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Standard Bank intros service status portal after tech glitches

The big-four bank establishes a service status portal, to keep customers up to date on its digital banking services following several technical glitches.


Trust and insurance in a digitally transformed world

Digital transformation will be critical in helping insurers build trust and remain relevant with the communities they serve, says Standard Bank.


Standard Bank customers embrace digital insurance solutions

Standard Bank Insurance focused on online and mobile insurance products to help clients remain safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.


The evolution of payments – where small businesses can succeed

SimplyBlu from Standard Bank allows companies to take their business online with a customisable e-commerce Web site that offers secure payment options.

Mar 29, 2021

Standard Bank donates ICT equipment to visually-impaired learners

The bank provides visually-impaired learners at Thiboloha Special School in the Free State with R500 000 worth of specialised assistive devices.

Mar 4, 2021

UPDATE: Standard Bank begins refunding customers after tech glitch

The big-four bank starts to reverse the double transactions from its customers’ bank accounts. 

Mar 4, 2021

Standard Bank tech glitches result in double deductions

The big-four bank suffers technical issues, which caused duplicate transactions to go off customers’ bank accounts.

Feb 25, 2021

Standard Bank joins distributed ledger tech network

The bank establishes Africa’s first Hedera network node, which is set to soothe some of the sore points that have historically beset cross-border trade.

Feb 18, 2021

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.

Feb 12, 2021

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.

Jan 20, 2021

Mastercard study predicts massive fintech disruption in Africa

The Mastercard Economics Institute says the opportunity for fintech disruption is high in Africa, with digitisation enabling financial inclusion in emerging markets.

Nov 25, 2020

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.

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