Browsing: Bank Zero

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Standard Bank branch cuts are long overdue

The decision by Standard Bank to close 91 branches and cut 1 200 jobs is not at all surprising – the only surprises were that the bank announced it publicly and that it did so before elections in May.

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Bank Zero begins trial runs

Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan’s new financial services venture, the app-driven Bank Zero, has been integrated with the national payments system and will now begin trial runs ahead of commercial launch.

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Why Michael Jordaan is getting back into banking

For most, owning a wine farm on a mountainside close to the sea, surrounded by family and friends, would be all they ever needed. But for Michael Jordaan, former CEO of one of South Africa’s biggest consumer lenders

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Inside Michael Jordaan’s new digital bank venture

Bank Zero appears set to accelerate the evolution of the South African banking industry by offering a fresh take on banking and highly competitive fees. The bank – the brainchild of tech entrepreneurs and banking innovators Michael

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Michael Jordaan behind new digital-only bank

Former First National Bank CEO Michael Jordaan on Tuesday revealed in a tweet that he is backing a new digital-only bank, called Bank Zero, to be launched in South Africa later this year. In a post on Bank Zero’s newly launched