The country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has put in place new rules wherein a woman candidate with more than three months pregnancy will be considered "temporarily unfit" and can join the bank within four months after delivery.
The move has elicited criticism from some quarters, including from the All India State Bank Of India Employees' Association.
State Bank of India on Monday requested staff to reconsider its decision to participate in a two-day strike (December 16-17, 2021) to avoid inconvenience to customers, investors, and the Bank.
United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) has served a Notice of Strike to protest against the government's plan to privatise public sector banks. Members of unions -- AIBEA, AIBOC, NCBE, AIBOA, BEFI, INBEF and INBOC – are planning to go on strike.
Country's largest public lender, State Bank of India (SBI), on Wednesday reported a 67% rise in net profit at Rs 7,627 crore for the July-September quarter of fiscal year 2021-22 as against Rs 4,574 crore in the corresponding period of last year. This, as provisions for bad loans more than halved.
Total income increased 3% at Rs 77,689 crore as against Rs 75,342 crore in year-ago period. Provisions for bad loans slid 52% to Rs 2,699 crore, while the bank's gross bad loan ratio, a measure of asset quality, slipped to 4.90% from 5.32% a quarter earlier.
State Bank of India (SBI) surpassed Bajaj Finance in market capitalisation (m-cap) ranking as the stock of the public sector bank hit a new high on Wednesday. The scrip of the non-banking finance company (NBFC), meanwhile, declined over 4 per cent on the BSE in today's intra-day trade.
At 01:21 pm, SBI stood at number eighth position in the overall ranking with an m-cap of Rs 467,203 crore, while Bajaj Finance slipped to number ninth position with a market cap of Rs 453,674 crore, BSE data shows.
Shares of State Bank of India (SBI) rallied 4 per cent to hit a record high of Rs 475 on the BSE in Monday’s intra-day trade on the back of heavy volumes. The stock of the state-owned banking giant surpassed its previous high of Rs 471.85 touched on September 17, 2021.
The trading volumes on the counter more-than-doubled with a combined 18.19 million equity shares having changed hands on the NSE and BSE till 02:46 pm. In comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 0.40 per cent at 60,297 points.
Shares of State Bank India (SBI) were up 1.4 per cent at Rs 471 on the BSE in Wednesday’s intra-day trade, quoting close to its record high of Rs 471.85 touched on September 17, 2021. The stock of the state-owned giant was trading higher for the third straight day, having gained 4 per cent during the period.
In the past one month, SBI has outperformed the market and is up 9 per cent, as compared to a 2.8 per cent rise in the S&P BSE Sensex.
The State Bank of India has rejected Andhra Pradesh government's Rs 6,500 crore 'overdraft' for implementing the Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) in the state.
With its coffers completely dry, the state government sought the overdraft to be used as working capital by five nodal implementing agencies against securitisation of fund balances available in the Single Nodal Accounts (SNA).
Shares of SBI Cards and Payment Services (SBI Cards) plunged 6 per cent to Rs 1,012 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and BSE in intra-day trade on Tuesday as private equity (PE) firm Carlyle Group’s proposed to divest 3.4 per cent stake in the company through a block trade.
As of 10:07 am; a combined 37.18 million equity shares representing 4 per cent equity of SBI Cards changed hands on the NSE (36.84 million shares) and BSE (1.31 million shares), the data shows. The names of the buyers were not ascertained immediately.
State Bank of India (SBI), on Wednesday, reported 55.24 per cent year-on-year increase in standalone net profit at Rs 6,504 crore for April-June quarter (Q1FY22), meeting Street expectations. The net profit in the year-ago period was Rs 4,189.4 crore.
Analysts, on average, projected profit after tax (PAT) to rise anywhere between 33-63 per cent, up to Rs 6,841 crore.
State Bank India (SBI) joined the elite club of companies with Rs 4-trillion market capitalization (m-cap) on the BSE on Wednesday after its share price hit a new high of Rs 448.45 in the intra-day trade. The stock of the country's largest state-owned lender surpassed its previous high of Rs 444.35, touched on July 30, 2021.
The bank is scheduled to announce its Q1FY22 results later today. In the past three months, the stock has rallied 27 per cent as compared to a 12.4 per cent rise in the S&P BSE Sensex.
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