Kotak Mahindra Bank cut base rate by 10 bps, shares trade high
Kotak Mahindra Bank on Friday slashed its base rate by 10 basis points to 9.30% per annum with effect from January 6, 2017.
Earlier this week, the bank had announced that it has reduced the marginal cost of funds based lending rate by up to 45 basis points after surge in deposits following demonetisation drive, which ended on December 31.
The largest bank in terms of assets, the State Bank of India on Sunday had cut its MCLR rate by 90 bps. Following the Bank's footsteps, other banks too joined and slashed their MCLR rates.
On Friday, the shares of the bank were trading at Rs 701 per piece, up 0.34%, or Rs 2.35 during early trade.