Profile: Alfa Bank grapples with emerging market challenges


MOSCOW -- It’s February 14, and suddenly the telephone lines go dead. The station of one of Moscow’s largest fixed-line telecommunications providers is on fire, wreaking havoc with the city’s phone lines. The problem is only rectified after a week, causing considerable difficulties for many of the city’s businesses.

One of those caught up was Alfa Bank, one of the five largest in Russia in terms of assets and shareholder equity. "This was affecting the bank’s processing centre and our busines

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: