What Are Some Common Banks in Belgium?


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As of 2015, KBC Bank, ING Belgium, Argenta, and Rabobank Belgium are some of the common banks in Belgium. Others include Keytrade Bank, Dexia and the National Bank of Belgium.

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KBC Bank is a universal bank in Belgium that concentrates on medium and small-sized enterprises and private clients. Other than concentrating on Belgium home markets, the bank also concentrates on some countries in eastern and central Europe.

ING Belgium is the fourth-largest bank in Germany as of 2015. It is a universal bank.

Argenta is an insurance and banking group with headquarters in Antwerp. It was established in 1956.

Rabobank Belgium has had a branch in Antwerp since 1984. The branch concentrates on leasing services and corporate banking. Furthermore, the bank has investment funds, savings accounts and term deposit services, which it provides to the country's retail market through Rabobank.be, an Internet bank.

The Belgian central bank established the National Bank of Belgium on May 5, 1850. The Belgian government owns 50 percent of the bank's shares while the other 50 percent of the stock trades on Euronext Brussels.

Keytrade Bank leads online trading in Belgium and is a part of Credit Agricole Group. The bank uses the online platform to offer all its trading and banking services.

As a Belgian-French financial institution, Dexia provides a wide range of insurance products, private and commercial banking services to more than 6 million customers as of 2015.

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