KBC Group: KBC has reached an agreement with Société Générale Srbija and Telenor Serbia on the acquisition of KBC Banka. More
Banco Santander: Banco Santander reports first-quarter 2013 net income of EUR 1.2 billion, compared to EUR 1.6 billion in Q1 2012 (down 26%).
VTB Bank: VTB Group reports full-year 2012 net profit of RUB 90.6 billion (approx. US$ 2.9 billion), compared with net profit of RUB 90.5 billion in 2011. As at 31 December 2012, the company's total assets reached RUB 7.4 trillion.
U.S. Bank: U.S. Bancorp reports first-quarter 2013 net income of US$ 1.43 billion, compared to US$ 1.34 billion in Q1 2012 (up 6.7%). As at 31 March 2013, the company's total assets reached US$ 355.5 billion.
Citigroup Inc.: Citigroup reports first-quarter 2013 net income of US$ 3.81 billion, compared to US$ 2.93 billion in Q1 2012 (up 30%).
Wells Fargo: Wells Fargo reports first-quarter 2013 net income of US$ 5.17 billion, compared to US$ 4.25 billion in Q1 2012 (up 22%). As at 31 March 2013, the company's total assets reached $1.404 trillion.
Swedbank: Swedbank has decided to discontinue its remaining operations in Ukraine and Russia. More
No more queues in front of ATMs - 23.01.2013 Reduced transaction duration is an important issue for customer satisfaction and for efficient use of Banking channels, especially at ATMs. Every measure taken to fasten cash withdrawals, most widespread used ATM transaction, is beneficial to both customers and banks.
Swiss bank Wegelin & Co. to close after US tax evasion fine - 04.01.2013 Switzerland's oldest bank is to close permanently after pleading guilty in a New York court to helping Americans evade their taxes. Wegelin & Co., which was established in 1741, has also agreed to pay $57.8 million in fines to US authorities. Source: BBC
Banks seen shrinking for good as lay-offs near 160,000 - 16.11.2012 Major banks have announced some 160,000 job cuts since early last year and with more lay-offs to come as the industry restructures, many will leave the shrinking sector for good as redundancies outpace new hires by roughly two-to-one. Source: Reuters
Suntech will extend banking system at Nordea Bank Poland S.A. - 09.10.2012 Polish based company Suntech S.A. has entered into an agreement with Nordea Bank Poland S.A. to extend the corporate banking system eConnect. Expansion of existing application will increase its usability, making it one of the most innovative solutions in its class on the market. Source: Suntech