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Global Finance names theWorld’s Best Internet Banks for 2009 at Awards Dinner in New York.

 

NEW YORK, November 5, 2009 — On November 4th, 2009 Global Finance presented its World’s Best Internet Bank Awards at an awards dinner in New York. A full report will appear in the December 2009 issue of Global Finance.

 

Global Finance’s World Best Internet Bank Awards are based on submissions from banks that wish to be considered. This year, 222 individual banks from around the world entered the competition. Representatives from Infosys Technologies Limited comprised the judging panel. Based on the judges’ evaluations, Global Finance’s editors made the fnal selections.

 

Winners were selected based on strength of strategy for attracting and servicing online customers, success in getting clients to use web offerings, growth of online customer base, breadth of products offered, evidence of tangible benefts gained from internet initiatives, and web site design and functionality. Sub-category winners were selected on the basis of relative strength of those products and services.

 

At the November 4th Awards Dinner, the overall winners for Regional and Global Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks as well as Regional and Global Consumer Internet Banks were announced. Also announced were the overall global sub-category winners. The grand prize of Best Overall Global Internet Bank was presented to Citi.

 

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Global Finance names the World’s Best Internet Banks for 2009

Global Winners
Best Overall Internet Bank – Global Citi
Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank – Global Citi
Best Consumer Internet Bank - Global
HSBC
Regional Winners:Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks
North America Citi
Europe HSBC
Asia/Pacifc
HSBC
Latin America
Banamex/Citi
Central and Eastern Europe
Bank Pekao
Middle East/Africa
Citi
Regional Winners: Best Consumer Internet Banks
North America
Wells Fargo
Europe
Garanti Bank
Asia/Pacifc
Citi
Latin America
Banco Santander
Central and Eastern Europe
Swedbank
Middle East and Africa
HSBC
Global Sub-Category Winners: Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks
Best Investment Management Services
Citi
Best Online Cash Management Site
Citi
Best Trade Finance Services
HSBC
Best Web Site Design
HSBC
Best Integrated Corporate Bank Site
ICBC
Best Information Security Initiatives
HSBC
Global Sub-Category Winners: Best Consumer Internet Banks
Best Investment Management Services
Bank Hapoalim
Best Bill Payment & Presentment
Citi
Best Online Consumer Credit Site
HSBC
Best Web Site Design
Commonwealth Bank
Best Integrated Consumer Bank Site
Banco Santander
Best Information Security Initiatives
HSBC
Best Online Deposits Acquisition
HSBC