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SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya among Fortune's 50 greatest leaders of the world

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya among Fortune's 50 greatest leaders of the world

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya and Indian-origin physician Raj Panjabi have been named by Fortune magazine among the world's 50 greatest leaders who are transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same.

Repair rural household economy to sustain growth: SBI chief

Repair rural household economy to sustain growth: SBI chief

Calling for focussing on farm sector growth to sustain higher overall growth, the State Bank of India on Friday said revival in credit demand will stay low until the balance sheets of the rural households are repaired.

SBI justifies penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in savings a/c; says need money to bear Jan Dhan costs

SBI justifies penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in savings a/c; says need money to bear Jan Dhan costs

Facing a backlash for levying penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in accounts, SBI on Wednesday justified its move saying the bank needs to impose some charges to balance the "burden" of managing a large number of no-frills Jan Dhan accounts.

Note ban: SBI chief says situation will normalise by February-end

Note ban: SBI chief says situation will normalise by February-end

State Bank of India Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya today said the prevailing situation arising out of demonetisation will get normalised by end-February, emphasising the need to promote digitisation of economy.

SBI pushes merger of 5 associate banks, BMB to next fiscal

SBI pushes merger of 5 associate banks, BMB to next fiscal

State Bank chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya today hinted that the mega merger of its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) could be pushed to the next financial year as it is still awaiting the government notification on the move.

See normalcy in banking system by February-end: SBI Chairperson

See normalcy in banking system by February-end: SBI Chairperson

After a New Year gift of 0.9 percentage point cut in lending rates, State Bank of India (SBI) Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya on Monday said she saw normalcy return to the banking system by end-February or March, with uptake in credit growth.

Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal restrictions likely to continue beyond December 30

Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal restrictions likely to continue beyond December 30

Since RBI and printing presses are unable to keep pace with the demand of new currency notes, restrictions on withdrawal of cash from banks and ATMs may likely to continue beyond December 30 

Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal limit deadline may be extended beyond December 30, says SBI Chairman

Demonetisation: Cash withdrawal limit deadline may be extended beyond December 30, says SBI Chairman

Even as the window for depositing demonetised notes ends on December 30, the restrictions on cash withdrawal from banks and automated teller machines (ATMs) are expected to continue for a little longer.

SBI to calibrate 1,000 ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday: Arundhati Bhattacharya

SBI to calibrate 1,000 ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday: Arundhati Bhattacharya

State Bank of India (SBI) expects to calibrate 1,000 of its ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday night, its Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya said on Sunday.

SBI gets Rs 53,000 crore deposits till mid-day

SBI gets Rs 53,000 crore deposits till mid-day

SBI Friday said it has received deposits worth Rs 53,000 crore after the government scrapped Rs 500/1,000 notes and has exchanged currency worth about Rs 1,500 crore so far.

SBI says 'consistently' passed on RBI's rate cut to borrowers

SBI says 'consistently' passed on RBI's rate cut to borrowers

Country's largest lender SBI on Monday said it has consistently passed on RBI's rate cuts to borrowers and would further reduce the lending rate in the near term, benefiting auto and home loan seekers.

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya gets a second term, for a year

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya gets a second term, for a year

After creating history by becoming the first woman to head the nation's largest lender State Bank of India, Arundhati Bhattacharya today earned another first by landing an extension for a year.

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya gets 1-year extension

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya gets 1-year extension

Government has given one-year extension to SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya amid the lender's consolidation with its associate banks.

NPAs to dip on high industrial capacity utilisation: SBI chief

NPAs to dip on high industrial capacity utilisation: SBI chief

SBI chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya Monday said the stressed assets level in the banking sector will come down once the key industrial sectors start functioning at their optimum capacity.

Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chanda Kochhar among most powerful women outside US

Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chanda Kochhar among most powerful women outside US

India's top women bankers, SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI head Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma, are among the 50 most powerful women based outside the US

Arundhati Bhattacharya hopes to kick off SBI's mega merger by October-end

Arundhati Bhattacharya hopes to kick off SBI's mega merger by October-end

SBI hopes to kick off merger of its associates as well as Bharatiya Mahila Bank with itself by October-end and try to complete the process by March next, making it the 45th largest lender globally in terms of assets.

No bubble in retail loans: SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya on Raghuram Rajan remarks

No bubble in retail loans: SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya on Raghuram Rajan remarks

Within days of Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan expressing concerns on banks' aggressive retail play at the cost of infra financing, SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya Monday said there is no bubble-like situation in the consumer lending segment.

PSU banks overpay at bottom, underpay at top; I too feel 'under-paid': Raghuram Rajan

PSU banks overpay at bottom, underpay at top; I too feel 'under-paid': Raghuram Rajan

SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya got just about Rs 31.1 lakh in the fiscal year 2015-16, while private sector major HDFC Bank's MD Aditya Puri's total remuneration for the same period was more than 30-times higher at Rs 9.7 crore.

SBI begins to look bullish at credit growth

SBI begins to look bullish at credit growth

State Bank chief Arundhati Bhattacharya on Tuesday said the nation's largest lender is likely to upwardly revise its credit growth target for the current financial year beyond the budgeted 12 percent.

 Inflation to ease with monsoon impact on veggie prices: SBI

Inflation to ease with monsoon impact on veggie prices: SBI

SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya on Monday said the progress of monsoon has been normal and inflation will cool down once the rainfall gets factored into the vegetable prices.