ICICI Bank Q4 Review - Asset Quality Improves; 1% Covid-19 Provisions Buffer Remains: IDBI Capital
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ICICI Bank Q4 Review - Asset Quality Improves; 1% Covid-19 Provisions Buffer Remains: IDBI Capital


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IDBI Capital Report

ICICI Bank Ltd. transited through Covid-19 impacted FY21 with robust numbers:

  1. Improved asset quality,

  2. Restructured book at 0.5%,

  3. Core operating profit growth at 17% year-on-year and

  4. Strong credit growth at 14% YoY.

During Q4 FY21, asset quality improved with gross non performing asset at 4.96% versus 5.36% quarter-on-quarter (5.44% YoY) as slippage ratio declined sequentially.

Restructuring under Reserve Bank of India resolution framework stood at 0.5% of advances; 51% retail book and 49% corporate plus small medium enterprise book.

Management said impact of second wave could be determined in next one to two months; however well prepared with more than 1% of Covid-19 provisions.

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IDBI Capital ICICI Bank Result Review.pdf


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