Tag: banks

The government does not give up on POS: the bank tax is ready to reduce commissions

The government does not give up on POS: the bank tax is ready to reduce commissions

The Government withdrew from the maneuver the norm that annulled the penalties for merchants who did not accept payment with the TPA below the threshold of 60 euros. But there is still a will to serve these categories in front of commissions. And there is already a solution devised by the Ministry of Economy led […]

Expensive energy burns 50 billion in savings: bills eat everything

Expensive energy burns 50 billion in savings: bills eat everything

The savings of Italians and companies overwhelmed by the crisis that began with the pandemic and continue to have high bills: after about three years of steady growth, they reverse the growth trend and show a reduction of more than 50 billion euros. A drop of 2.4% in three months: in July, in fact, the […]

Bankitalia, Visco defends itself against criticism: “We are independent from banks”

Bankitalia, Visco defends itself against criticism: “We are independent from banks”

Ignazio Visco, Governor of the Bank of Italy, spoke in Rebus on Rai3 to defend himself against the barrage of criticism received from Palazzo Koch for the opinions expressed about the maneuver desired by the Meloni government: “The Bank of Italy does not depend on the banks. It is autonomous in its judgment, substantially independent […]

The government thinks of POS tax on banks. The news about pensions and Superbonuses

The government thinks of POS tax on banks. The news about pensions and Superbonuses

A solidary contribution from banks so that the burden of commissions on electronic payments does not fall exclusively on merchants. The increase in minimum pensions for those over 75. The extension of the Superbonus to 110% until 31 December. Reinforcement of tax relief for new hiring of workers. These are the main changes that the […]

Closed branches, Rome loses bank branches

Closed branches, Rome loses bank branches

Bank desertification also hits the capital mercilessly. Between December 2011 and the month just ended, Rome and its metropolitan area lost more than a third of physical bank branches: from 2,067, it dropped to 1,298 branches. A change that, if in line with what happens at the national level (about -30% of closures), led to […]

Dear accounts, the alarm cry of a company: “Credit stopped, liquidity is needed”

Dear accounts, the alarm cry of a company: “Credit stopped, liquidity is needed”

Unimpresa, the association representing micro, small and medium-sized companies in Italy, is raising a liquidity alarm for companies struggling with particularly high energy bills. “Support from the banking sector would be essential in a phase of dramatic crisis for our companies, with the prices of energy products out of control”, explains the honorary president of […]

Bank robberies: 18 cases from January to August in Barranquilla

Bank robberies: 18 cases from January to August in Barranquilla

Even in May of this year, that same bank headquarters had been robbed. At that time, criminals on motorcycles arrived at the scene and they took the money from the ATMs before closing time. This is the same method that criminals use, according to data provided to authorities by witnesses to the events. Exactly figures […]

Richer and richer banks. Despite inflation and the crisis, savers’ deposits do not stop

Richer and richer banks. Despite inflation and the crisis, savers’ deposits do not stop

The three big Italian banks and listed financial advisory networks, Azimut, Fineco and Mediolanum, continued to raise trust and money among savers for more than 2.2 billion euros, according to data also last June, a very difficult month for markets. But in the meantime, again yesterday from Frankfurt over the entire European credit system came […]

The rise of digital wallets in Colombia

The rise of digital wallets in Colombia

The financial system has made an effort to generate new products and services that are increasingly digital and cheaper, enabling greater financial inclusion and in turn responding to new trends and consumer needs. This is the case of the digital wallet† In Colombia there are about 15 such possibilities. According to research by Mastercard, 62% […]

Franco Abusada became Vice President of Investment Banking at Itaú

Franco Abusada became Vice President of Investment Banking at Itaú

With over 15 years of industry experience, Franco Abusada took over as the new Vice President of Investment Banking at Itaú Colombia, a key segment in the business of the largest bank in Latin America by assets in the country. The executive will become part of the Investment Banking & Corporate Finance team, led by […]

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