ARTICLES RELATING TO DISCOVERY

The C-section rate among Discovery members is now up to three times higher than at American celebrity hospitals - here's why

2019-04-20 06:52

Doctors are scared of legal claims, so natural births are becoming a rarity.

ANALYSIS: Can Discovery Bank break SA’s 'I want it now' culture?

2019-03-26 09:54

Capitec shook up South Africa’s staid and conservative banking culture with the revolutionary premise that banks existed primarily to serve their customers, not their shareholders.

Discovery Vitality is starting to demand that you tag out of gyms as well as into them – to stop fake, no-exercise visits

2019-01-16 16:19

It is not clear how long Discovery will require users to spend in the gym, or when the cheating-checking system will be fully implemented.

FirstRand takes a leaf from Amazon's book to capture consumers

2018-12-10 08:54

FirstRand is emulating Amazon.com with a digital offering that will span everything from insurance, car license renewals to locating plumbing services as the South African bank chases new revenue sources.

Solidarity 'disappointed' after meeting with Discovery over empowerment shares

2018-11-26 20:45

Trade Union Solidarity says Discovery has rejected its plea to reconsider its 10% share allocation to black people, in the new bank launched by the health and financial services giant this month.

New Discovery bank aims to improve consumer financial wellness

2018-11-15 19:04

The new Discovery Bank which is based on a model of rewarding good financial behaviour enters the market during a period of constrained household savings and rising debt levels

New bank on the block as Discovery launches 'tech-led' bank

2018-11-14 13:28

Discovery has launched its much anticipated bank, hailed as the first in rewarding good financial behaviour.

Discovery launches R1.85bn bookbuild as bank plans move forward

2018-11-08 19:23

Discovery has launched an accelerated bookbuild offering of new shares to raise up to R1.85bn, which it plans to use, in part, to buy out FirstRand's interest in Discovery Bank.

SA is improving but we could have halved poverty by now, Leadership summit hears

2018-11-01 12:33

Business leaders were upbeat about SA's prospects at the Discovery Leadership Summit on Thursday, provided the country's leadership could make some 'tough decisions'.

Caster joins as Discovery Vitality Ambassador

2018-10-04 14:55

Discovery has announced that world, Olympic and Commonwealth Games 800m champion Caster Semenya has become a Discovery Vitality Ambassador.

 

These were the biggest hospital claims Discovery paid last year

2019-04-15 13:47

Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) released a new report that tracked member claims over the year to end-September last year.

Businesses are edgy, there’s lots of confusion- Discovery CFO on load shedding

2019-02-13 09:45

Discovery Health chief financial officer (CFO) Brett Tromp said there was no warning or briefing about the latest round of load shedding and businesses are "edgy" to find out just how bad the situation is.

We compared fuel rewards programmes – and one saves you up to R7 per litre of petrol

2019-01-11 06:06

Discovery Insure offered the highest saving at a possible 50% back per litre of fuel. Here is how other loyalty schemes compare.

HSBC's Mark Tucker appointed chair of Discovery

2018-12-06 16:39

Discovery's non-executive chairperson and director Monty Hilkowitz will be retiring, with chair of European bank HSBC and former head of insurer AIA Mark Tucker taking over, the company announced on Thursday.

Ferial Haffajee: Can Adrian Gore disrupt the banks this time?

2018-11-16 07:30

Is Adrian Gore about to do to banking what he did to medical aid? asks Ferial Haffajee.

Discovery to give better banking rates to smartest clients

2018-11-15 10:13

Discovery’s new banking unit will reward customers for their 'good' behaviour, applying a similar strategy to that used by its health-insurance operation.

Another hurdle cleared for Discovery Bank, as group raises R1.85bn in new share offering

2018-11-09 10:36

Discovery's accelerated bookbuild offering was over-subscribed, as the health insurer and financial services provider raised R1.85bn.

Ramaphosa steals show at summit: 'We need leadership, not leaders'

2018-11-01 18:54

Speaking at the Discovery Leadership Summit in Sandton, President Cyril Ramaphosa stole the show as the only speaker of the day to receive a standing ovation – before and after his speech.

Mboweni steps down from Discovery board

2018-10-11 09:47

Tito Mboweni has stepped down from the board of Discovery, following his appointment as finance minister.

Discovery to bulk up as others fret over SA recession

2018-09-05 18:09

Discovery, the insurer starting its own bank, will continue to invest in businesses in its main market, even as the economy grapples with a recession.

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