BoC closes more branches, removes ATMs

Bank of Cyprus is downsizing its network by closing 15 more branches and removing ATMs by next month as it speeds up its digital presence. Phileleftheros daily quoted sources saying the bank

Banking sector faces industrial action

The banking sector is in choppy waters after employees backed their union to strike over Hellenic Bank’s intention to make 350 staff redundant, while Bank of Cyprus is also cutting branches. The

RCB starts winding down

RCB Bank has embarked on an “orderly winding down” of its Cyprus banking operations, following the announcement a month ago of the transfer of shares held by Russian entities to local stakeholders,


Russia banking sanctions blowback on Cyprus

Cyprus striving to recover from the pandemic is hindered after the EU’s latest banking sanctions on Russia will also affect the island’s services sector, say stakeholders. Many Russian offshore companies will now

Take charge of your IBAN

The International Bank Account Number (IBAN) is a standard account number structured according to the specifications issued by the European Committee for Banking Standards (ECBS) and the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).