Banco Azteca plans new Branches in El Salvador

The bank plans to expand its presence to 39 branches, from the 29 offices it currently operates in El Salvador.

Monday, November 16, 2009


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The announcement was made by Luis Niño de Rivera, president of the board, who remarked that the bank has so far created 445 jobs and will employ 100 more people next year.

"After just three and a half months of operating in the country, Banco Azteca already has around 50.000 customers and $19 million in deposits. Most of these resources were placed in securities with terms ranging from one month to one year, and 7.25% return rates", assured the Mexican executive in newspaper Elsalvador.com.

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