SBI least efficient in Asia-Pacific due to high cost-to-income ratio: Study

State-owned lender had the highest cost-to-income ratio, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence

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State Bank of India (SBI) was the least efficient among its Asia-Pacific peers in the June quarter due to its high cost-to-income ratio and mark-to-market losses on its investment book, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence.

SBI had the highest cost-to-income ratio of 71.06 per cent, followed by Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc, Resona Holdings Inc of Japan, and ICICI Bank of India. The ratio is a gauge of profitability: the lower the ratio, the more profitable the bank is. S&P Global Market Intelligence calculated cost-to-income ratio by dividing operating costs by operating income.

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First Published: Sep 22 2022 | 3:19 PM IST

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