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Group Chief Executive Maria Ramos stands in front of the new Absa logo at the JSE on 11 July 2018

Barclays Africa Group Relaunches as Absa Group with a Fresh New Look

Group starts trading on Johannesburg Stock Exchange as ‘Absa Group’ Absa Group to complete roll-out of new Absa brand design in SA in 2019 Absa Group to complete rebranding of Barclays subsidiaries in Africa in 2020 Barclays Africa Group Limited has officially been renamed Absa Group Limited and started trading under its new name and […]

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FNB branches widen digital banking reach

FNB customers are increasingly using the bank’s branch based Digital Zones to transact. The bank says the use of its Digital Zones has grown considerably since introduction in 2016 with more than a third of all service transactions done in branches, completed in the digital zone. Lee-Anne van Zyl, CEO of FNB Points of Presence, […]

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Standard Bank Wealth and Investment wins awards

Standard Bank Wealth and Investment has won the prestigious award for Best Private Bank in South Africa and Top Wealth Manager for Wealthy Executives following the announcement by Intellidex and Investor’s Monthly at the SA’s Top Private Banks and Wealth Managers awards function last evening. (more…)

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Final countdown to Old Mutual Limited listing on African stock exchanges

Ahead of the primary listing of Old Mutual Limited (OML) in the continent of its origin next week, Old Mutual said it was taking the final steps to ensure its successful debut as a stand-alone business on several stock exchanges in Africa on Tuesday, 26 June. (more…)

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FNB sets its sights on growing female entrepreneurs in South Africa

FNB has set its sights on growing women owned and led businesses in South Africa, a commitment that has seen the bank enter into partnerships to facilitate mentorship for some of the most promising enterprises. (more…)

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Freeze/Unfreeze function puts clients in full control of card security

Nedbank continues to offer its clients more features and benefits via its Nedbank Money™ App, with the latest being the ability to temporarily stop their cards using the Freeze/Unfreeze feature, giving its clients a whole new level of control over their card security. The Freeze function disables all chip transactions, ATM withdrawals and online purchases […]

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Piggy Bank Savings

Busy year for Banking Ombudsman

The Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS) has today released its Annual Report on operations for 2017. Key highlights for the year are that 7056 formal cases that were opened, showed an unprecedented 35% increase from the previous year. “This is an indication of a growing need for the ombudsman’s services in the sector, and  a […]

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Questions to ask about an overdraft facility

If you are considering applying for an overdraft, but aren’t really sure how it works, there are important questions you should ask your bank, to ensure you are making the right decision. Ryan Prozesky, FNB Consumer Core Banking CEO, says an overdraft is an important credit facility to help you manage your personal cash flow […]

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