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Capitec Bank hopes that its acquisition of Creamfinance, a European online lending firm, will eventually lead the establishment of a digital-only bank overseas. “We’re building a digital bank on this side and they’re

Capitec is to acquire a stake in a European online lending group, marking its first entry into international markets. The group is to purchase a 40% stake in digital finance company

South Africa’s big four retail and commercial banks spent in excess of R30bn on IT in the 12 months to end-June 2016, including the cost of staff involved in this function. Excluding the cost of people, nearly R15 out of every R100 spent on

Capitec Bank is generally the cheapest bank for the needs of most people, despite strong competition from other banks, according to Solidarity’s 2016 Bank Charges Report. As a result of strong competition in the basic

Standard Bank has no plans, at least for the foreseeable future, to launch a mobile virtual network operator. The banking group’s chief executive for personal and business banking

The South African retail banking sector is characterised by high barriers to entry. The sector is concentrated, with four of the largest banks – Standard Bank, Absa, First National Bank and Nedbank – accounting for more than 80% of retail

While there’s been an outsize (and bizarre) outcry about First National Bank’s decision to close somewhere between 25 and 40 branches in a round of “optimisation”, the country’s big four retail banks have been steadily cutting the number of branches for years

Capitec came out tops for its social media performance among South Africa’s banks, according to the 2014/2015 Ubiquity Social Intelligence Report released on Wednesday. Capitec was also the only bank to receive a net positive opinion on social media

Capitec has displaced First National Bank at the top of a list that ranks how satisfied consumers are with their bank’s online facilities. The third annual “Internet Banking SITEisfaction” survey, conducted by online marketing research agency Columinate, has found that satisfaction among FNB clients has fallen