CORPORATE NEWS

ČSOB loses 75 million Sk 1H'97

The Slovak branch of Československá Obchodná Banka (ČSOB) Inc. Bratislava suffered a loss of 75 million Sk., including a 6.9 percent decline in its total assets to 48.22 billion Sk in the first half of this year. Despite the drop, the bank's total assets grew 30.9 percent when compared with the end of June 1996, thanks to the bank's increased activity on the interbank market.

In the first half of 1997, the volume of loans ČSOB provided to non-banking clients increased 2.5 percent to 25.838 billion Sk, and the volume of clients' deposits declined 0.6 percent to 15.916 billion Sk. At the end of June, the bank had a 3.86 percent share of all loans provided in Slovakia. Its main clientele is large and mid-sized companies.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Who will take the swabs?

The government offers hundreds of euros to health care staff for testing. Curfew ends on Saturday for some. Take a look at testing sites and more.

PM Igor Matovič helped with testing in Tvrdošín.

People with negative tests can go to hairdresser or outdoor terraces

Those with a negative test result will have to follow rules introduced on October 15.

Companies fear drop in demand for their products and services the most

International chambers of commerce asked companies about their current situation as well as expectations.

Companies implemented anti-coronavirus measures.

The big testing: When and where to show up, and what if I don't want to? (FAQ)

Here is what we know about the practicalities of the nationwide testing so far. Testing also applies to foreigners and diplomats in Slovakia.

Pilot testing in Bardejov