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Slovalco and Tatra Banka top awards

The influential business weekly Trend has named aluminium smelter Slovalco and private bank Tatra Banka as its non-financial and financial firms of the year in Slovakia.

Tatra banka is Slovakia's most profitable bank and has been voted the country's top financial institution by a number of publications.

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