AMERICAN EXPRESS PLANS LIVE AUDIO WEBCASTS OF THE INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL FOLLOWING FOURTH QUARTER & YEAR-END 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS AND SEMI-ANNUAL FINANCIAL COMMUNITY MEETING

AMERICAN EXPRESS PLANS LIVE AUDIO WEBCASTS OF THE INVESTOR CONFERENCE CALL FOLLOWING FOURTH QUARTER & YEAR-END 2008 FINANCIAL RESULTS AND SEMI-ANNUAL FINANCIAL COMMUNITY MEETING
American Express Company said today that it plans to host a live audio webcast of its investor conference call on Monday, January 26, 2009, at 5:00 pm (ET) to discuss fourth quarter […]

COINS OF MACEDONIA IN THE ALPHA BANK COLLECTION

COINS OF MACEDONIA IN THE ALPHA BANK COLLECTION
Exhibition at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki
The Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection, which is considered one of the most important ones on an international level, owns more than 10,000 coins from the ancient Greek world. A few extremely rare items stand out among them, unique specimens of ancient engraving. […]

EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS OF ALPHA BANK ON JANUARY 12, 2009

EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
OF ALPHA BANK ON JANUARY 12, 2009
The Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Alpha Bank held on January 12, 2009, approved:
1.
The increase of the share capital up to the amount of Euro 950,000,000, in accordance with Law 3723/2008, foregoing pre-emptive rights of existing Shareholders (wherever required) by the issuance and distribution […]

“GREEK POSTERS” from the Alpha Bank Collection

“GREEK POSTERS” from the Alpha Bank Collection
As part of its cultural activities, Alpha Bank organises throughout Greece, in cooperation with local cultural institutions, touring exhibitions of artworks from its Collections.
During the year 2008 a tour of the exhibition “Greek Posters” has been taking place in various Greek cities. The exhibition consists of almost 50 large […]

Alpha Bank celebrates its 10 years of presence in Albania

Alpha Bank celebrates its 10 years of presence in Albania
Alpha Bank celebrated the 10th Anniversary of its presence in Albania. More than 250 distinguished guests attended the celebrating event, held at the Sheraton Hotel on Wednesday, November 5 and were welcomed by the Chairman of the Alpha Bank Group Mr. Yannis S. Costopoulos and the […]

Absa supports Innovative Housing & Sustainable Energy Efficiency

Absa supports Innovative Housing & Sustainable Energy Efficiency
Absa Bank will be launching an international housing innovation competition to explore creativity and innovation in the construction of houses together with energy efficiency.
The competition is being launched today in Wellington (Drakenstein Municipality), Western Cape. The National Minister of Housing - Lindiwe Sisulu ,including various dignitaries from […]

HomeBuy - a place to find your house needs

HomeBuy - a place to find your house needs
HomeBuy - a place to find your house needsBuilding, improving or simply maintaining your home can be both rewarding and challenging after making an investment into your property.
However, it is not easy to find reliable homeowner-related information, contractors that you can trust with building, renovating or just […]

One million Cellphone Banking clients reached

One million Cellphone Banking clients reached
Absa was the first South African bank to introduce Cellphone Banking services in the year 2000. Over the last few years there has been a surge in uptake, with up to 5000 new clients registering for Cellphone Banking – which carries no monthly fees – each day.
There are very few […]

Vehicle market will remain under pressure

Vehicle market will remain under pressure
While the interest rate may have dropped by 100 basis points, this will not bring the needed relief to heavily indebted customers and struggling vehicle dealerships, says Marcel de Klerk, Managing Executive of Absa Vehicle and Asset Finance.
De Klerk was responding to the Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee’s (MPC) decision […]

Interest rates cut brings much needed relief

Interest rates cut brings much needed relief
The cut in interest rates will bring much needed relief to financially battered consumers, having to cope with mortgage repayments of more than 30% higher than in mid-2006, says Managing Executive of Absa Home Loans Luthando Vutula.
Vutula’s comments come after the key policy interest rate, the repo rate, was […]