Nations Trust Bank’s 66th branch opens at Old Moor Street

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Nations Trust Bank was proud to open its 66th branch recently at 360, Old Moor Street, Colombo 12. The bank is well known to offer unparalleled convenience in banking, with its unique and proprietary branch design offering the ultimate in banking standards coupled with 365 Day Banking and extended banking hours. This branch opening continues Nations Trust Bank’s aggressive branch and ATM expansion throughout the country, facilitating transactional convenience to customers all over Sri Lanka. Of particular interest to the business community of Old Moor Street will be Nations Trust Bank’s Business Banking offering, which recently launched a Business Loan product that offers the business customer quick access to finance to meet their business requirements. The bank also excels in factoring and post dated cheque discounting facilities whereby business customers can leverage their receivables without tying up tangible collateral. The highlight of operating a Business Banking account with Nations Trust Bank is that it offers an attractive rewards scheme for Platinum and Gold Business customers. Reward points can be earned based on the transactions done through the business account. The rewards benefit gives customers an opportunity to redeem their points at selected merchants making it the best value in redemption since one reward point equals one rupee; a “one for one” redemption. Its Branch Managers and SME banking staff are also specially trained in the SME Toolkit, available on the internet in all English, Sinhala and Tamil, which can offer businesses many useful tools in running their business. Additionally, the bank offers specialised products and services to all segments of individual customers such as Private Banking, Inner Circle and Nations Salary Saver, each with a variety of special features and attractions to customers to provide them with the most convenient banking solutions. The recently launched Nations MasterCard World and MasterCard Platinum branded signature based debit ‘Shopping Card’ will give customers access to over 1,000 ATMs locally as well as globally, and enable to shop with their card without having to carry cash, making its customers lives even more convenient. Speaking at the opening ceremony Director/CEO Renuka Fernando stated: “Our business customers are a strategically important sector to the economy. Through our innovative products and services which includes property based loans, working capital financing, cash management services, trade services for importers/exporters, guarantee facilities as well as leasing and factoring solutions, we will continue to empower the business community to meet their financial needs. We have established branches in key towns in order to give continuous support to businesses and rolled out a number of Nations Business Centres that serves as a one-stop-shop that is by unprecedented customer service coupled with 365 day banking and extended banking hours.” Nations Trust Bank PLC is one of the fastest growing banks in Sri Lanka today. Its market positioning of being the benchmark of customer convenience is ably supported by a host of financial products and services that is offered to a wide customer segment. The bank now operates 66 branches, an ATM network of 88 locations and is the sole issuer and acquirer for American Express cards in Sri Lanka.