07 October 2015

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Visa develops spec for chip card biometrics

15 September 2015  |  6419 views  |  2 News

South Africa’s Absa Bank is to be the first to trial a new Visa specification for fingerprint validation at chip card-enabled ATMs.


Absa Bank goes live on EquiLend for securities finance trading

04 July 2014  |  2204 views  |  0 Company announcement

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.


Absa launches Payment Pebble mPOS device

08 April 2014  |  4727 views  |  1 News

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.


Absa and MTN scramble to tackle SIM-swap fraud

28 May 2013  |  6889 views  |  0 News

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.


Absa Bank launches multi-currency card for prepaid travel

17 May 2013  |  1811 views  |  0 Company announcement

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.


Absa launches mobile app

10 April 2013  |  1102 views  |  0 Company announcement

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 crowns HQ with world's largest outdoor LED screens

25 March 2013  |  2913 views  |  0 News

Absa has stuck the world's largest outdoor LED display screens on the top of its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Absa launches Square clone

30 November 2012  |  2776 views  |  0 Company announcement

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.


MasterCard and Absa launch dual debit-credit card with built-in display

28 November 2012  |  10063 views  |  1 News

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 live on SSP Select Insurance

10 October 2012  |  1060 views  |  0 Company announcement

Absa, one of the largest financial services companies in South Africa, and SSP today announced that Absa is live on SSP Select Insurance.

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