Bank of Baroda on Friday reported a Rs 1,778.77-crore internet revenue for the quarter ended March 2022, towards a internet lack of Rs 1,046.50 crore for the year-ago interval. The lender reported a powerful development in internet curiosity revenue (NII).
The NII grew 21.18% year-on-year to Rs 8,611.67 crore, from Rs 7,106.62 crore in the identical interval final yr. Non-interest revenue, nonetheless, witnessed an over 47% y-o-y decline at Rs 2,522.29 crore. The web curiosity margin (NIM) rose 36 foundation factors at 3.08% from 2.72% within the fourth quarter of FY21. On a quarter-on-quarter foundation, it noticed a 5-bps decline from 3.13%.
The financial institution’s provisions (apart from tax) rose 5.10% to Rs 3,736.38 crore for the interval underneath evaluate, in contrast with Rs 3,555.06 crore for Q4FY21.
The asset high quality improved as gross NPA decreased to Rs 54,059 crore in Q4FY22 from Rs 66,671 crore in Q4FY21, and gross NPA ratio improved to six.61% from 8.87%. Gross NPA stood at Rs 55,997 crore in Q3FY22.
Whereas home present account deposits stood at Rs 68,780 crore, registering a development of 11.6% on a y-o-y foundation, home financial savings financial institution deposits grew by 11.4% to Rs 3,41,343 crore. The general home CASA grew 11.4%.
Talking at a digital press meet after declaring the outcomes, MD & CEO Sanjiv Chadha mentioned the financial institution made it certain that the asset development occurred in these segments which continued to offer it good margins. “On the deposit facet, our deposit development was really slower as a result of we wished to guarantee that we don’t collect extreme deposits at a time when the expansion is challenged. The deposit development largely got here from CASA deposits,” Chadha mentioned.
On the asset facet, he mentioned, there have been challenges within the company facet by way of margins due to liquidity positions. “And, due to this fact, most of our development really got here from apart from corporates – it got here from retail. Automotive loans grew by 20% and unsecured private loans, which have one of the best margins, rose by 108%. I feel this was actually the bottom on which we had been capable of enhance our NIM in a yr, the place liquidity was plentiful and margins had been challenged,” he mentioned.