Many banks to open new outlets

Many banks in the Czech Republic plan to open dozens of new outlets in 2012, the biggest expansion being planned by UniCredit Bank which wants to open over 50 outlets, the ctk news agency reports. Česká sporitelna wants to open 14 new outlets and Poštovní sporitelna of the CSOB group plans to open 13 outlets. In contrast, Komerční banka and Raiffeisenbank said they had completed the main expansion of their outlet networks last year. Banks currently operate more than 2,000 outlets around the country..