ASB news stories - Page 2
Critics slam bank compensation for rural interest rate swaps as woeful
Critics of bank settlements over interest rate swap loans claim farmers haven't been paid as much in compensation as they would have if the matter
Russell Jones: Banking on technology
Russell Jones heads an IT team the size of some of New Zealand’s bigger companies. He talks to Heather Wright about future proofing ASB’s technology, being customer focused and how technology isn’t everything.
RESEND: ASB first-half cash profit rises 9%, as favourable funding conditions fatten interest margin
ASB, the local unit of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, posted a 9 percent gain in first-half cash profit and said favourable funding conditions all
ASB offers customers PayTag sticker for mobile payments
The ASB PayTag allows users to switch between their accounts within the ASB Mobile Banking app or by using online banking.
More Kiwis banking on their smartphone
More and more Kiwis are using apps on their smartphones as opposed to internet banking to manage their money.
Top Kiwi tech creates 1000km tennis game
ASB Bank is attempting a World Record by creating a 1000km tennis court that stretches from the North Island to the South Island.
NZ business embracing mobile banking as demand for apps rise
ASB claims its new Mobile Business app has seen a "remarkable uptake" in its first few weeks as business customers adopt the convenience of business banking on the go.
ASB extends mobile banking wave to business customers
ASB launches dedicated ASB Mobile Business app, giving business customers the flexibility to perform critical finance functions from anywhere, any time.
Xero strengthens ASB relationship with accounting deal
Companies form strategic alliance to improve online banking and accounting systems.
ASB app links up with Trade Me
ASB customers can make payments directly to Trade Me sellers in the latest enhancement to the mobile banking app.
Windows of opportunity for ASB app
In a New Zealand first, the ASB mobile banking app is now available for download on Windows-based smartphones.
ASB enables Facebook friend payments
Hate texting or emailing your account details? This is the app for you.
ASB Bank set to launch payments via Facebook
Users of ASB mobile banking services will soon be able to pay their Facebook contacts
ASB boss named CIO of the Year
The panel judges acknowledge 'significant organisational change'.
Driving licence email scam continues
New Zealand Transport Agency warns of a continuing scam involving your driving license, personal details and an email.
ASB loses thousands of card details
Letters warning that ASB card details have been "disclosed" begin to land on customers' doorsteps.
How much has Fluke Network’s WAN tool saved ASB?
ASB senior manager Richard Lockwood reports that greater insight into traffic flows using the Fluke Network’s NetFlow Tracker has saved the ASB Bank thousands of dollars each month (see below).
ASB transformed by telethon
Around 300 ASB staff volunteered to take the calls for the TV3 Big Night In telethon at the bank’s contact centre in Albany last month.