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FNB – How can we help you?
Comment by Paul Makube, Senior Agricultural economist at FNB Agri-Business 30 January 2019 – After a slow start to the 2018/19 summer crop season with severe dryness during December 2018 in the growing areas particularly in parts of the North West and the Free State, conditions rebounded early in January 2019 as good rains provided the much-needed...
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17 January 2019: In spite of bank fees accounting for a fraction of the average consumer’s income, individuals can still do much more to reduce their cost of banking. Banking is an important part of our lifestyles and the rapid adoption of smart technology is increasingly propelling the use of mobile banking through apps and other banking...
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29 November 2018: FNB Islamic Banking affirmed its position as a leading Islamic finance provider by claiming two more prestigious awards, this time, at the 4th annual Global Islamic Retail Banking Awards (IRBA) 2018 held on November 21 in Dubai. FNB Islamic Banking and its CEO Amman Muhammad were honoured with the Critic’s Choice Most Trusted Brand...
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26 November 2018 – First National Bank (FNB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, today announced its partnership with Selpal, a South African FinTech company that operates specifically in the township and informal economy, or the “Unseen Economy”. Michael Vacy-Lyle, CEO of FNB Business explains that “with 50% of South Africa’s urban population living in townships,...
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19 November 2018: Although the possibility of losing a child is the last thing any parent would want to consider, it is essential to have funeral cover in place should an unforeseen event occur.  Nthabiseng Sethabela-Makoeng, Product Manager at FNB Life says like any form of funeral insurance, this type of cover is taken out to...
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Michael Vacy-Lyle, CEO FNB Business 13 November 2018: The franchising sector has shown steady growth over the past four years, in a tough economy from contributing an estimated 9.7% to the country’s GDP in 2014 to its recent figure of more than 15%, according to the Franchising Association South Africa (“FASA”) 2018 survey. This trend...
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12 November 2018: FNB is once again embarking on a series of interactive engagements with entrepreneurs across South Africa’s biggest townships. Launched in 2017, the initiative is part of the bank’s ongoing engagements with small businesses that operate within townships, to unlock mutual value in this “unseen” economy. The theme for this year is ‘how can...
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30 October 2018: As supply chain disruptions become more prevalent and complex, threatening the survival and reputation of organizations, businesses should be adequately insured as part of their broader risk mitigation strategies. Malesela Maupa, Head of Insurer Relationships at FNB Insurance Brokers says supply chain disasters are a global challenge affecting all regions throughout the world, ranging from severe...
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05 November 2018: There is a misconception that a trust is only for wealthy individuals and one needs a lot of money to set it up. The reality is that any person can open a trust if they have some form of an asset that they feel need to be safeguarded for the benefit of their...
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26 October 2018: FNB Business has once again been voted “SA’s Best Business Bank” in the 20th Annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey. This makes it the sixth year in a row that FNB Business wins this award. The Sunday Times Top Brands survey is the leading indicator of consumer and brand sentiment in the country....
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'