PSU banks stage a comeback as tactical picks on sustained performance

Topics PSU Banks | PSB stocks | Bad loans

It is nearly after 13 years that a foreign brokerage has resumed holistic coverage on stocks of public sector banks (PSBs). To that extent, Morgan Stanley’s report dated March 3, where the analysts have listed their order of preference for PSB stocks, is an indication that the state-owned banks may once again be attracting some interest, thanks to three back-to-back quarters of good results in FY21 so far. "State-owned banks' balance sheets have improved, and bad loans formation should moderate going forward,” the analysts note and this is the key reason for them to relook.....

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