Any bank can be identified for different purposes and hence can have several different identifiers.
BIC (Business Identifier Code) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.
A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).
MFI ID (Monetary Financial Institution Identifier) is a code, unique to each institution in the MFI list provided by ECB (European Central Bank). MFI ID is hence applicable to MFIs resident in the European Union.
The code is alphanumerical, with the first two digits representing the two-digit ISO code for the country of residence of the MFI and the remaining number of digits (no limit has been specified) is any combination of alphanumerical characters.
Bank Sort Code
Bank Sort Code is a code that uniquely identifies a financial institution within a country. Bank sort codes are usually assigned by National Central Banks and differ from BIC codes.
In Austria the code consists of five digits.
Company Registration Number
Company Registration Number is a distinctive code issued upon registration of a new company. This code can be used to find data about the company in a national company register.
Credit Rating is an opinion of a credit rating agency about credit worthiness of a company or a government.
Credit ratings assigned to BAWAG PSK as of July 2014 are shown in details in the following sections.
Long-term rating is for BAWAG PSK it is set to Baa2 (lower medium grade). Long-term bank deposit rating is Baa2 (lower medium grade). Bank financial strength rating is D+ (modest intrinsic financial strength). Short-term rating is not assigned.
Outlook for the ratings of BAWAG PSK is set to negative (may be lowered).
ECB Minimum Reserves Requirements (MRR)
Minimum reserves is the minimum amount of reserves a credit institution is required to hold with a central bank.
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