Eurobank remained profitable for the second straight quarter, albeit with lower net profits of 46.2 million in the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 from 60.2 million in the previous quarter.
Alpha reported net losses of 16.8 million euros in the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 from 2.2 million in the previous quarter.
Piraeus Bank turned net losses of 37 million euros in the first quarter (Q1) of 2016 to profits of 20 million in Q2, which include a one-off trading gain of 77 million from the acquisition of Visa Europe from Visa Inc.
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund’s (HFSF) General Council, which convened on Tuesday, appointed Christoforos Stratos and Michael Haralabidis as Executive Board CEO and Deputy CEO respectively for an interim period until the selection of the new board members.
National Bank (NBG) said on Monday it completed a securitisation of SME loans, the first such transaction by a Greek bank since 2007.
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund’s (HFSF) equity plummeted to 8.84 billion euros at the end of 2015 from 24.51 billion a year ago, according to its annual report, which was published on Friday.
The Bank of Greece (BoG) published on Tuesday an overview of the Greek financial sector, providing an update on the key developments and data over the past five years regarding banks’ profitability, loan quality and cards’ transactions.
Michalis Sallas, the non-executive chairman of Piraeus Bank, resigned during a Board of Directors (BoD) meeting on Wednesday afternoon, marking the end of an era in the Greek banking sector.
The Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) said on Wednesday that all three of its executive board members - Aris Xenofos, CEO, George Koutsos, Deputy CEO and Anastasios Gagales, member - have resigned.
As expected, the European Central Bank’s governing council decided on Wednesday evening to reinstate the waiver on Greek government securities, which was lifted on February 4, 2015.