The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has seen a perceptible increase in the number transactions happening at its multiple digital channels, with the percentage moving from 60 per cent in the pre-pandemic period to 67 per cent currently, chairman Dinesh Khara said.

In a bid to grab as many home loan customers as possible before the fiscal year ends, State Bank of India (SBI) and Kotak Mahindra Bank have sweetened their offer in this segment by cutting interest rates by up to 10 basis points (100bps = 1 percentage point).

The State Bank of India (SBI) provides annuity deposit scheme with a fixed amount every month after making a one-time lump sum payment. Any individuals, including minors, can opt for the plan and mode of holding could be singly or jointly.

HDFC Bank has outdone State Bank of India (SBI) in disbursements under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) introduced by the government as a part of the Covid relief package.

India’s largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), plans to double its home loan portfolio to Rs 10 lakh crore ($137 billion) in the next five year after crossing the 5 trillion-mark in January, the bank’s top executive said.

State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender by assets, reported a 7% fall in third-quarter profit on Thursday, hurt by higher provisions. Net profit fell to Rs 5,196 crore ($712.73 million) for the three months ended December 31.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said state-owned SBI, along with private sector lenders ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank continue to be domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs) or institutions which are ‘too big to fail’.

PSU lenders back Piramal’s DHFL bid

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Public sector banks, led by SBI, are understood to be in favour of the resolution plan submitted by Piramal Group for troubled housing finance company DHFL. PSU lenders hold a significant portion of the debt and are likely to determine the direction of voting by financial creditors, which concludes on January 15.

Citing continuous revisions in India’s GDP estimates as the current norm, State Bank of India (SBI) revised their second-quarter (Q2) GDP to -10.7 per cent from -12.5 per cent with a positive bias, in a research report from SBI Ecowrap on Friday.

SBI, the country’s largest lender by assets, posted a 52% rise in second-quarter profit on Wednesday, helped by higher income from its treasury operations and a drop in bad loan provisions. The results come as consumer demand picks up during India’s festive season.

Delhi high court on Monday sought the Centre and State Bank of India’s (SBI’s) reply to former Reliance Communications (RCom) chairman Anil Ambani’s plea to include the Chinese banks, which have got a decree of $717 million against him from a court in United Kingdom, in the proceedings here related to recovery of Rs 1200 … Continue reading HC seeks Centre, SBI stand in Anil Ambani case

The government on Tuesday appointed SBI managing director Dinesh Kumar Khara to head the country’s largest bank on incumbent Rajneesh Kumar’s retirement. His appointment will be effective from October 7 for 3 years. Separately, the Banks Board Bureau has recommended the appointment of Swaminthan Janakiraman and Ashwini Kumar Tewari as managing directors of SBI.

A vacancy was created in March this year after the bank’s former CFO Prashant Kumar put in his papers to join Yes Bank as an RBI-appointed MD & CEO to implement a rescue package. In the interim, C Venkat Nageshwar was officiating as the CFO.

With the upcoming festive season, the country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced a slew of festive offers for its retail borrowers including 100 per cent waiver of processing fee for all customers applying for car, gold, and personal loans through Yono.

State Bank of India’s (SBI’s) specially-carved vertical for financial inclusion is looking to ramp up its network of customer service points (CSPs) by adding close to 11,000 new centres during the second half of the current fisal.

State Bank of India will provide relief to home and retail loan borrowers impacted by Covid-19 in the form of either a moratorium of up to 24 months or by rescheduling instalments and extending the tenure by a period equivalent to the moratorium granted. ​​​​​The moratorium period can be extended by a maximum of 2 … Continue reading SBI offers up to 2 years repayment relief for home & retail loans

India’s largest lender the State of Bank of India (SBI) on Monday launched an online portal for implementation of loan restructuring scheme to provide relief to its customers amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Retail borrowers can easily check their eligibility for restructuring of their loans through the portal.

These watches will have contactless payment functions. With this launch, account holders of the bank can tap their Titan Pay watch on contactless payment point-of-sale (POS) machines without the need of swiping or inserting their debit card, the bank said in a statement.

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) will make OTP-based cash withdrawal facility operational round the clock at its ATMs for transactions of Rs 10,000 and above from September 18. In January this year, the lender had introduced OTP-based cash withdrawals for above Rs 10,000 between 8 PM–8 AM through all its ATMs.

SBI moots VRS, about 30,000 eligible

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In a bid to optimise costs, SBI has planned a voluntary retirement scheme under which over 30,000 employees are eligible. The total employee strength of country’s largest lender stood at about 2.49 lakh at the end of March 2020 as compared to 2.57 lakh a year ago.

The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday said it proposes to recruit 14,000 employees during the current year and its ‘on tap VRS’ is not a cost-cutting exercise. The country’s largest lender has planned a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) under which about 30,190 employees are eligible.

The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) on Friday recommended State Bank of India’s (SBI’s) senior-most managing director Dinesh Kumar Khara as the next chairman of the country’s largest lender. Khara will replace SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar, whose three-year term ends on Oct 7. Members of BBB interviewed four managing directors of SBI on Friday for the … Continue reading Dinesh Khara recommended to be next SBI chief