race to transition to marketplace banking

Banks are aggressively remodelling into marketplace banking, offering customers an ecosystem of aggregated products beyond the financial scope.


FNB expands its payments ecosystem with virtual card

The new virtual card allows customers to create a digital card through the FNB app, and can be used at online and brick-and-mortar merchants.

Jul 2, 2020

Big four banks laud digital banking uptake amid COVID-19

The grim reality of the COVID-19 pandemic drives digital banking adoption, as South African banks witness rapid uptake of online services.

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