Bank of India reported a greater than three-fold bounce in first-quarter net revenue to Rs. 844 crores, from Rs. 243 crores a year earlier.

“Having a feet-on-the-street model, we could deliver good numbers during the quarter,” mentioned A.K. Das, MD and CEO. “This has given hope for the future. We look at the next two quarters with optimism.”

‘Adequate capital’

Mr. Das mentioned the financial institution was adequately capitalised and, relying on the requirement, would increase extra capital. The bank had made a complete provision of Rs. 1,035 crores for COVID-19-related defaults.

Gross NPAs declined to Rs. 57,788 crores, from Rs. 62,068 crores in June 2019, whereas net NPAs also shrank to Rs. 13,275 crores, from Rs. 19,288 crores. Gross NPA ratio improved to 13.9%, from 16.5%, whereas the net NPA ratio got here down from 5.79% to 3.58%. The Provision Coverage Ratio improved to 84.9%, from 77.2% in June 2019.

Net curiosity earnings was little modified at Rs. 3,485 crores within the newest quarter. Non-interest earnings elevated 42.9% to Rs. 1,707 crores. Net curiosity margin (NIM) (global) was 2.48% in June 2020, towards 2.67% in June 2019. The decline within the NIM, a key metric for banks, was attributed to muted development within the lender’s mortgage ebook.