The former head of Iran's central bank, Tahmasb Mazaheri, has been found in possession of a cheque worth 54 million euros ($70 million) by German authorities.
Greece will pay back the billions of euros of European aid it has received to fight its debt crisis, the head of the country's central bank told Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung.
$500 thousand was transferred to an Almaty citizen's account instead of 500 thousand tenge in one of Kazakhstan banks.
The Bank of Japan on Monday began its first policy meeting since the new premier took office with a pledge to pressure it into aggressive monetary easing to revive the long-suffering economy.
Earlier this year the Government introduced a range of liability for businesses unable to accept bank cards.
A Chinese bank's offer to automatically transfer most of a husband's income to his wife's account has provoked fury, with some calling it "the most atrocious banking service against men in history".
Head of Kazakhstan’s National Bank says Kazakhstan businesses are poorly prepared to accept card payments because they don't want to install POS-terminals.
The loosening of liquidity rules due to come into effect on banks raises hopes among some analysts to a recovery of lending the eurozone.
Amendments to Kazakhstan law on payments and transfers came into effect on January 1.
Japan's new finance chief hit out at the country's under-pressure central bank, reports said Thursday, saying it was "slow" in tackling deflation that has plagued the economy for years.
Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund is considering a merger of Temir Bank and Alliance Bank in 2013.
London's High Court canceled the ruling on blocking the assets towards former chairman of Alliance Bank Margulan Seisembayev, who is one of the defendants on the lawsuit on fraud for $1.1 billion.
Mitsubishi UFJ, Japan's biggest bank, must pay US authorities a fine totaling some 8.6 million dollars for flouting US sanctions on Iran, Sudan, Myanmar and Cuba.
The European Union agreed early Thursday to create a bank supervisor to oversee lenders across the eurozone, following marathon talks which ended hours before the year's final EU summit.
Kazakhstan Majilis approved a law to introduce a state educational deposits system in Kazakhstan.
South Korea said it would "aggressively" defend itself Thursday after a US private equity firm initiated arbitration of a damages claim arising from the sale of its stake in a Korean bank.
The Bank of Japan held off launching fresh easing measures on Tuesday, despite growing calls for further stimulus to spur the economy and as it warned of a "high degree of uncertainty".
Rating agency Moody's warned Monday that Italy's banks face worsening conditions over the coming year with asset quality declining, low profitability, and poor access to markets for funds.
The US Treasury announced Friday that it would not implement the Basel III rules for strengthening banks on January 1, saying the banks were not yet ready to meet the tougher capital standards.
Spain blocked Monday the appointment of another man to the all-male ECB's executive board but a source said Madrid's decision was motivated by a desire to regain influence at the top of the eurozone's central bank.
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