Standard bank is an universal bank of South Africa offering a variety of banking services such as investment, lending, borrowing, saving, insurance, wealth management, risk management and other advisory services. The Standard bank has played a very crucial role in the financial market of South Africa and that is why it is one of the major reasons for the successful economic development of the country. The main business units in which the Standard bank works in are Personal banking, Investment banking, Business banking and Corporate Banking. Personal and business banking services include card facilities – debit cards and credit cards, provision of lending different kinds of loans to the customers such as home loans, vehicle loans and other personal loans, Internet/online banking, telephone banking, establishment of ATM centers and so on. Corporate and investment banking maintains a good client relationship, globalising capital markets and rapidly developing the economy of the country. The Standard bank was established in the year 1969 as the holding company of SBSA under the name Standard Bank Investment Corporation.
Branches of Standard Bank
Standard bank is present in various locations of SA with branches in Gauteng, Cape town, Western cape, Durban, Centurion, Port Elizabeth, Swaziland, Tyger manor and so on. Standard bank has its head office in Johannesburg in South Africa. If you wish to find out the nearest branch of Standard bank you may go through the branch list available on the official website of the bank. The bank also has international branches in Argentina, London, Brazil, Botswana, Bangladesh, Buenos Aires, Asia, Chicago, Dubai, Evergreen park, Eastgate, Ghana, Gambia, Georgia, Gresham street, Hong Kong, Highlands, Illinois, Monroeville, India, Jersey, Kenya, Kempton park, New York, Namibia, Miami, Nigeria, Orland park, Pinelands, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. The bank has thus reached developed countries such as UK and NAE and US and thus has become the largest banks in South Africa.
Internet Banking with Standard Bank
Standard Bank Internet banking or the online banking facility allows the customer to perform a number of banking transactions via the Internet. It is the best way to manage your account while sitting at your home. There is no need to stand in long queues to operate the account. In order to access the online banking facility, customer will have to complete the registration process by filling and submitting an application form. The bank will then provide the customer with a unique login id and password with the help of which customers can sign in online and perform the desired banking transactions. The number of transactions that can be performed via the Internet are :-
This is also called as the electronic banking system which, has been a boon to all the customers of Standard Bank. Standard Bank Online Banking provides a safe and secure platform while rendering its services to customers
- Share trading
- Business banking
- Accessing the trading account
- Filling the home loan application form
- Making payment of bills such as credit card
- Checking your account balance
- Monitor account for suspicious activity
- View and print transaction history
- Personalise the settings and much more