"The RBI vide said Order has advised the Bank to temporarily stop i) all launches of the Digital Business generating activities planned under its program ‐ Digital 2.0 (to be launched) and other proposed business generating IT applications and (ii) sourcing of new credit card customers. In addition, the Order states that the Bank’s Board examines the lapses and fixes accountability," the bank said in an exchange filing. READ THE FILING HERE
said that it has, over the last two years, "taken several measures to fortify its IT systems and will continue to work swiftly to close out the balance and would continue to engage with the Regulator in this regard".
Meanwhile, the market capitalisation of HDFC Bank
went past Rs 8 trillion on November 25, making it the first domestic lender to achieve the feat. The private lender’s market valuation rose to Rs 8,05,742 crore on BSE before ending below the mark at Rs 7.72 trillion. HDFC Bank, which is at number three position in overall market-cap ranking of listed companies, has become the first lender to achieve the milestone. The stock had hit its 52-week high of Rs 1,464 on November 25.
Analysts at CLSA were positive on the bank’s digital push in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. The lender’s latest digital ecosystem platforms, currently being developed for pharma and autos, CLSA said, will house various stakeholders in the respective value chain and will provide them value added services.
"Through this, the bank will benefit from insight into cash flows which will eventually lead to higher loan/deposits accretion," the brokerage said in a recent note. READ ABOUT IT HERE
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