BOI, United Bank to raise up to Rs 1,500 crore via bonds

Banks are tapping the bond market to shore up capital adequacy under Basel-III norms ahead of the end of the financial year second quarter in two weeks. Two public sector lenders, United Bank of India and Bank of India (BOI), are raising up to Rs 1,500 crore through tier-I and tier-II bonds. Kolkata-based United Bank… Continue reading BOI, United Bank to raise up to Rs 1,500 crore via bonds

Bank of India swings from loss to profit in Q1, bad loans fall

Bank of India (BOI), the country’s sixth biggest lender by assets, reported a first-quarter profit as its bad loan ratio narrowed and loan-loss provisions fell. Net profit was Rs 87.71 crore in the quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of Rs 741 crore a year earlier, the Mumbai-based bank said on Wednesday. Analysts… Continue reading Bank of India swings from loss to profit in Q1, bad loans fall