Why should you invest in this smallcase?
The Indian banking system consists of 12 public sector banks, 22 private sector banks, 46 foreign banks, 43 regional rural banks, 1540 urban as well as multi state cooperative banks and 93,913 rural cooperative banks, in addition to cooperative credit institutions.
As of FY2019 the total banking sector assets, in India, stood at US$ 2295.42 bn. Between FY2016 and FY2020, credit off take grew by 1.68x to US$ 1936.29 bn and the deposit base increased by 1.16x to US$ 1698.97 bn.
- Growing disposable income has been driving the demand for banking services as well as housing and personal loans.
- Government has also been keen on ensuring financial inclusion and has operationalized several measures like Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, launching of financial inclusion index etc.
- To further consolidate the financial capacity of Public Sector Banks (PSBs), a recapitalization of ₹20,000 crores is proposed in Budget 2021-22.
- Strong regulatory oversight and credible monetary policy of the Reserve Bank of India has allowed for stable growth of the banking sector in India.
- Growth in "Other Income" and increasing digital influence are some of the other positive trends in the Indian banking space.
This smallcase comprises private and public sector banks to allow investors to efficiently track and invest in the banking sector.
Past Performance vs
Equity Large Cap
Mar 3, 2014
Note: Past performance graph includes changes due to rebalance, events like stock splits & mergers. Also, past performance doesn't guarantee future returns