The results of an EU-wide stress test of 48 banks shows that Polish bank PKO BP is the most resilient to a common set of adverse economic developments. Bank Pekao also came in the top three of the tests conducted by the European Banking Authority (EBA).
The number of payment cards in Poland at the end of the second quarter of 2018 grew to 40.2 million, 685,000 more than at the end of the first quarter, the National Bank of Poland (NBP) reported on Monday.
Jakub Papierski, vice-president of PKO Bank Polski (PKO BP) board, said in New York that the main goal facing his bank, after Poland had been reclassified by the FTSE Russell agency to "developed market", is to gain new investors.
Santander Bank Polska says that despite the change of name and logo all agreements remain in force and customers won’t need to sign any additional amendments.
With Polish portals offering comparisons of the best bank accounts for non-residents, foreigners working in the country can make an informed choice.
Poland's state-owned development bank BGK is ready to take part in financing infrastructural investments in the Three Seas region. The value of the projects is estimated at EUR 100 bln, PAP was told by BGK CEO Beata Daszyńska-Muzyczka.