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Bandhan Bank slashes interest rate on micro loans by 70 bps to 17.95%

The revised rate will be applicable to new disbursements from Tuesday, the bank said in a statement

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

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Bank on Monday said it has slashed the interest rate on micro loans by 70 basis points to 17.95 per cent.

The revised rate will be applicable to new disbursements from Tuesday, the bank said in a statement.

In the last four years since it began operations as a bank, the lender has cut micro loan rates by 445 basis points or 4.45 per cent.

"I believe, with the reduction in micro loan interest rate, more people will find it affordable to borrow money and build sustainable livelihoods for themselves," MD amd CEO said.

Bank has a network of 998 branches and 481 ATMs across the country.

As on March 31, the bank's loan book stood at Rs 44,776 crore with deposits of Rs 43,232 crore.

First Published: Mon, June 17 2019. 20:25 IST
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