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FNB processes almost 3,000 transaction per second on 2019 Black Friday

2 December 2019 11:16 AM

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield chats to CEO Jacques Celliers on the impact the day had on South African bankers.

Have you been caught up in the consumer frenzy of this Black Friday period which continues into Monday at many retailers?

Thousands of customers have streamed to shops since midnight to take advantage of some mega-deals.

First National Bank says it processed almost 3,000 transactions per second on Black Friday.

The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviewed FNB chief executive officer Jacques Celliers.

Our main infrastructure experiences the 1,000's per second as peak volumes. Today was an interesting day as a lot of things came together and we anticipated a massive spike.

Jacques Celliers, CEO - FNB

He says he hopes that shopping that people did was responsible.

Listen to the interview in the audio below.

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