The Thrissur-headquartered lender posted a 12% year-on-year expansion in web hobby source of revenue for the quarter, however falling Treasury income slowed expansion in each working and web source of revenue. Working source of revenue rose 5% to Rs 157.4 crore.
Its web hobby margin for the quarter was once 5.6%, which managing director Pralai Mondal stated isn’t sustainable because the financial institution plans to diversify into different lending companies with gold loans. At the present, gold loans account for approximately 43% of gross advances of Rs 17,468 crore.
“We wish to have a complete vary of goods…we’re within the procedure of establishing a franchise via partnerships,” Mondal informed ET after the quarterly effects have been introduced. He attributed the just about flat profits figures to better Treasury losses, in addition to the truth that income from the sale of precedence sector credit score certificate have been 0, as not anything was once bought closing quarter.
The financial institution’s asset high quality advanced considerably, with the gross non-performing property (NPA) ratio down to at least one.65% on the finish of September from 4.11% a 12 months in the past. The web NPA ratio fell to 0.57% from 2.63%. In absolute phrases, gross NPAs stood at Rs 291 crore in comparison to Rs 587 crore. The financial institution’s advances rose 24% 12 months on 12 months, whilst deposits rose 10% to Rs 20,987 crore. “Whilst our deposit expansion was once in step with the business pattern, we have been in a position to outgrow our advance portfolio,” Mondal stated.