SBI announces ‘residential builder finance with buyer guarantee’ scheme

News:State Bank of India (SBI) has announced a ‘residential builder finance with buyer guarantee’ (RBBG) scheme. Facts: About the scheme: The scheme aims to give a push to residential sales and improve home buyers confidence. Under this scheme,the SBI will issue a guarantee for completion of select residential projects to customers who have availed home… Continue reading SBI announces ‘residential builder finance with buyer guarantee’ scheme

Explained: Why SBI expects India’s Q2 GDP to grow by just 4.2%

News:According to State Bank of India Ecowrap report,India’s GDP growth will slow down further in the second quarter(July to August),2019 to 4.2%. Facts: Highlights of the report: The report has forecasted GDP growth rate at 5 percent for FY 2019-20 from the earlier projection of 6.1 percent. The slowdown in growth will be due to… Continue reading Explained: Why SBI expects India’s Q2 GDP to grow by just 4.2%

SBI to offer home loan linked to repo rate

State Bank of India(SBI) has announced to introduce a repo rate-linked home loan product from July 1,2019.This move seems to be in line with the RBI ‘s direction to the banks to link home loans to an external benchmark. SBI had taken this decision even though RBI had deferred the plan to link the rate… Continue reading SBI to offer home loan linked to repo rate

New SBI rules link savings bank interest to repo rate: what has changed, why

State Bank of India (SBI) has linked its interest rate on savings account with balance above ₹1 lakh and short-term loans to Reserve Bank of India’s(RBI) repo rate. SBI had taken this decision even though RBI had deferred the plan to link the rate of interest to external benchmarks like the repo rate or Treasury… Continue reading New SBI rules link savings bank interest to repo rate: what has changed, why

SBI launches cardless ATM withdrawals

State Bank of India (SBI) has launched YONO Cash app using which customers can withdraw money from ATMs without using a card.It is a part of SBI’s digital banking platform,You Only Need One (YONO).The ATMs enabled for this service will be termed as Yono Cash Point. Customers can initiate the cash withdrawal process on the… Continue reading SBI launches cardless ATM withdrawals

SBI links savings account, short term loan rates to repo rate

State Bank of India (SBI) has decided to link its interest rate on savings account with balance above ₹1 lakh and short-term loans to Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) repo rate. Repo stands for ‘Repurchasing Option’.It refers to the rate at which commercial banks borrow money from the RBI.It is one of the main tools… Continue reading SBI links savings account, short term loan rates to repo rate

SBI sells over ₹400 cr. electoral bonds

SBI sells over ₹400 cr. electoral bonds News: More than ₹400 crore worth of electoral bonds were sold by the State Bank of India (SBI) in the 10-day window of October, a sharp rise from the ₹32 crore worth of bonds sold in the July tranche, according to data the bank released under the Right… Continue reading SBI sells over ₹400 cr. electoral bonds