Mumbai: State-run insurance behemoth LIC has emerged as India's top-notch brand in banking and financial services industry (BFSI) category.
The BFSI category had 29 contenders and LIC was the only PSU insurer in the list, according to a report.
The insurance giant is closely followed by private sector financial powerhouse ICICI, which ranked second in the category, said the report titled 'India's Most Attractive Brands'.
SBI was third in BFSI category, but it tops the list of India's most attractive brands. The list, which had more than 250 entities, included half a dozen insurance firms and 19 banks of which 10 are Government-run.
The rankings were based on a survey conducted across 16 cities by Trust Research Advisory, a brand intelligence company.
Axis Bank has emerged as the most attractive private lender in India, while HSBC was adjudged as India's most attractive foreign bank.
Of the 10 PSU lenders in the list, UCO Bank was ranked second, after SBI, and it is followed by PNB, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Union Bank, Dena Bank, United Bank of India, Canara Bank and SBJJ Bank.
First Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 23:46