Best Banks 2015

Best Banks 2015

Updated : Jan 25, 2016

India's Best Banks

India's Best Banks

From left: Aditya Puri, MD & CEO; Paresh Sukthankar, Deputy Managing Director; and Kaizad Bharucha, Executive Director (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Feb 06, 2016

How HDFC Bank is facing economic headwinds

The bank has been using the developments in the digital world to streamline operations. It has been investing a lot in data warehousing, social media linkages, data analytics and mobile-based innovations.

Photo: Ajay Thakuri
Updated : Feb 06, 2016

Payments banks pose challenges to industry

Payments banks will penetrate the remotest villages - possibly with a lot of help from the mobile phone. Their success will depend on how they approach the market and their value propositions.

Updated : Feb 06, 2016

RBI, government working to clean banks' books

In the past four years, the gross NPAs of banks have climbed up from 2.36 per cent to 4.3 per cent of total assets to Rs 3,23,344 crore.

Vishvawir Ahuja MD & CEO, RBL Bank (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Feb 06, 2016

RBL Bank has broken quite a few records in past 5 years

The bank is looking to grow 10 per cent above the industry average. "Our investors expect it," says Managing Director and CEO Vishwavir Ahuja who has managed to transform the erstwhile Ratnakar Bank into the country's fastest-growing small bank.

Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, Yes Bank (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Jan 30, 2016

Now, YES Bank turning its attention to retail

Till recently, it was focusing on the corporate and commercial lending side of the business that has seen it rake up a balance sheet size of Rs 1.36 lakh crore in merely 11 years of operations.

Photo: Ajay Thakuri
Updated : Jan 29, 2016

How ICICI Bank pushed innovation in banking

One of the innovations, Mobile banking, has seen impressive growth. The proof is in the numbers. The bank clocked Rs 15,775 crore in mobile transactions for the full year 2014/15.

In the midst of a slowing domestic economy, stressed corporate sector and an ever-worsening asset quality - the Business Today-KPMG Best Banks study raises a toast to financially-sound banks. (Photo: Reuters)
Updated : Jan 28, 2016

India's best banks hold steady amid chaos

Disruption, competition, end to lazy banking, financial inclusion and a slowing economy sum up the bankers' dilemma. The BT-KPMG study identifies those who, in spite of the odds, are well grounded.

SBI's Rural Self-employment Training Institute at Kendrapara, Odisha
Updated : Jan 28, 2016

SBI has helped lakhs in rural India earn a living

India's largest bank is using technology and banking correspondents in a big way to take financial services to remote areas.

SBI Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya
Updated : Jan 26, 2016

India's Best Banks: Full Rankings

Business Today-KPMG survey on India's best banks.

Mihir Doshi, Country Head, Credit Suisse AG (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Jan 23, 2016

Credit Suisse AG, India, is carving out a unique way to map its growth path

In the middle of a global restructuring exercise, Credit Suisse AG, India, is carving out a unique way to map its growth path.

Ravneet Gill, CEO, Deutsche Bank (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Jan 23, 2016

Deutsche Bank's India unit stood out amid global headwinds

Deutsche Bank is facing headwinds in other parts of the globe, but has hit pay dirt in India.

Photo: Ajay Thakuri
Updated : Jan 23, 2016

New Turf War

Payments banks have thrown their hats in the ring to take on an established banking industry on the back of innovations and first-mover advantage. Will the banks be able to counter with equal zeal?

Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman and MD, Kotak Mahindra Bank (Photo: Rachit Goswami)
Updated : Jan 23, 2016

Kotak Mahindra scales up its footprint with the acquisition of ING Vysya Bank

The Bank has aggressively scaled up its footprint with the acquisition of ING Vysya Bank.

Updated : Jan 23, 2016

How we ranked India's Best Banks

The oldest banking award in the country just got a qualitative makeover.