19 February 2019: The use of video and music streaming services is rising significantly as South African consumers continue to look for ways to be entertained at a fraction of the usual cost.
13 February 2019: FNB has been ranked Africa's most Reputable and Innovative banking brand in the 2020 Brand Finance® Banking 500 survey.
10 February 2020: Restaurants continue to enjoy the lion's share of consumer spending during Valentine's Day. According to FNB, on Valentine's Day in 2019, its customers spent approximately R50 million at different restaurants around the country.
28 January 2020: FNB customers who use cellphone banking are now also able to track their spending activities, view available funds as well as their FNB credit status.
28 January 2020: FNB is hosting the 8th Franchise Leadership Summit on the 3rd of March 2020 at Montecasino, Johannesburg.
27 January 2020: To kick start the year and ensure an easy landing into a new world for 2020 students, FNB will be owning Wednesdays by introducing Akulaleki Wednesdays with Happy Data hour and KFC vouchers.
21 January 2020: Entrepreneurs who are starting new businesses are urged to carefully consider the legal status and type of business being registered, as it can have both cost, tax and legal implications in the long-term.
14 January 2020: Following the recently announced rules from the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA) to reduce the maximum value of cheque limits to R50 000, businesses are urged to adopt electronic banking channels.
14 November 2019 - FNB today launched Easy Zero, a fully-fledged digital bank account with a card to allow customers to transact easily, conveniently and safely without paying a monthly fee. The mobile account was formerly known as eWallet eXtra.
11 November 2019 - FNB customers have made over R14 billion in 'tap' or contactless payments in the twelve months to June 2019, with continued month-on-month growth. This upward trend points to growing appetite for the convenience of contactless payments in South Africa's consumer and business sectors.
06 November 2019 - Fifteen of the most innovative and dynamic businesses in South Africa will be contending for the much sought-after accolade of the 'FNB Business Innovator of the Year 2019' during a gala dinner to be held on 21 November at the Galleria in Sandton.
31 October 2019 - FNB's eBucks Rewards programme has been awarded the Best Programme of the Year 2019 (financial services) and the Most Innovative Use of Technology for Loyalty award at the Loyalty Awards South Africa ceremony held on Wednesday in Cape Town.
15 October 2019 - FNB Business is living up to its commitment to help South African entrepreneurs by launching new products and solutions that it believes will help increase the level of SME activity and create a culture of entrepreneurship in the country.
Johannesburg, 5 September 2019 - FNB has once again produced excellent results, with strong performances from across the business. A consistent strategic focus on cross and upsell to existing clients resulted in an uplift in deposit and lending volumes with customer numbers at 8.2 million.
Tuesday 20 August 2019: FNB and Disney Africa announced a collaboration to bring a series of family-orientated Disney LIVE events over the course of the next year to South African audiences.
01 June 2019: eBucks Rewards members will have an opportunity to earn Double their fuel rewards on a quarterly basis with up to R8* back in eBucks per litre at Engen fuel stations. Other new earn categories that are launching include earning up to 15% back in eBucks at KFC stores and up to 40% back in eBucks on InterCape bus rides for FNB Gold customers.
29 April 2019: Following overwhelming responses from entrepreneurs, the FNB Business Innovation Awards (FNB BIA) have been extended to include two more categories, and now represent the entire business landscape in South Africa.
03 May 2019: In the aftermath of the natural disasters that affected parts of KwaZulu Natal, Eastern Cape and Mozambique, FNB has initiated the #HelptoRebuild initiative. The initiative is an appeal for help to customers and broader society to contribute towards relief efforts for displaced people and communities in the affected areas.
15 April 2019 : South Africa's middle-income consumers on average spend 25% of their take home monthly income to pay interest accumulated on debt.
FNB has welcomed the judgement delivered by the Equality Court on 10 April 2019 to dismiss the matter relating to allegations of racial discrimination on interest rates by Saambou Bank.
8 April 2019 : First National Bank (FNB) has launched a new functionality on its banking app that enables customers to shop directly from the app. The eBucks Shop, which was previously only accessible on the eBucks website, offers customers exclusive pricing for products ranging from tech and gaming to appliances and outdoor.
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