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VTB Bank: VTB Bank and Bank of China today signed an Agreement on Cooperation in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping. More 20.05.2014VTB Bank
OCBC Bank: OCBC Bank is first bank in Singapore to let customers transfer money to any bank account using Facebook. With OCBC Pay Anyone, OCBC Bank customers can also transfer money to any bank account using only mobile numbers or email addresses. More 15.05.2014OCBC Bank
BNP Paribas: BNP Paribas reports first quarter 2014 net income of EUR 1,668 million, compared to EUR 1,585 million in first quarter 2013 (up 5.2%). 30.04.2014BNP Paribas
Banco Santander: Banco Santander today reported net income of EUR 1,303 million for the first quarter of 2014, compared with net income of EUR 1,205 million in the first quarter of 2013 (up 8.1%). 29.04.2014Banco Santander
JP Morgan Chase: JPMorgan Chase today reported net income for the first quarter of 2014 of US$ 5.27 billion, compared with net income of US$ 6.53 billion in the first quarter of 2013 (down 19.2%). 11.04.2014JP Morgan Chase
VTB Bank: VTB Group reports full-year 2013 net profit of RUB 100.5 billion (approx. US$ 3 billion), compared with net profit of RUB 90.6 billion in 2012. Total assets amounted to RUB 8.77 trillion at December 31, 2013. 03.04.2014VTB Bank
Raiffeisen Bank International: Raiffeisen Bank International reports full-year 2013 net income of EUR 557 million, compared with net income of EUR 730 million in 2012. Total assets amounted to EUR 130.6 billion at December 31, 2013. 27.03.2014Raiffeisen Bank International
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 China Overtakes the USA as the World’s Largest ATM Market

04.04.2014 Chinese Financial News, an authoritative media of financial industry in China, released the report of Chinese ATM Market Overview 2013. Source: GRG Banking Equipment

 The Global Islamic Microfinance Forum Ready to Set New Standards

16.09.2013 The Forum will determine the Standards and strategic policies for Sustainable Islamic Microfinance Development. Source: AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics

 New Chairman for Mediterranean Bank Network (MBN)

17.05.2013 Mr. Hassan El Basri has been elected as chairman of the Mediterranean Bank Network (MBN). Source: Mediterranean Bank Network

 Islamic banking assets to surpass $1.8 trillion globally in 2013

05.02.2013 Global Islamic banking assets are forecast to cross $1.8 trillion in 2013 up from $1.3 trillion in 2011, Ernst & Young said in its World Islamic Banking Competitiveness Report 2013. Source: zawya.com

 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

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