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FNB clients fast ditching branches for digital

The amount of time the average First National Bank customer spends in a branch will fall to 86 minutes in 2016, from 100 minutes in 2015, a decline of 14% year on year, FNB Business chief information officer Peter Alkema said

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Discovery readies its move into banking

Discovery, the health insurance administrator that has sold nine out of every 10 Apple watches in South Africa to encourage its members to exercise, has hired a team of bankers as it steps up efforts to create

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Discovery wants to be big in Japan

Discovery, South Africa’s third-largest insurer by market value, said it has set up a partnership with Japan’s Sumitomo Life Insurance Co and SoftBank Group to develop and introduce products for the world’s third-largest economy. Discovery’s

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R1,5bn to boost SMEs

The private sector has set aside R1,5bn to help small and medium enterprises survive the tough economic climate. The announcement was made CEO of Discovery Adrian Gore during a briefing at the Union Buildings where government, labour

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Discovery to give away Apple Watch devices

Financial services company Discovery is giving away Apple Watches – but at an exercising cost. The company, which sells health insurance services, announced on Tuesday that it will fund Apple Watch devices in full for Vitality Active Rewards members, if they meet all their weekly fitness goals for 24 months

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Discovery, Apple partner on Watch

Insurance group Discovery plans to launch a full-scale retail bank out of its credit card, CEO Adrian Gore said on Thursday. Discovery plans to use around R1,3bn of the R5bn it raised in a recent rights offer

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Discovery in US technology insurance tie-up

Discovery Insure, a sister company of Discovery Health, has signed a deal with US-based Cambridge Mobile Telematics as the South African insurance company seeks to expand its use of technology to monitor clients’ driver behaviour