Today, Absa introduced a quick, simple and convenient end-to-end account opening for new customers.

Absa ChatBanking on WhatsApp. It allows users to perform simple banking on the chat platform they prefer, using conversational language and shortcut commands.

A Africa’s first. We partnered with Intel® to host a live drone show which embodies our new purpose of “bringing your possibility to life”.

Absa Group Limited reported an increase in interim earnings, revenue and dividend for the first half of 2018 today.

Absa opens first new-look branches in South Africa as major brand refresh gets underway

Africa Financial Markets Index. All six pillars as it did in 2017, having been overtaken by Kenya on ‘access to foreign exchange’ and by Nigeria.

The seasonally adjusted Absa PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) remained virtually unchanged at a very weak level of 43.2 points in September 2018.

The seasonally adjusted Absa PMI (Purchasing Managers’ Index) rose to 49.5 index points in November from 42.4 in October.

The deterioration was driven by sharp pmi declines in the new sales orders index as well as the business activity index.

The PMI rose from 49.5 in November to 50.7 points in December, which is just above the neutral mark and signals growth in the sector.