Latest articles from Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Walking away: anti-bank politics in eastern Europe

August 1, 2016

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, populist politicians in central and eastern Europe realised that struggling homeowners could be their new powerbase. Lenders are facing a potential onslaught of unwelcome government intervention in the banking sector, though there could be a silver lining. Stefanie Linhardt reports.

Austrian banks’ profits in CEE hit all-time low

May 22, 2015
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For years, Austrian lenders Erste Bank and Raiffeisen Bank have enjoyed strong profits at their central and eastern European operations, but with growth in these economies slowing, more recent results suggest that they may need to rethink their strategies in the region.  

A glimmer of hope for Bosnia banks

A glimmer of hope for Bosnia's banks

June 2, 2014

The complicated geographical and political make-up of Bosnia-Herzegovina, combined with its struggling economy and low purchasing power, makes life difficult for its overcrowded banking market. However, hope is on the horizon as economic growth picks up and looming elections bring promise of a more investor-friendly financial system.

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Where traditional banking models suit tough times

September 2, 2009

The global slowdown has not spared Bosnia-Herzegovina, but the conservative strategies of many local banks have given them some support and protection. Writer Philip Alexander

Bosnia & Herzegovina

January 2, 2006

Raiffeisen Bank Bosna I Hercegovina
Edin Muftic,CEO

Foreign buyers speed up Bosnia consolidation

October 3, 2005

Consolidation in the Bosnian banking sector has accelerated further.

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