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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.