RBS’ NatWest, whose banking ‘glitch’ (which began only days after RBS’ downgrade) is now nearing 3 weeks with officials now stating accounts will not be functioning until the end of July!
It appears that either NatWest’s IT problems have gone viral, or else Sberbank has also been impacted by margin calls/ liquidity concerns, as the largest Russian bank has halted credit and debit card transactions due to an ‘IT glitch’.
RUSSIA-SBERBANK-CARDS-MALFUNCTION MOSCOW. July 6. (Interfax) – Sberbank of Russia (RTS: SBER) has suspended credit and debit card operations due to a technical malfunction, the bank told Interfax. “All cards are not being serviced,” it said.