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Federal Bank: Other income dips

Aug 28, 2002

Federal Bank, south India based old private sector bank, registered a 24% fall in its first quarter profits. The bank's net interest income however, grew by 21% backed by lower borrowing cost and healthy growth in interest income. An over 51% decline in non-interest income however, depressed the bank's bottomline.

Federal Bank: Subdued numbers

May 16, 2002

Federal Bank, one of the South based old private sector banks reported a single digit growth in both profits and interest income for the fourth quarter ended March 2002. The bank' operating profits however soared by 22% as it managed to control operating cost significantly.

Federal Bank: Margins squeeze

Apr 10, 2002

Private banking stocks witnessed a sharp spurt in prices over the last three months. Federal Bank was the star performer in this stunning rally. The bank's stock price, which was hovering near Rs 44, jumped by 130% during the period. Expectations that the bank could be a potential takeover target infused the buying interest.

Private Banks: Will M&A zing last?

Mar 28, 2002

Private banking stocks have rallied in the last three months and most of them are now trading near their 52-week highs. On the other hand, the Sensex declined by 3%, since the beginning of the current fiscal. Expectation of pick up in consolidation activity in the sector has injected buying interest in the sector.

Federal Bank: Turnaround in first half

Dec 26, 2001

Federal Bank, one of the largest old private sector banks, reported a sharp improvement in overall financial performance during the first half of the current fiscal. The bank's profits before tax doubled due to a rise in interest margins and a triple digit growth in other income.

Federal Bank: Difficult times

May 17, 2001

Federal Bank, one of the largest old private sector bank has reported a 32% jump in profits backed by a sharp rise in operating margins. The bank's profits in the fourth quarter however dipped by 46%.

Federal bank's astounding performance for FY2000

May 26, 2000

Federal bank has recorded fantastic growth in its net profits to Rs 464 m for FY2000 compared to Rs 25 m in the previous period.

The Federal Bank Ltd has reported a rise of 50% in net

Jan 27, 2000

The Federal Bank Ltd has reported a net profit of Rs 150.5 m for the nine month period ending December. Inspite of a fall in other income, and a 14% increase in operating expenses profit growth was at 50% mainly due to lower interest expenses.

PNB net rises shoots 59%

Nov 3, 1999

PNB has posted net profit of Rs 1.4 bn (up 59.1%) in 2QFY2000. Revenues have appreciated by 11.4%.

Federal Bank posts 168% jump in net

Oct 29, 1999

The Federal Bank has posted a 168% jump in net during the half year ended 30th September 1999. The bank has benefited from the decline I interest and depreciation expenditure.

J&K Bank posts 24% growth in net

Oct 26, 1999

The bank has managed to post a 24% jump in net on the back of an increase in operating income as well as income from other sources. The interest expenditure has however grown at a faster 38%.

RBI terms for Sikkim Bank

May 26, 1999

In the draft of amalgamation of Sikkim Bank with Union Bank of India, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that the entire paid-up capital and reserves of Sikkim Bank shall be treated as provision for bad and doubtful debts on the day the scheme comes into force, reports the Business Standard. The RBI has also laid down the guidelines for providing the depreciation in other assets of Sikkim Bank and the rights of its members. The Sikkim Bank Ltd Scheme 1999 shall come into force on such date

Credit turns debit

Apr 6, 1999

PSU banks' move to ape foreign banks in launching credit cards has proved to be a most costly experiment. According to a report by the Economic Times, PSU banks have so far suffered a credit default of Rs 1.6 bn, of which Rs 1.1 bn has been outstanding for over a year.

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