ALPHA BANK CHIEF: BANKS MUST BECOME MORE AUTONOMOUS

The old banks need to become more autonomous, as they are currently dependent on external savings, Sergiu Oprescu, president of Alpha Bank, said on Friday at the conference “The new banking order and the recovery of the economy”. He added that external savings cannot be attracted if only the channel of the relationship between parent …

HOW THE EUROBANK EFG REPRESENTATIVES ARE CHEWING OUT THE ALPHA BANK REPRESENTATIVES

Eurobank EFG has taken a stand in a press release against the decision of Alpha Bank representatives to stop the merger process between the two Greek credit institutions. We present below the press document. PRESS RELEASE At a critical time for Greece and following the successful restructuring of the country’s sovereign debt, Greek banks should …

LOANS FOR MEDICAL SERVICES: BANK OFFERS

According to data from the National Institute of Statistics, in 2010, over 73% of Romanians did not go to the doctor when they needed to. The reason: the cost of a medical visit. The system’s shortcomings in this area have led to the launch of new banking products, ready to help customers, but still those …

ALPHA BANK WANTS TO BUY EMPORIKI BANK FROM CREDIT AGRICOLE

Alpha Bank is close to taking over the Greek subsidiary Emporiki Bank of the French group Credit Agricole, according to sources quoted by the Greek daily Imerisia, as reported by Kathimerini. An agreement will be signed in mid-September, after finalising the terms of the recapitalisation of the Greek banking sector, according to Mediafax. The new …

HOW BANKS SHARE THE INTERNET BANKING MARKET

The year 2011 proved to be extremely good for banks’ activity in the Internet Banking segment. Almost all the credit institutions that were the subject of the market study “Top banks on Internet Banking in 2011” have recorded significant growth in the field, confirming that banking operations performed in front of the computer are no …

ALPHA BANK OFFERS PRIZES OF 100 LEI TO CUSTOMERS WHO RECOMMEND CREDIT CARDS

Alpha Bank Romania is launching a new promotional campaign Member Get Member that can bring to the bank’s customers who own a MasterCard credit card prizes of 100 lei by simply recommending a friend to successfully apply for a MasterCard. The campaign also offers advantages to recommended persons, who benefit from zero issuing fee and …

ALPHA BANK AND SYMPHOPAY COMPLETE INTEGRATION OF INSTALMENT AND LOYALTY PROGRAMMES

Alpha Bank and fintech Symphopay have completed the integration of the Alpha Shop instalment and loyalty programmes with the Symphopay payments platform, with the solution already implemented at major retailers such as eMAG and Intersport. Merchants now have access to a platform that integrates POS payments with loyalty programs and increases sales while eliminating processing …

FROM TODAY, ALPHA BANK CUSTOMERS CAN MAKE PAYMENTS VIA APPLE PAY

Alpha Bank Romania, today brings Apple Pay, a simpler, more secure and personal payment method to its customers, helping customers avoid sending their card to another person to make a payment, tapping POS buttons or paying in cash – using iPhone features that protect every transaction. According to the bank, to make a contactless payment, …

ALPHA BANK ABOUT THE FRAUD ATTEMPT: NONE OF THE BANK’S CUSTOMERS WERE AFFECTED

Following the information that appeared in the public space about real-time phishing attempts against customers of some financial institutions in Romania, including those of Alpha Bank Romania, we would like to point out that none of the bank’s customers were affected by these fraud attempts and the phishing website in question was blocked yesterday, October …

FIRST ON THE BANKING MARKET IN ROMANIA: ALPHA BANK WILL LAUNCH ALPHA PHONEPOS, THE APP THAT TURNS MOBILE PHONE INTO POS

Alpha Bank is the first bank in Romania to launch an app that turns your mobile phone into a POS. The bank announces that the solution is compatible with Android mobile devices and responds to the growing trend of digitalization. Alpha Bank Romania recognizes the essential role that entrepreneurs and freelancers play in the development …