Bank of India Authorize to modify worth ₹6,100 cr amidst covid debt

The chief executive A.K. Das announced that the Bank of India has obtained covid-19 debt recast proposals from over 50,000 applicants for loans totaling ₹6,100 crores lower than what the bank run by the state had originally anticipated. Das told reporters on Wednesday that when we recognized the number of capable accounts, there were about 300,000 capable ones about ₹23,000 crores. Further, of the ₹6,100 crores, we have already enforced ₹1,200 crores of restructuring, After a moratorium of six-months on loan repayments, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) permitted banks to restructure loans of stressed borrowers without categorizing them as bad loans, thus also saving them from extra provisions. The banks have so far approved to remake ₹1 trillion in stressed loans which are barely higher than 1% of their total loan portfolios, Mint had reported it on 8 February.

Das confirmed that it passed on about 60 basis points (bps) as transmission on policy rate and in repo-linked loans, it indicated about 40 bps. Indifference, we conveyed only 38 bps in our weighted deposits. As repricing of deposits takes a little longer to indicate the impact, there was an impact on our NII. Critics had calculated it to be in the range of 2.5-4.5% of all loans. The bank on Wednesday reported an over five-fold climb in net profit to ₹541 crores in the quarter for December as provisions knock over. Its total requirements and contingencies declined 50.68% from a year ago to ₹1,980 crores in the December quarter. The bank’s net interest income and, the difference between interest received and expenditures, shrank 9.19% to ₹3,740 crores. Its domestic net interest margin (NIM) is a gauge of profitability also it was at 2.81% as of 31 December 2020.


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