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South African banks are reporting phenomenal growth in the use of banking apps despite the country’s finite banked population, stagnant levels of smartphone penetration and relatively low levels of financial literacy.

First National Bank has squeaked past Capitec to be named South Africa’s best digital bank, according to a new, independent study by Columinate. The insights agency on Monday released its seventh annual

Investments made by banks to beef up their digital capabilities and offer clients cost-effective services appear to be paying off. Detailed figures disclosed in the financial results of four of the five largest banks in

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