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Armenia's Police alarmed over bomb in Zvartnots International Airport

One of medical workers of Ambulance service released from seized building

One of leaders of Founding Parliament Alek Yenigomshyan detained

Arrest chosen as measure of restriction for Pavel Manukyan's son: Manukyan himself launched hunger strike

Leaders of "Founding Parliament" decide to hold protests on Liberty Square

Anti-Crisis group justifies its "mistakes" with intention to avoid bloodshed

Armenian police detaining all citizens passing by Khorenatsi Street near the seized building, foreign citizens among them

National Security Service of Armenia addresses members of Daredevils of Sasoun: The possibility still exists but the time is running out

Yenigomshyan believes in success of oppositionist movement

Representatives of Armenian Ombudsman's office visit Police department in Shengavit district and meet activist Levon Barseghyan

National Assembly of Armenia has not discussed demand to meet with delegation of parliamentarians laid down by "Daredevils of Sasoun"

US Embassy to Armenia calls for immediate release of medical personnel from seized building

"Daredevils of Sasoun" group presented details of last night's firefight: there was sabotage by Police

Yenigomshyan: Doctors are not hostages they are guarantee for satisfying conditions, laid down by Daredevils of Sasoun

Armenian Healthcare Ministry considers impossible fulfillment of armed group's demand on exchange of medical workers who were taken hostages

Yenigomshyan rings alarm: Levon Barseghyan missing since early morning

Economy Ministry of Armenia sees no reasons why Single European Sky is still close for Armenia

"Daredevils of Sasoun" provide details of overnight skirmish: Police resorted to sabotage

James Warlick: Yerevan and Baku agree to expand OSCE monitoring group in Karabakh conflict zone

Medical community of Armenia condemns "Daredevils of Sasoun" for taking 4 medical workers hostage

Police ban citizens from gathering in territory adjacent to seized Police Patrol Service Regiment building in Yerevan

Forecast: No prospects for NATO's expansion into South Caucasus

Armenian human rights defender verifying reports on mass detention of citizens

Armenian human rights defender verifying reports on mass detention of citizens

Two wounded members of armed group "Daredevils of Sasoun" sent to prison hospital

U.S. Embassy in Armenia once again issues a security message for U.S. citizens in Armenia urging them to avoid daily demonstrations

Azerbaijan's drones circling above Karabakh-Azerbaijani Line of Contact

Lives of wounded members of "Daredevils of Sasoun" Pavel Manukyan and his son in danger after past night's skirmish

Police reinforce its positions at Khoreatsi Street

Policemen's actions against Daredevils of Sasoun escalate situation even more

Armenian NSS warns that it has to take stricter actions for preventing new crimes by Daredevils of Sasoun

VTB Bank (Armenia) resumes service of transfers from card to card via Visa Direct system

Ombudsman presented his position and proposals related to events in Erebuni

View from Berlin: Establishment of Turkish bases in Azerbaijan testifies to Turkey's independent geopolitical game in Eurasia

Armenia's Police urge demonstrators to find another place to hold protests

German political analyst says Western forces may be behind orange revolutions and coup attempts in post- Soviet countries

Forecast: Eradication of ISIL and other organizations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya will result in spillover of war to Southern Europe, France and Germany

German political analyst: New gold war emerged, as Russia refused to accept Western model of development

Armenian Police: "Daredevils of Sasoun" have been provided with food

Alliance Party officially joins people's movement in support of "Daredevils of Sasoun" and their demands to Armenia's leadership

"Daredevils of Sasoun" group disclaims Police reports: Skirmish occurred in area of seized building not on neutral territory

Deputy Minister of Economy does not specify final date of Armenia-EU new framework agreement

Tigran Balayan: Armenia's leadership has repeatedly commented on normalization of relations with Turkey

Wounded members of "Daredevils of Sasoun" undergo surgery

Armenian Police make statement on past night's skirmish

Armenian Police: Armed group that seized Police Patrol Service Regiment has burnt three police cars in territory of seized building

Two members of armed group "Daredevils of Sasoun" wounded overnight and taken to hospital

Rebels burn two police cars on territory of seized building

Newspaper: Zhirayr Sefilyan does not refuse from the demand of Serzh Sargsyan's resignation

Oppositionists at Khorenatsi Street demand from Armenian authorities to refute information that armed groups from Chechen Republic are arrivING in the country

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26/07 19:37 VTB Bank (Armenia) resumes service of transfers from card to card via Visa Direct system

Starting from July 21 holders of Visa cards of VTB Bank (Armenia) will receive an opportunity to make transfers via Visa Direct system to Visa cards issued not only by the VTB Bank (Armenia) but also by local and international banks. The press-service of the bank has told ArmInfo that transfers can be made 24 hours a day via 157 ATMs of VTB Bank (Armenia) with a 0.9-2% fee from the transfer amount.

25/07/2016 22:36

In H1, Anelik Bank registered growth of incoming money transfers by 26% y-o-y amid growth of outgoing transfers by 41% y-o-y

In the first half of 2016 the number of incoming transfers grew by 26% y-o-y amid growth of outgoing transfers by 41% y-o-y in Anelik Bank. The press-service of the bank has told ArmInfo that the highest growth was registered in transfers made in EUR and RUR.

21/07/2016 14:39

In H1 2016, Anelik Bank increased deposit portfolio by 13.5% y-o-y due to significant growth of private deposits

Anelik Bank has increased deposit portfolio in the first half of 2016 by 13.5% y-o-y ensuring an amount of more than 61 bln AMD as of July 1. The press-service of the bank has told ArmInfo that the private deposits have grown by 25.5% y-o-y to 47 bln AMD.

19/07/2016 16:26

VTB Bank (Armenia) provides a credit card with a limit of up to 800 thsd AMD along with an installment loan

VTB Bank (Armenia) is making a new offer: the best customers borrowing installment loans at the partner trade outlets get an opportunity to receive a credit card at the same time.

16/07/2016 13:57

VTB Bank (Armenia): Interest rate on consumer and lombard loans will be reduced by 1-1.5% if accident insurance is obtained

Interest rate on consumer and lombard loans will be reduced by 1-1.5% if accident insurance is obtained. Thus, the client will not only be insured from unexpected circumstances but will also get a loan with reduced interest rate. The press-service of the bank has told ArmInfo that the matter concerns Universal consumer loan without collateral and gold-secured loan.

12/07/2016 19:27

Ameriabank was once again granted Euromoney award for Excellence as the best bank in Armenia

For the fourth time Ameriabank has been granted Euromoney Award for Excellence - this time as the best bank in Armenia in 2016. The press service of the bank reports that the awarding ceremony took place in London on July 7. For already 25 years the prestigious awards are granted to banks, brokers and dealers based on analysis carried out by Euromoney experts in over 164 countries. The Awards for Excellence are given in 20 banking- and capital market-related categories.

08/07/2016 20:32

VTB Bank (Armenia) and ROSGOSSTRAKH ARMENIA Insurance Company launched sale of MTPL and CASCO insurance policies with possibility to pay by installments

VTB Bank (Armenia) jointly with ROSGOSSTRAKH ARMENIA Insurance Company launch exclusive product- provision of a one-year loan for getting MTPL and CASCO insurance policies by the ROSGOSSTRAKH ARMENIA Insurance Company with possibility to pay by installments, which will reduce client's financial burden.

08/07/2016 20:22

ARARATBANK announces 12th issue of AMD coupon bonds with 13% yield and 2-year maturity

ARARATBANK has placed the 12th issue of its AMD coupon bonds in the amount of 400 mln AMD with a 13% yield and 2-year maturity. Deputy CEO of ARARATBANK David Harutyunyan said at today's press conference that the given issue includes 40 thsd non-documentary bonds with a nominal value of 10,000 AMD each and quarterly coupon payments. Harutyunyan said that this is the 6th issue in terms of Armenian dram. He added that the initial placement will be on 11-22 July 2016. The secondary placement on NASDAQ OMX ARMENIA will take place after the listing.

07/07/2016 04:09

NASDAQ OMX ARMENIA: 11th issue of nominal coupon bonds by ARARATBANK listed and allowed to manual and REPO trading

Starting from July 06, 2016, nominal coupon bonds issued by "ARARATBANK" OJSC will be listed on NASDAQ OMX Armenia and included in the bonds' secondary Bbond list. The press-service of NASDAQ OMX Armenia informs that the bonds (ISIN - AMARBKB2BER6) will be traded under ARBKB2B ticker symbol and will be allowed to manual and REPO trading as well.

06/07/2016 13:50

Ardshinbank and BSTDB sign a 10 million US dollar loan agreement

Ardshinbank and Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) signed the third loan agreement. Under the agreement further USD 10 million will be channeled to support small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Armenia, the press office of Ardshinbank has told ArmInfo.

01/07/2016 22:41

On July 1 coupon bonds by Ameriabank with total volume of USD 15 mln were listed and included in main Abond list of NASDAQ OMX Armenia

Starting from July 01, 2016, nominal coupon bonds issued by "AMERIABANK" CJSC will be listed on NASDAQ OMX Armenia and included in the bonds' main Abond list, the press-service of NASDAQ OMX Armenia informs.

01/07/2016 22:34

Ardshinbank raised 10 million US dollars to extend its SME lending

Ardshinbank signed a US $10 million loan agreement with the World Business Capital (WBC) on June 30, 2016, under the guarantee of the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation - OPIC. The press-service of the bank has told ArmInfo that the funding will be channeled to finance Ardshinbank's small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) clients.

01/07/2016 22:32

On the threshold of its 20th anniversary ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank launches special campaign offering MasterCard Gold premium class credit card on beneficial terms

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank offers to obtain a MasterCard Gold card with minimum 200,000 AMD or relevant foreign currency credit line July 1st-September 30th with no commission fee for the first year of card service and benefit from the exceptional package of advantages developed by MasterCard. The press-service of the bank has informed ArmInfo that MasterCard Gold is a premium class payment card of MasterCard Worldwide system.

01/07/2016 15:13

Areximbank-GPB Group and Ria Money Transfers halve commission fee for money transfers to Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova

On July 1, the joint campaign of Areximbank-Gazprombank Group and Ria Money Transfers halved the commission fee for money transfers to Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova. Now the commission fee will be 1% of the remittance amount. The campaign will last till 31 Dec 2016.

30/06/2016 19:27

Anelik Bank and Ria Money Transfers launch a joint campaign on July 1, with the fee for money transfers to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova halved

Anelik Bank and Ria Money Transfers are launching a joint campaign on July 1 - the fee for money transfers from Armenia to Ukraine and Moldova is only 1% versus the previous 2-2.5%, the press office of the Bank has told ArmInfo.

28/06/2016 17:19

Areximbank-Gazprombank Group offers 50% discount for renting safe deposits boxes during summer holidays

Areximbank-Gazprombank Group has announced a campaign "Summer Likes Vacation" for June 27 - September 30. For the given period, the Bank will be offering individual bank deposit safe boxes on preferential terms.