Central Bank Q1 net profit dips 16.62% to R282 crore
The bank’s net interest margin (nim) declined 32 basis points sequentially to 2.99%. According to MV Tanksale, CMD, Central Bank, the bank’s provisioning increased because of slippages of R533 crore in the June 2011 quarter.
The bank’s net non performing assets (NPAs) increased to 0.87% from 0.65% in the quarter ended March, 2011 while gross NPAs too went up 47 basis points to 2.29% in the June quarter.
Casa deposits for the bank were down by 20 basis points sequentially at 32% at R60,553 crore. While the bank’s total income rose 32% year-on-year to R4,840 crore, expenses registered a higher growth of 35.3% at R4048.5 crore.
With its 32 new branches opened this month, the bank is planning to focus more on SMEs and retails.
The public sector bank’s annualised net interest income increased (NII) by 18.8% to R1,330 crore in the reporting quarter and thus increasing the operating profit by 18.5% to R792 crore.
City Union Bank Q1 net profit up 32%
Chennai: City Union Bank has proposed to raise R1,000 crore over a period of next three years to meet its projected annual growth rate of 25% to 30%.
The bank will weigh the options such as QIP,
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