National Bank of Greece SA (NBG.N)
28 May 2015
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) MILAN/LONDON, April 02 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'B-' ratings on four Greek bank covered bond programmes and removed them from Rating Watch Negative (RWN). The covered bonds are issued by Alpha Bank AE (Alpha, CCC/C, Viability Rating (VR): ccc), National Bank of Greece S.A. (NBG, CCC/C; VR: ccc), which has Programme I and Programme II, and Piraeus Bank S.A. (Piraeus, CCC/C, VR: ccc). The Outlook on all four programmes
* Finansbank deal had been expected to raise $275 mln (Recasts, adds quotes, changes dateline)
ATHENS, March 20 - Greece's largest lender National Bank decided to postpone its Turkish unit Finansbank's share offering because of fears it would have raised a lower than expected sum, a source at Greece's bank rescue fund HFSF said on Friday.
ISTANBUL, March 11 - Finansbank, the Turkish lender owned by National Bank of Greece, said on Wednesday it planned to complete its secondary public offering at the start of April 2015, depending on market conditions and approval from authorities.
ATHENS - The European Central Bank allowed Greek banks access to extra emergency financing from the Bank of Greece because deposit outflows have picked up and to make sure they have liquidity while tense talks take place in Brussels next week, Greek banking sources said on Friday.
ATHENS, Feb 8 - The chief executive and chairman of National Bank of Greece plan to step down from their roles in the next few days, CEO Alexandros Tourkolias told Reuters on Sunday.
ATHENS, Feb 8 - The chief executive and chairman of Greek bank National Bank of Greece plan to step down from their roles in the next few days, CEO Alexandros Tourkolias told Reuters on Sunday.
LONDON, Feb 6 - Greek bank shares fell on Friday, capping a week of wild trading swings, as brokers cut their forecasts on worries over dwindling deposits and the effects of political brinksmanship between Greece and its creditors.