On July 1, Absa Bank, the South African banking entity of Barclays Group Africa, became the first-ever domestic South African entity to execute a securities finance trade via the EquiLend trading platform.
South Africa's Absa has launched Payment Pebble, a headphone-jacked mobile point of sale device for small traders, as it refines its operating model to become a fully digital bank.
South African bank Absa and mobile operator MTN have formed a task-force to tackle 'SIM-swap fraud' after a spate of cases saw customer accounts emptied.
Representing the future of travel prepaid cards, Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays has launched a Multi-Currency Cash Passport - South Africa's first reloadable prepaid travel Multi-Currency Card.
Financial Services Group Absa Bank today launched its much-anticipated App as part of its strategic digital journey, which forms part of its ambition of becoming the Go-To bank in South Africa.
Absa has stuck the world's largest outdoor LED display screens on the top of its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In another first from Absa, the bank continues to broaden its payments strategy as part of a journey to make its customers lives easier with plans to launch a mobile payment acceptance service for businesses that works using a mobile phone.
South Africa's Absa and MasterCard have unveiled a dual contactless debit and credit card which also includes a display screen for passcodes that secure online payments.
Absa, one of the largest financial services companies in South Africa, and SSP today announced that Absa is live on SSP Select Insurance.
Absa, South Africa's largest financial services provider has announced that growth patterns in the use of its mobile website have exceeded expectations seeing over 1.3 million page views each month.
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