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  • Foreign banks have edge over local banks in FCNR(B): Nomura Oct 05, 2013 05:01 PM IST

    Foreign banks have edge over local banks in FCNR(B): Nomura

    Leverage is a key factor in FCNR (B) and obviously when it comes to availing of leverage it is the foreign banks which have an advantage because they can use their home country balance sheets or parent balance sheets to provide that leverage, says Neeraj Gambhir, co-head of fixed income at Nomura.

  • SBI well capitalised; rating cut won't impact local biz: MD Sep 24, 2013 09:16 AM IST

    SBI well capitalised; rating cut won't impact local biz: MD

    Capital is not a problem for SBI, infact it is above what has been recommended by basel III. Arundathi Bhattacharya, managing director, State Bank of India, doesn't expect any impact of the rating downgrade on the domestic front.

  • On verge of extinction, UP sugar mills send 'SoS' to govt Sep 23, 2013 01:50 PM IST

    On verge of extinction, UP sugar mills send 'SoS' to govt

    Sugar cane prices have increased 17 percent on average for the last three years, while sugar prices have been lower by nearly 10 percent year-on-year (YoY).

  • No revival till 2014 polls; rate hike to hit infra: Gammon Sep 20, 2013 04:11 PM IST

    No revival till 2014 polls; rate hike to hit infra: Gammon

    Gammon Infra feels that the infrastructure sector may see no recovery till 2014 polls as there will be political indecisions and lack of stability. The PPP projects may also see a rise in debts in case banks decided to pass on rate hikes to the customers.

  • Short term rates will continue to stay high: SBI chairman Sep 20, 2013 03:23 PM IST

    Short term rates will continue to stay high: SBI chairman

    Pratip Chadhuri, chairman, State Bank of India, says the short term rates will continue to stay high as long as government treasury bills are being auctioned at 11-11.5 percent.

  • Continue to see extreme liquidity tightness: SBI head Sep 20, 2013 10:16 AM IST

    Continue to see extreme liquidity tightness: SBI head

    State Bank of India chairman Pratip Chaudhuri, expects SBI‘s net interest margins to be in the range of 3.55-3.60 percent. He said he has recommended to the RBI that it reduce Cash Reserve Ratio by 1 percentage point.

  • Won't raise rates now; see NIMs at 3.5-3.6%: SBI Aug 22, 2013 12:17 PM IST

    Won't raise rates now; see NIMs at 3.5-3.6%: SBI

    Arundhati Bhattacharya, managing director, State Bank of India says that the bank is not dependent on wholesale funding.

  • Incremental relief on CRR/SLR not very material: SBI Aug 16, 2013 10:40 AM IST

    Incremental relief on CRR/SLR not very material: SBI

    Already FCNB rates are at LIBOR plus 300 and it is difficult to locate borrowers at that level. If the rates were raised to LIBOR plus 400-450, it would be more competitive but it will be very difficult to find enough borrowers.

  • Will SBI turn around after lower-than-expected Q1 earnings? Aug 12, 2013 07:50 PM IST

    Will SBI turn around after lower-than-expected Q1 earnings?

    India‘s largest lender the State Bank of India shares on Monday hit 52-week low after its first quarter (April-June) standalone net profit dropped 14 percent year-on-year to Rs 3,241 crore. Net interest income (NII) or the difference between interests earned and paid out, inched up 3.5 percent to Rs 11,512 crore.

  • No risk to long term, base rates; CD, CP rates to rise: SBI Aug 12, 2013 09:40 AM IST

    No risk to long term, base rates; CD, CP rates to rise: SBI

    Commercial paper and the certificates of deposit market pricing, which were earlier in the range of 8-9 percent, would certainly move beyond the cut-off in the RBI auction of short-term paper

  • Sovereign bonds disastrous; 15% credit growth possible: SBI Jul 30, 2013 09:22 PM IST

    Sovereign bonds disastrous; 15% credit growth possible: SBI

    Diwakar Gupta, executive director, SBI says, in an interview to CNBC-TV18, that sovereign bonds will be disastrous for the economy and a 15-percent credit growth is possible.

  • Deposits unaffected by RBI moves; liquid MFs to suffer: SBI Jul 24, 2013 10:16 AM IST

    Deposits unaffected by RBI moves; liquid MFs to suffer: SBI

    Banks on their own can‘t determine when to harden rates it all depends on the market, SBI chairman Pratip Chaudhuri told CNBC-TV18 in an interview.

  • Haven't changed liquidity position post RBI moves: SBI Jul 22, 2013 10:38 AM IST

    Haven't changed liquidity position post RBI moves: SBI

    SBI has registered substantial credit growth in its retail segment. Meanwhile, SBI recently told media that it needs Rs 2,30,000 crore in additional capital to meet the stringent Basel-III requirements till 2018.

  • RBI move temporary, won't cut interest rates: SBI Jul 16, 2013 01:07 PM IST

    RBI move temporary, won't cut interest rates: SBI

    The public sector bank is not contemplating any change in interest rates, said SBI, chairman, Pratip Chaudhuri. The impact of RBI measure won't have a significant impact on the bank's bond portfolio, nor will the MTM losses increase, he added.

  • Calculating corporates' unhedged exposure a tall task: SBI Jul 03, 2013 12:34 PM IST

    Calculating corporates' unhedged exposure a tall task: SBI

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Diwakar Gupta, MD & CFO of the country's largest lender State Bank of India says the biggest problem will be calculation of corporates' un-hedged exposure.

  • See FY13 GDP over 5%, CRR cut in June: SBI's Chaudhuri May 30, 2013 01:10 PM IST

    See FY13 GDP over 5%, CRR cut in June: SBI's Chaudhuri

    Pratip Chaudhuri, Chairman, State Bank of India is more optimistic of India's economic growth than most economists who see GDP growth below the 5 percent mark.

  • Will finish internal inquiries on Cobrapost next month: SBI May 07, 2013 11:38 AM IST

    Will finish internal inquiries on Cobrapost next month: SBI

    A Krishna Kumar, MD of State Bank of India says the country‘s largest public sector bank has started an investigative audit on the allegations of wrongdoing levied by online portal Cobrapost. Kumar expects to complete the internal inquires by next month.

  • Bad loans to rise till Sept, downgrades over: India Ratings Apr 08, 2013 10:22 AM IST

    Bad loans to rise till Sept, downgrades over: India Ratings

    Even though there is no such big threat for rating downgrades, according to Ananda Bhoumik – Director India Ratings, the domestic arm of global rating agency – Fitch; non-performing loans (NPLs) are expected to rise till September, 2013.

  • Q4 NPAs lower, positive on agri portfolio: SBI Chairman Apr 05, 2013 12:58 PM IST

    Q4 NPAs lower, positive on agri portfolio: SBI Chairman

    State bank of India expects to report lower non-performing assets in January-March as compared to third quarter, backed by better recoveries in retail NPAs and is very positive about its agriculture portfolio.

  • Will lend more to TN power board post restructure: IOB Mar 22, 2013 02:04 PM IST

    Will lend more to TN power board post restructure: IOB

    Indian Overseas Bank chairman M Narendra says, in an interview on CNBC-TV18, that the bank will lend more to the TNEB after the process of restructuring.

  • Optimistic for Q4; restructuring pipeline at Rs 2700cr: SBI Feb 14, 2013 08:56 PM IST

    Optimistic for Q4; restructuring pipeline at Rs 2700cr: SBI

    Pratip Chaudhuri, chairman of SBI is hopeful for Q4 earnings and considers it to be the best quarter due to clearance of government dues. "Q4 should be a very good quarter regarding the non-performing assets (NPA) and the recovery process," he adds in an interview to CNBC-TV18.

  • Mkt stressed for infra; focus on profitability: SREI Feb 14, 2013 06:59 PM IST

    Mkt stressed for infra; focus on profitability: SREI

    Hemant Kanoria, CMD of the company told CNBC-TV18 that the assets under management of the company are worth Rs 33580 crore. "There has been a substantial increase in the AUM, but the disbursement has not been very high. So, we have tried to concentrate on the profitability," adds Kanoria.

  • Kingfisher loan recall will be messy affair: BMR Advisors Feb 13, 2013 03:56 PM IST

    Kingfisher loan recall will be messy affair: BMR Advisors

    Vivek Gupta, Partner at BMR Advisors clearly considers the entire situation to be messy. According to him, there will certainly be a hierarchy of demands once claims are made.

  • Bank recall will have serious impact on UB Group: HP Ranina Feb 12, 2013 10:16 PM IST

    Bank recall will have serious impact on UB Group: HP Ranina

    According to Supreme Court advocate HP Ranina this step will severely hit United Breweries Group because most KFA loans are guaranteed by them.

  • Will restructure loans worth Rs 7000 cr in 1 year : SBI Feb 11, 2013 03:33 PM IST

    Will restructure loans worth Rs 7000 cr in 1 year : SBI

    The new draft rules of restructuring will help to build in additional contingencies opines managing director and chief financial officer of State Bank of India, Diwakar Gupta.

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