private sector banks

Higher NPA provisioning to impact banks in 2018/19: Moody's

Higher NPA provisioning to impact banks in 2018/19: Moody's

The government in October last year announced plans to infuse Rs 2.11 lakh crore into PSU banks over the next two years.

Jan 04, 2018, 15:00 PM IST
Credit growth of banks slowed to 8.1% in 2016-17: Report

Credit growth of banks slowed to 8.1% in 2016-17: Report

"The gross non-performing advances (GNPA) of banks rose to 9.6 per cent in March, 2017 from 7.5 per cent in March, 2016. The net NPA ratio of banks stood at 5.5 per cent in March 2017," the report said.

Sep 02, 2017, 15:43 PM IST
Bank unions call for all-India strike on August 22

Bank unions call for all-India strike on August 22

 Bank employee unions have called for a nation-wide strike on August 22 to protest against privatisation and merger of public sector banks, among other demands, a union leader said on Monday.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Bandhan Bank reports Rs 1,111 crore net profit for FY17

Private sector lender Bandhan Bank on Thursday reported a net profit of Rs 1,111 crore for fiscal 2017 and announced that the small business segment will be its area of focus in the coming times.

Apr 27, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Ind-Ra maintains stable outlook for large public, private banks

Ind-Ra maintains stable outlook for large public, private banks

Domestic rating agency Indian Ratings and Research on Wednesday released a report on health of large public sector banks and private banks.

Feb 15, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

RBI tweaks shareholding norms for private sector banks

The Reserve Bank has issued new guidelines on ownership in private sector banks by bundling shareholding patterns into two broad categories of individuals (natural persons) and legal entities/institutions, but retained the cap on foreign ownership at 74 percent.

May 13, 2016, 08:59 AM IST

No rethink on Mar'17 deadline for banks on balance sheets: RBI

The restructured and bad assets combined together have gone over 13 percent.

Jan 29, 2016, 23:48 PM IST

Chennai floods: Banks to remain open on Sunday

The banks have also been asked to replenish cash in all ATMs.

Dec 04, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

10.17 cr people enrolled under 2 social security schemes: FM

"As far as the two insurance schemes, Sukasha and Jeevan Jyoti, are concerned we have now touched a figure of 10.17 crore. In just one month and three days we have already crossed the 10 crore figure," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters here.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

ATM use: HDFC Bank to stop paper slips,to send detailed SMSes

This is a part of the digital initiative for the bank, under which it had last year launched the 'Green PIN' scheme wherein card-users were given the PIN numbers electronically rather than in a printed kit, the official said.

May 31, 2015, 12:40 PM IST

Yes Bank plans up to $1 billion share sale

Yes Bank Ltd, India`s fifth-biggest private sector lender by assets, said on Wednesday its board approved a plan to raise up to $1 billion by selling stock in local or overseas markets to shore up its capital base.

Apr 22, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Yes Bank targets larger share of retail market

Yes Bank, India`s fourth-largest private sector lender by assets, aims to increase the proportion of retail deposits on its books to 60 percent in three years as it expands its appeal to consumers to take on its bigger rivals.

Mar 17, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

PSU banks account for over 90% of total bad loans in FY'14

Private sector banks had gross NPAs of Rs 22,738 crore as of March 31, 2014.

Nov 25, 2014, 20:43 PM IST

PM to launch Jan Dhan Yojana on Aug 28; 1 crore bank A/Cs on day 1

The government plans a mega launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 28, which is likely to see opening of one crore bank accounts on the first day itself.

Aug 26, 2014, 20:00 PM IST

ICICI to open branches in Australia, SA, Mauritius: Kochhar

ICICI has the largest overseas network among Indian private sector banks.

Jun 30, 2014, 20:06 PM IST

Private banks at high risk of losing customers: IBM study

Private sector banks in India are at a greater risk of losing their customers on account of non-satisfactory services as compared to public sector banks, says a study by technology giant IBM.

Mar 13, 2014, 13:48 PM IST

No improvement likely on bad loan front; PSBs to blame: Icra

Icra said the RBI's proposed framework for the early detection of NPAs and better management of bad assets can be a positive for the sector.

Mar 06, 2014, 19:30 PM IST

Bank licences: Jalan panel submits recommendations to RBI

The Bimal Jalan panel, which scrutinised applications for new bank licences, Tuesday submitted its report along with shortlisted entities to the Reserve Bank of India.

Feb 25, 2014, 17:45 PM IST

Public sector bank staff start two-day strike; operations hit

Private sector banks such as ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank were functioning normally because their staff are not on strike.

Feb 10, 2014, 12:50 PM IST

Foreign banks to gain from subsidiarisation route: Deloitte

The Reserve Bank guidelines for foreign banks to operate through wholly-owned subsidiaries in India is a step in the right direction as they play an important role in economic growth, a study said.

Nov 28, 2013, 18:16 PM IST