cbe

USD
44.4074
45.2955
,
GBP
58.9316
60.1102
,
EUR
52.7604
53.8156
,
CHF
46.8194
47.7558
,
SEK
4.6847
4.7784
,
NOK
4.5733
4.6648
,
DKK
6.4197
6.5481
,
DJF
0.2467
0.2516
,
JPY
0.367
0.3743
,
CAD
32.2542
32.8993
,
SAR
10.7158
10.9301
,
AED
10.9405
10.9405
,
XAF
0.012
0.0122
,
INR
,
KES
,
AUD
29.615
30.2073
,
SDR
,
ZAR
,
CNY
6.2188
6.3432
,
KWD
141.1204
143.9428

awash

USD
44.4074
45.2955
,
EUR
52.7604
53.8156
,
GBP
61.7085
62.9427
,
CAD
35.64
36.3528
,
AED
12.0889
12.3307

abyssinia

USD
44.4074
45.2955
,
GBP
58.9316
60.1102
,
EUR
52.7604
53.8156
,
AED
10.9405
11.1593
,
NOK
4.5733
4.6648
,
SAR
10.7158
10.9301
,
SEK
4.6847
4.7784
,
CAD
32.2542
32.8993

abay

zemen

buna

USD
44.4074
45.2955
,
GBP
58.9316
60.1102
,
CHF
46.8194
47.7558
,
SEK
4.6847
4.7784
,
NOK
4.5733
4.6648
,
DKK
6.4197
6.5481
,
JPY
0.367
0.3743
,
CAD
32.2542
32.8993
,
SAR
10.7158
10.9301
,
AED
10.9405
11.1593
,
EUR
52.7604
53.8156
,
CNY
6.2188
6.3432
,
AUD
29.615
30.2073
,
KWD
141.1204
143.9428

nib

GBP
58.9316
60.1102
,
EUR
52.7604
53.8156
,
CHF
46.8194
47.7558
,
CAD
32.2542
32.8993
,
SEK
4.6847
4.7784
,
AED
10.9405
11.159311
,
SAR
10.7158
10.9301
,
ZAR
3.0631
3.1243
,
JPY
0.367
0.3743
,
KES
0.4056
0.4138
,
DJF
0.2467
0.2516
,
INR
0.5932
0.6051
,
CNY
6.2188
6.3432
,
DKK
6.4197
6.5481
,
NOK
4.5733
4.6648
,
AUD
29.615
30.2073
,
USD
44.4074
45.2955

berhan

USD
42.6401
43.4929
,
EUR
52.0678
53.1092
,
GBP
57.7916
58.9474

wegagen

USD
44.4074
45.2955
,
GBP
58.9316
60.1102
,
EURO
52.7604
53.8156
,
CAD
32.2602
32.9054
,
AUD
29.615
30.2073
,
CHF
46.7563
47.6914
,
SEK
4.685
4.7787
,
NOK
4.5734
4.6649
,
DKK
6.418
6.5464
,
DJF
0.2467
0.2516
,
INR
0.5964
0.6083
,
KSH
0.4081
0.4163
,
JPY
0.3661
0.3734
,
SAR
10.7046
10.9187
,
AED
10.9291
11.1477
,
ZAR
3.0477
3.1087
,
CNY
6.2125
6.3368
,
KWD
140.8454
143.6623

dgb

USD
44.3046
45.1907
,
GBP
61.8271
63.0636
,
EUR
52.6029
53.655
,
CHF
48.7614
49.7366
,
CAD
35.5575
36.2687
,
AUD
32.7367
33.3914
,
SEK
5.1737
5.2772
,
NOK
5.0619
5.1631
,
DKK
7.0729
7.2144
,
DJF
0.2461
0.251
,
INR
0.5967
0.6086
,
KSH
0.4076
0.4158
,
JPY
0.4036
0.4117
,
SAR
11.8127
12.049
,
AED
12.0606
12.3018
,
ZAR
3.0342
3.0949
,
CNY
6.8572
6.9943
,
KWD
147.2508
150.1958

enat

USD
44.4074
45.2955
,
EUR
52.7604
53.8156
,
GBP
61.7085
62.9427
,
CHF
49.0256
50.0061
,
SEK
5.1765
5.28
,
NOK
5.0534
5.1545
,
DKK
7.0936
7.2355
,
KES
0.4083
0.4165
,
JPY
0.4055
0.4136
,
DJF
0.2467
0.2516
,
CAD
35.64
36.3528
,
AUD
32.7238
33.3783
,
SAR
11.8407
12.0775
,
AED
12.0889
12.3307
,
ZAR
3.0831
3.1448
,
CNY
6.8716
7.009

addis

EUR
52.6029
53.655
,
GBP
59.0449
60.2258
,
USD
44.3046
45.1907

nbe

KWD
126.8085
129.34467
,
CNH
5.6258
5.738316
,
ZAR
2.6751
2.728602
,
AED
9.9063
10.104426
,
SDR
57.7908
58.946616
,
EUR
48.4016
49.369632
,
CAD
28.7765
29.35203
,
AUD
28.3265
28.89303
,
JPY
0.3389
0.345678
,
SAR
9.7001
9.894102
,
INR
0.5525
0.56355
,
DJF
0.2234
0.227868
,
KES
0.3664
0.373728
,
DKK
5.8896
6.007392
,
NOK
4.2714
4.356828
,
SEK
4.3114
4.397628
,
CHF
41.5822
42.413844
,
GBP
53.539
54.60978

dashen

USD
44.4074
45.2955
,
GBP
58.9316
60.1102
,
CHF
46.8194
47.7558
,
SEK
4.6847
4.7784
,
NOK
4.5733
4.6648
,
DKK
6.4197
6.5481
,
JPY
0.367
0.3743
,
CAD
32.2542
32.8993
,
SAR
10.7158
10.9301
,
AED
10.9405
11.1593
,
EUR
52.7604
53.8156
,
DJF
,
INR
,
KES
,
AUD
,
ZAR
,
CNY

oromia

USD
44.4074
45.2955
,
EUR
52.7604
53.8156
,
GBP
61.7085
63.9427
,
SAR
11.8407
12.0775
,
CHF
49.0256
50.0061
,
AED
12.0889
12.3307

lion

USD
44.3622
45.2494
,
GBP
59.1471
60.33
,
EUR
52.7422
53.797

coop

Abay Bank Review

Abay Bank

7.8

Abay Bank

Zero Balance Accounts

Muday Services

Agent Banking

Abay Bedeje

A banking service closer to home

Pros and Cons

Its services are from 9:00 PM Monday to Saturday.
Specific accounts can be opened with an initial of zero balance
  • Has less usage of Internet Banking

    Abay Bank Information

    Contact Information

    Diaspora Benefits

    • Investment Loan
    • Automobile Loan
    • Mortgage Loan
    • Consumer Loan
    • Optional Diaspora Saving Accounts

    Internet Banking

    • Can Check Balance
    • Can Transfer Money
    • View Account Statement
    • Can Control Progress
    • Can Pay Bills Online

    Mobile Banking

    • Mobile Application
    • Balance Inquery
    • USSD Application
    • Mobile Top Up
    • Money Transfer

    Loan Interest

    • Personal Automobile Loan 17
    • Diaspora Mortgage Loan 8.5
    • Corporate Loan 17.5
    • Investment Loan 17.5
    • Working Capital Loan 17.5

    Saving Interest

    • Personal Saving 7%
    • Women Saving 7.215%
    • Youth Saving 7.215%
    • Teen Saving 7.215%

    Abay Bank Exchange Rate

    Abay Bank

    Abay Bank was founded on July 14, 2010, and afterward started its operation on the 4th of November of 2010. More than 4,100 shareholders have invested in Abay Bank, and the capital has surpassed 2.5 Billion Birr, with a paid-up capital of 1.7 Billion Birr.

    Services Provided by Abay Bank

    Multichannel Banking

    Agent Banking

    With Agent Banking, Abay bank offers its banking services to cover unbanking customers, in alliance with the National Bank of Ethiopia’s directive

    Agent: is someone who is involved in a commercial/business activity and is contracted by a financial institution to issue the services of the financial institution on its behalf.

    Agent Banking is someone who takes care of the banking business on behalf of a financial institution via an agent. The agent uses various service delivery channels to conduct a banking service

    Abay Agent Banking service allows banking services via

    • Supermarket
    • Pharmacy
    • Kiosk, and
    • other outlets

    Abay Agent banking is known as “Abay Bedeje”, which means that the banking service is closer to home. Abay Bank’s Agent Banking services have the following:

    • Saving & Mobile Opening,
    • Deposit & Withdrawal on mobile account
    • Payment, etc.

    Savings Accounts

    Special Saving Account

    Children’s Saving Account

    The Children’s Special Saving Account is a special account opened by  Guardians/parents who are able to open an account for their children. With a better interest rate, parents/guardians can start saving for their kids with Abay Bank.

    Women’s Saving Account

    Abay Bank has an account specifically for women with better and enhanced features

    Abay Bank offers these features in the Women’s Special Saving Account:

    • Provided only for women
    • Withdrawal of cash is allowed at any time and any amount.
    • Women have a higher interest rate of 7.215% with Abay Bank
    • Can be opened by individuals or in joints
    • The initial balance can be zero balance as long as the customer is to make a deposit within a month of opening a Women’s Saving Account.
    Youth’s Saving Account

    Youth’s savings account is targeting individuals aged between 18 & 24. The account can be opened either individually or jointly as long as all the members are in the specified age group, which is 18 & 24. Youth customers of Abay Bank can enjoy the following services:Withdrawal of cash is allowed at any time and any amount,Youths’ saving account will have a higher interest rate amounting to 7.215%

    The initial balance can be zero balance as long as the customer is to make a deposit within a month of opening a Youth’s Saving Account

    Saving Deposit Account

    This is an interest-bearing deposit, which is allowed to have an initial deposit of 25 Birr as a minimum.

    Demand/ Current Account

    Operated by a cheque, a demand/current account is a non-interest bearing account with an initial deposit for individuals/individual trade operators of 250 Birr, and PLCs/others of 500 Birr.

    Fixed – Time Deposit Account

    The time deposit account receives a deposit for a certain timeframe, as Abay Bank provides a higher interest rate for such account holders. The minimum balance for a deposit is 100,000 Birr.

    Special Saving Account (SSA) | Negotiable Order of Withdrawal (NOW) Account

    NOW has a minimum deposit of 1,000 Birr. If An account has less than 50,000 Birr, it is not to bear any interest.

    Abay Bank allows those interested to have an interest in their SSA/NOW accounts to have a frequency of withdrawals of 3 times per month.

    No passbook is required to operate SSA/ NOW account. As an alternative, Abay bank is to issue a checkbook.

    Provident Fund Account

    This is tailored to serve the adminis­tration of provident funds accounts.

    Zero Balance Account

    By transferring funds from a savings account, Abay Bank offers a Zero Balance Account type for its customers, which sustains a contributing account at zero.

    Abay Bank Exchange Rate

    Exchange Rate for Abay Bank and all other banks can be found here.

    Foreign – Currency Accounts

    If the source of the fund is from abroad, a customer can open a foreign currency account with Abay Bank, where the source of the fund is to be maintained in either hard currency or in Birr. Abay Bank offers many types of Foreign Currency Accounts:

    • Diaspora Accounts
    • Non-Resident Transferable
    • Non-Resident Transferable Foreign-Currency
    • Non-Resident Non-transferable

    Credit (Loan Facility)

    Abay Bank S.C. is providing Loans and Advances to the following Economic Sectors in the form of Term Loan, Overdraft Facility, and Revolving Facilities.

    Abay Banks offers loans and advances as term loans, overdraft facility, and revolving facilities for these sectors:

    • International Trade:
      • Export
      • Import
    • Domestic Trade and Service
    • Mines, Power & Water Resources
    • Building & Construction
    • Agriculture
    • Hotels & Tourism
    • Manufacturing & Industry
    • Transport & Communication

    Abay Bank launched its special facilities, such as:

    • Diaspora Investment Loan
    • Private Employment Agencies & Overseas Workers Loans

    Additionally, Abay Bank has credit Products that include:

    • Long Term Project Financing: Either independently or via Long Term Project
    • Financing independently or via Syndicate arrangement
    • Import Letter of Credit & Credit Settlement Loan
    • Merchandise Loan
    • Overdraft, Overdrawal, and Temporary Overdrafts Facilities
    • Pre-shipment, Revolving, and Advance on Export Bills Credit Facility

    Abay Bank also has credit facilities to:

    • Entrepreneurs
    • Consulting Firms
    • Municipalities, City & Towns
    • Micro-Finance Institutions, and
    • Other banks.

    Guarantee Facilities

    Upon the request of its customers, Abay Bank is able to issue several types of forms of local guarantees, such as:

    • Advance Payment Guarantee
    • Performance Bond Guarantee
    • Bid Bond Guarantee
    • Suppliers Credit Guarantee, etc.

    International Banking

    Many varieties of inter­national banking services that are offered by Abay Bank, for example:

    For Export
    • Documentary Collections
    • Advance Payment
    • Consignment Basis
    • Letter of Credit
    For Import
    • Imports on Advance Payment ‘TT’
    • Documentary Collection, known as ‘Import CAD’
    • Documentary Credit, known as ‘Import L/C’
    Foreign Bank Guarantee
    • Bid and/or Performance Bond
    • Advance Payment & others
    Correspondent Bank

    For a long time, Abay Bank has been working with prestigious and international correspondent banks

    Diaspora Banking

    With Abay Bank’s Diaspora Banking, customers are promised to have access to:

    Credit Facilities:

    • Diaspora Mortgage Loan,
    • Diaspora Investment Loan.
    • Abay Bank’s abroad’s agents
    • Insurance Service, as Abay Bank will act as a facilitator

    Diaspora Mortgage Loan

    As Abay Bank is in the role of the facilitator for its Diaspora customers, they can now own their house by just saving 40% of the cost in foreign currency, as the bank offers and arranges mortgage loan scheme

    Interest-Free Banking (IFB)

    IFB banking service offered by Abay Bank can be utilized by governmental/non-governmental organizations ‘NGOs’ and individuals. As it is following the principles of Sharia law in all of its branches, Abay Bank is committed to offering the support of modern technology, which includes these services:

    • Mudarabah Term Deposit | Investment Account
    • Mudarabah Saving Account.
    • Wadiah Current as well as Saving Account

    Interest-Free Financing Services

    • Free
      • Cost Loans | Qard Al-Hasan
    • Istisna
    • Ijarah
    • Mudarabah
    • Murabaha
    • Musharakah
    • Salam

    Others

    • Foreign Exchange Services
    • Hawala
    • Letter of Guarantee Facility | Kafala,

    Under the Interest-Free Banking Services, businesses related to usury/ interest, alcohol, pork, gambling, casino, pornography, dead meat, and dead animal trading are prohibited.

    Other Services

    Apart from all those services, Abay Bank prides itself in bringing other services as well, such as:

    “Muday” Saving Account Service

    Muday account allows customers to save money at their home in boxes and deposit that saved amount on a timely basis in their saving account at any branch.

    Gift Card Saving Account Service

    Customers who want to present gifts to their family, friends, and relatives can now do that at special events, such as holidays, Birthdays, Weddings, Graduations, etc.

    The gift card account can be converted into instant cash or be used to buy goods & services from stores that have Abay Bank as their partners.

    Club Saving Account Service

    This account type allows its account holders to have a better and higher interest rate to save money for specific purposes for the purpose of vacations and/or trips, like holidays, birthdays, weddings, etc

    Education Saving Account Service

    This authorizes Abay Bank’s customers to cover expenses for their children in regards to educational fees at all the levels

    • Primary Cycle Education
    • Tertiary or postgraduate levels
    Van Banking Service

    Abay Bank has its services via Van Banking Services, to reach places and locations where banks aren’t available and cover less populated areas.

    Senior Citizens’ Saving Account Service

    Senior Citizens by Abay Bank has higher interest rates for its account holders who are 50 years old and more, as those interested people can have their accounts opened easily and start saving their money.

    Charity Saving Account

    This is a premium interest-bearing saving account that is targeted to raise funds from money deposited by individuals or Governmental & Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

    Those who are interested to support a charity institution can now do that by having their interest earned on their deposited money to go to such charities.

    The calculated interest rate will be transferred to a charity organization that is to be used for charitable purposes

    Digital Banking

    Abay Online Banking

    Abay E-Banking has customers in control of their own financial operations. Access to Abay Bank account online has become much easier. You can basically conduct any financial operation wherever you are, whenever you want. Abay Online Banking includes Balance & Loan inquiry, Card information inquiry, Loan request, Fund transfer, Ordering & opposing checkbook, Short statement, Daily & previous day’s foreign exchange rate, Salary & Bills payment, Activation, deactivation, request of cards, and replacement of cards, and more

    Abay Card Banking

    You can access your banking services at any time via Abay ATMs, as it provides the following: >Fund transfer, Statement request, Order a Checkbook, Cardless transaction to send and receive money, Check to stop payment order, Balance inquiry, Cash withdrawal, Short statements, and Other services.

    Abay Mobile Banking

    Abay Mobile Banking services are found on all mobile platforms, using the application on both Android and IOS or the USSD. Not only does it serve its customers, but also every mobile subscriber. It provides the following two sub-services:

    Informational Services:
    • Balance Request: this shows you the available balance currently in your account.
    • Short Statement Request: A Short Statement informs you about your latest 5 transactions you have done on your account.
    • Cheque book request: Abay Bank’s customers are able to execute a request for cheque books if their account possesses a cheque facility.
    Financial and Banking News
    • Geolocations: Abay Bank’s Geolocation service within Abay Mobile Banking lets you know about the nearby locations of ATM, Branch, Agent Locations, and how distant you are from those locations
      • Forex Rates
      • Contacts
    • Transactional Services:
      • Money Send / Transfer
      • This is a money transfer where one executes transactions to another one’s account, or to a phone number if the recipient is a walk-in customer. He/she is to see our agents and then be able to fetch the sent money.
      • Utility Payments
        • Using Abay Bank’s Agents, the customers can do payments to merchants, such as retail businesses, restaurants, and paying bills by a mobile phone; and that all can be done once an agent of Abay Bank is found.
    • Cash Deposit
      • You must be a customer of Abay Bank to do deposits and credit an account. Walk-in customers don’t have the permission to deposit money into an account.
    • Cash Withdrawal
      • Customers can debit their account if it has been credited either in:<
        • Person to Person credit
        • Account to Person credit
        • Cash-out transfer
          • In this case, the customer has to have both a withdrawal and reference number, as the customer is expected to have them.
    • Customers can conduct cash withdrawals in any of these channels:
      • ATM
      • Agents
        • In Agents Cash Withdrawal, there is no ATM card needed to execute such a service.
    • Bill Payments
    • Customers can pay recurring payments and do transactions and send transactions with companies that have pre-agreed to work with Abay Ban
    • E-Top up
    • Customers of Abay Bank can also fetch airtime to recharge their number from the application.

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