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Banks close FY19 with 13.24% credit growth, deposits up 10.03%

Banks closed fiscal 2019 with robust disbursals that rose in double-digits for the second year in row, after the sub-5 percent in FY17, which was the lowest in five decades. According to the Reserve Bank data released Thursday, bank credit rose 13.24 percent to Rs 97.67 lakh crore for the fortnight to March 29, while deposits grew by 10.03 percent to Rs ... Read More »

Bank deposits face competition from company NCDs

Banks are facing fresh challenges in mobilising deposits as their non-bank rivals are attracting savers with higher returns on bonds. Aggregate deposits of banks have shrunk by Rs 4410 crore in the fortnight ending March 15, and with about half-a-dozen NBFCs looking to mop up about Rs 3000 crore in non-convertible debentures (NCD), banks have their task cut out to ... Read More »

These Banks Pay Up To 9.55% Interest On Fixed Deposits Below Rupees 1 Crore

tate Bank of India (SBI), offers 6.8 per cent interest for a tenure of one year to less than two years. Small finance banks (SFBs) are niche banks which aim to extend financial services to under-banked customers. Since these banks are new, they offer higher interest rates than mainstream banks because they want to attract more customers. They also offer ... Read More »

Should Indians be worried about the safety of their bank deposits? What we know (and what we don’t)

The Finance Ministry in a series of tweets earlier this week clarified that rights of depositors will not be compromised by the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, or FRDI Bill, expected to be tabled in the Parliament in the upcoming winter session. The ministry said that “besides providing similar protection /guarantee of Rs.1 lakh to depositors,as it exists today, the ... Read More »