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Axis Bank board clears higher borrowing limit of Rs 2 lakh crore

The board also authorised Axis Bank to borrow/ raise funds in Indian currency/foreign currency by issue of debt instruments up to an amount of Rs 35,000 crore.

business Updated: Apr 27, 2018 18:03 IST
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Axis Bank on Thursday reported a loss of Rs 2,189 crore for the three months to March on an over Rs 16,000-crore addition to the bad loan pile, driven majorly by regulatory changes in impaired assets recognition.(Reuters File Photo)

Private sector Axis Bank on Friday said its board has approved a proposal to increase its borrowing limit up to Rs 2 lakh crore.

The borrowings will be “apart from deposits of money accepted from public in the ordinary course of its business, temporary loans repayable on demand or within six months from the date of the loan, if any, obtained from the bank’s bankers”, it said in a regulatory filing.

The board also authorised Axis Bank to borrow/ raise funds in Indian currency/foreign currency by issue of debt instruments up to an amount of Rs 35,000 crore.

Axis Bank on Thursday reported a loss of Rs 2,189 crore for the three months to March on an over Rs 16,000-crore addition to the bad loan pile, driven majorly by regulatory changes in impaired assets recognition.

Its shares closed at Rs 538.90 a piece, up 8.97%, on the BSE.

First Published: Apr 27, 2018 18:03 IST