9 December 2011
Standard Bank Group awarded Best Foreign Bank in Russian Precious Metals Market
Standard Bank Group's expertise in the commodities sector has been recognised by
an award from the Russian Bullion Market Association for Best Foreign Bank in the
Russian precious metals market.
The 6th Annual Russian Bullion Awards is organised by Russkiy Zolotoy Portal, the
primary information source for the precious metals market in Russia. Standard Bank
Group has regularly been recognised by the Russian Bullion Market Association and
has always been placed in the top three since 2006.
Katarina Cvijovic, Head of Precious Metals at Standard Bank Group, says: "We are
delighted to receive such industry recognition for our successes and expertise in
this market. These awards recognise Standard Bank Group's commitment to the Russian
precious metals market and, more so, demonstrate the value and recognition by our
clients and other market participants for the value we bring."
The seminar and awards dinner attracted Russian bullion banks as well as international
banks, producers and refineries from Russia and Kazakhstan. The majority of Russian
Bullion banks were included in the voting panel.