The global financial crisis had negative effect on Turkish people's confidence in banks and financial institutions, a survey revealed.
Nearly 56 percent of Turkish people have less confidence in banks when compared with pre-crisis period, according to a survey conducted in 13 European and Middle East countries by global market research firm Synovate.
70 percent of Turkish bank customers believe that the global financial crisis has affected and will continue to affect local banking industry. Clients in eight countries, out of 13 markets where the survey was conducted, have less confidence in financial institutions after the crisis.
Ukrainians top the list of customers with less confidence, while Greek and Hungarian people rank second and third. Turkish people are in the fourth place in this list.
According to Synovate survey, costumers in most of these markets do not think much of international banks. Hungarian and Greek people have the lowest confidence in international banks. They are followed by Turks and Czech people. Only 24 percent of Turkish and Czech customers think positive about international banks. 35 percent of Turks have confidence in local banks. Customers in United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have the most confidence in global banks.
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