used vehicles: Competitive intensity in used vehicle market to be on the rise: India Ratings

India Ratings and Research expects vehicle financiers to increase the share of used vehicles in their overall vehicle asset under management (AUM). This is because the rising new vehicle prices, driven by the changes in emission norms, technological changes and higher commodity prices, have made the purchase of new vehicles out of reach for first-time … Read more

Aadhar Housing Finance: In AUM term, we are the largest low-income HFC: Rishi Anand, Aadhar Housing Finance

Rishi Anand, MD & CEO, Aadhar Housing Finance, says the timing of the election, as their bankers have suggested, does not matter too much. So, they have gone ahead with the listing. In the entire context of getting Sebi approval for IPO in 2022 and not going ahead with it and then coming back with … Read more

PSU Bank stocks: PSU banks’ profit jumps over 4 times in 3 years to Rs 1.4 lakh crore in FY24

Showcasing a sharp earnings turnaround on asset quality improvements, robust margins and strong loan book growth in a multi-year credit upcycle, the combined net profit of all 12 PSU banks has zoomed nearly 4.5 times in just 3 years to record high levels of Rs 141,203 crore in FY24. On a year-on-year basis, the profit … Read more

Canara Bank Q4 Results: Profit jumps 18% YoY to Rs 3,757 crore; NII rises 11%

Canara Bank on Wednesday posted 18% growth in its standalone net profit at Rs 3,757 crore for the quarter ended March 2024. The same stood at Rs 3,174 crore in the last year period. Net interest income (NII) for the reporting quarter increased 11% year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 9,580 crore. The company’s Board has also … Read more

RBI: Monetary, prudential steps’ tango helps cut home loan NPAs

Mumbai: Tinkering with the interest rate alone may not help with the repayment ability of home loan borrowers, according to a research paper supported by the Reserve Bank of India. Prudential measures like risk weights and loan-to-value adjustments, along with interest rates, will be more effective in repayments of loans. This will also help in … Read more

Bandhan Bank share price: Bandhan Bank tanks over 6% after CEO Ghosh steps down

Mumbai: Bandhan Bank fell more than 6% Monday after founder and chief executive, Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, announced a voluntary exit despite a board nod to continue in the top job. Brokerages Jefferies and Nomura have slashed their target prices for the stock of the Kolkata-based lender that emerged as a full-service bank after decades of … Read more

Equitas SFB: If rates stabilise, our NIMs should be fairly comfortable going forward: PN Vasudevan, Equitas SFB

PN Vasudevan, MD & CEO, Equitas Small Finance Bank, says “NPA has moved up from 2.21% to 2.39% in the third quarter. By and large, NPA is fairly under control and the third quarter typically for us is a seasonally weak quarter from collections because in most of South India, we get the heaviest rains … Read more

baldev prakash: J&K Bank confident of meeting guidance of 5% gross NPA; net NPA already below 1%: MD

Baldev Prakash, MD & CEO, J&K Bank, says “retail growth is coming from our home territory, that is Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. And in retail also, the home loan segment is picking up. We are clocking a growth of over 20% in home loans and corporate growth is coming from the rest of the … Read more