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Romania’s non-performing loans rate up to 9.75 pct in January

Banking March 27, 2017 13:39 0 comments

The rate of non-performing loans went up by 0.29 percentage points to 9.75 percent in January, according to the data of National Bank of Romania (BNR). The level is lower by 3.71 percentage points compared…more »

Banca Comerciala Carpatica

Banca Comerciala Carpatica to appoint two new administration board members

Banking March 27, 2017 12:45 0 comments

Banca Comerciala Carpatica (BCC) will appoint two new members in the Administration Board during the general meeting of the shareholders that will take place on April 27, according to release submitted to the Bucharest Stock…more »

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Banking deposits in RON of Romanians up to RON 104.5 bln in February

Banking March 23, 2017 12:36 0 comments

The banking deposits in RON of Romanians went up in February by 1 percent to RON 104.5 billion. On February 28, the deposits in RON of the households increased by 12.7 percent compared with February…more »


BNR approves additional roles for Florin Sandor and Paolo Trifiletti at Intesa Sanpolo Bank

Banking March 21, 2017 15:16 0 comments

The deputy general directors of Intesa Sanpolo Bank, Florin Sandor and Paolo Trifiletti have received the approval of National Bank of Romania (BNR) to get additional roles as a result of the bank’s strategy to…more »


Current account of payments balance to an excess of EUR 416 mln in January

Banking March 16, 2017 17:12 0 comments

The current account of payments balance reached an excess of EUR 416 million in January, an increase compared with the similar period of 2016, when it was EUR 211 million, according to the National Bank…more »

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Raiffeisen Bank Romania posts EUR 100 mln net profit in 2016

Banking March 15, 2017 16:32 0 comments

Raiffeisen Bank Romania recorded a net profit of EUR 100 million in 2016, close to its 2015 figure of EUR 98 million.  “The total assets were up by 6 percent up to EUR 7.4 million.…more »

Liviu Voinea secretar de stat MF

Voinea: 7,000 notifications for debt discharge bill until February 2017 for RON 2 bln loans

Banking March 15, 2017 15:22 0 comments

The number of notifications for debt discharge bill reached 7,000 at the end of February 2017 and the value of loans was RON 2 billion, said on Wednesday Liviu Voinea, the vice-governor of National Bank…more »


BNR hopes non-performing loans will go down to 6 pct

Banking March 15, 2017 14:19 0 comments

National Bank of Romania (BNR) aims for non-performing loans to go down to 6 percent from 9-10 percent currently, said on Wednesday Liviu Voinea, BNR's vice-governor at the launch of  "Economic report for Romania 2017”.…more »


Merger between Patria Bank and Carpatica in limbo after court decision

Banking March 10, 2017 12:15 0 comments

The merger between Patria Bank and Carpatica has remained in limbo after the move has been rejected by Appeal Court of Bucharest, according to an announcement submitted to the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). The banks…more »

BCR- Sergiu Manea

BR’s 17 leaders to watch: Sergiu Manea – BCR

Banking March 10, 2017 12:12 0 comments BR Exclusive

In a tough regulatory environment for banks, Sergiu Manea, the first Romanian CEO of BCR, has been able to keep the Austrian lender on a risk reduction course, while boosting financing activity for the economy.…more »