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14.10.2019

33rd Alpbach Financial Symposium
Most Innovative Financial Service 2019: Treasury Business Trader of UniCredit Bank Austria

  • The Treasury Business Trader of UniCredit Bank Austria is a web-based tool specially designed for trading currencies
  • Award "Most Innovative Financial Service of the Year" goes to UniCredit Bank Austria for the tenth time in a row

At the 33rd Alpbach Financial Symposium, the participants of the forum selected the Treasury Business Trader of UniCredit Bank Austria as the most innovative financial service 2019. This is the tenth time in a row that UniCredit Bank Austria has received this award.

Susanne Wendler, UniCredit Bank Austria Board Member for “Unternehmerbank”: "Digitalisation is progressing rapidly also in the corporate customer sector. As a leading corporate bank, we support our customers with a wide range of digital services, from simple electronic banking to special solutions for complex financial management. That our Treasury Business Trader received this award by decision-makers from the business world confirms our pioneering role as the most innovative bank in Austria".

Trading currencies and financial instruments - with the Treasury Business Trader, customers of UniCredit Bank Austria have direct and free access to international financial markets in order to trade currencies and financial instruments conveniently.

The Treasury Business Trader, the digital and simple solution for trading currencies and financial instruments, transmits prices for relevant currencies to the customer's PC. Customers can conclude transactions by clicking a button and conveniently trade the desired currencies and financial instruments via a user-friendly interface. They can choose between spot and forward transactions (including maturities) as well as currency swaps. 

"At UniCredit Bank Austria, we use digitalisation as a driver for the ongoing improvement and efficiency enhancement of our offering. With our digital services, we primarily offer companies to simplify, accelerate and optimize their processes. The Treasury Business Trader gives our customers direct and free access to international financial markets in order to conveniently trade currencies and financial instruments," says Günter Schubert, UniCredit Bank Austria Board Member for Corporate & Investment Banking.

UniCredit uses digitalisation as a central lever for the transformation and development of its entire Group. Under the current strategic plan, UniCredit is investing 1.7 billion euros in IT and digital innovation across the Group by the end of 2019. 

Enquiries
UniCredit Bank Austria Pressestelle
Franziska Schenker, Tel.: +43 (0) 5 05 05-51417;
E-Mail: franziska.schenker@unicreditgroup.at