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SBI Plans $2bn Distressed Asset Fund

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Jan 3, 2020 5:15 AM 1 min read

SBI plans $2bn distressed asset fund. 



SBI plans $2bn distressed asset fund. 

Banks in Distress: The State Bank of India (SBI) is mulling the possibility of the creation of a distressed asset fund worth $2bn, formed along the lines of the government’s alternative investment fund (AIF), noted SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar.


“We are expanding our fund management business. At present, SBICAP Ventures - the fund management arm of the group - is managing a realty fund. It is looking at a distressed asset fund too,” he said. SBICAP Ventures is also looking to raise money from an international partner. Moneycontrol

SBI introduces OTP-based cash withdrawal system for its ATMs.

Fraud, No More: In an attempt to curb the increasing number of ATM-related frauds, SBI has introduced a one-time password (OTP)-based cash withdrawal system for its ATMs, beginning today. 


The bank said that this facility will be available for transactions above ₹10,000 between 8 pm and 8 am, only at SBI ATMs. Livemint


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