Shocking details about India’s second wave

India is witnessing an increase in the daily new cases of Covid-19 since February, clearly indicating a second wave, a report by the State Bank of India (SBI) said. The second wave may last up to 100 days, when counted from 15 February, it said. Continue Reading

Credit growth had been slow this year: SBI chief

State Bank of India chairman Rajnish Kumar on Tuesday said that interest rate cuts had not led to an increase in investment, despite the banks passing on the rate cuts to the customers. Continue Reading

SEBI fines SBI, LIC & BoB

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Friday imposed penalties of Rs 10 lakh each on the State Bank of India (SBI), the Life Insurance Corp of India (LIC) and the Bank of Baroda (BoB) for violation of its mutual fund regulations. Continue Reading

Chilling details about fake SBI branch in Cuddalore

Two days after the arrest of a gang which ran a fake State Bank of India branch in Cuddalore district, startling revelations are being made about their motive and modus operandi. Continue Reading

90% borrowers didn’t avail moratorium, SBI tells SC

State Bank of India has informed the Supreme Court that 90 per cent of borrowers did not avail the moratorium till 31 August on repayment of loans through EMI. Continue Reading

Moratorium: SC questions Centre, gives 3 days time to decide to interest

The Supreme Court today directed Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to convene a meeting of the Finance Ministry and RBI officials over the weekend to decide whether interest incurred on EMIs during the moratorium period can be charged by banks. Continue Reading

SBI launches separate vertical for agriculture

In a major restructuring exercise, the State Bank of India (SBI), the largest lender of the country, has created a separate FI&MM vertical within the Bank with an exclusive focus on Financial Inclusion & Micro markets in rural and semi urban areas to improve customer experience in the hinterland. Continue Reading