Experian cited as the most often used vendor for identity verification

Johannesburg, 14 May 2018 – With fraud prevention and customer experience becoming increasingly important to South African businesses functioning in the digital world, Experian has been cited as the ‘most often used vendor for identity verification’ in a survey of network security decision-makers published in a Forrester report.

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Tightening your belt: ways to save and make your money go further

Johannesburg, 12 July 2018 – The instability of the global economy, together with the low growth in the country and most recently, the petrol and VAT increases over the past two month are seeing South African consumers faced with the challenge of finding effective ways to manage their money and make it work even better for them.

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Experian supports a data-to-action pathway for SA businesses

Johannesburg, 29 June 2018 – South African businesses are aware of the urgent need to establish a data-to-action pathway but sometimes fall short when it comes to taking this forward, according to David Coleman, Chief Data Officer at Experian SA.

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Business debt levels mirrors SA’s strong economic data for Q1 2018

Johannesburg, 21 May 2018 – Business debt stress conditions in South Africa continued to improve in Q1 2018 with the latest Experian Business Debt Index reading of 0.360. This represented a slowdown in the rate of improvement in business debt conditions, from the previous quarter’s 0.430, but remains substantially elevated against recent historical values.

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First time credit defaults improve but vehicle loan risks persist

Johannesburg, 17 May 2018 – While consumer debt stress levels improved during the first three months of 2018, vehicle loans remain a cause for concern as the first-time credit default rate for this product type rose to above average levels amongst many South African households in the first three months of 2018, according to the latest Experian Consumer Default Index (CDI)*.

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