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RBI consultation to change 25 bps cut norm soon

RBI unlikely to hike rates in rest of FY19: SBI report

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is not expected to hike key lending rates in the current fiscal, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Saturday. “CPI inflation marginally increased to 3.77 per cent in September 2018. Interestingly, on a m-o-m basis, rural food inflation has registered a decline, even[Read More…]

RBI can sell USD 25 bn more to arrest rupee fall: SBI report

SBI slashes charges on minimum balance in accounts

New Delhi: Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has substantially reduced charges for non-maintenance of average monthly balance (AMB) in savings accounts, which would benefit 25 crore banks’ customers, an official statement said here on Tuesday. The revised charges would be effective from April 1, 2018. This step[Read More…]

Vijay Mallya offers one-time settlement to banks

Business tycoon Vijay Mallya, on Friday took to Twitter saying he is ready to negotiate with banks to pay a one-time settlement charge on Rs 9,000-crore loan default. “Public-sector banks have policies for one-time settlements. Hundreds of borrowers have settled. Why should this be denied to us?” he tweeted. Public[Read More…]

Five associate banks to merge with State Bank of India

In the largest consolidation exercise in the banking history of the country, all the five associate banks including – the State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Travancore (SBT), State Bank of Patiala (SBP) and State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) will merge[Read More…]

Sale of Electoral Bonds, cheaper loans & 4 other major changes commencing from March 1

SBI slashes interest rate on home loans

State Bank of India has slashed interest rates on home loan starting from January 1 2017, by reducing the marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by 90 basis points across all maturities. The home loans reduction varies for gender and amount. Home loans are linked to one-year MCLR[Read More…]

Phishing portals stealing information from ICICI, SBI, 24 other banks

Researchers from US-based cyber security company FireEye have claimed discovering malicious phishing websites created by cyber criminals that spoof 26 Indian banks to steal personal information from customers. FireEye identified a new domain (csecurepay[.]com) that was registered on October 23 this year and appears to be an online payment gateway[Read More…]

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