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You see, ICICI Bank is India's #2 bank (after State Bank of India) and its largest private bank, with some 2,500 branches and 6,000 ATMs nationwide. It also has locations in about 20 other countries. ICICI's retail banking group offers lending and deposit services to small businesses and individuals; larger businesses are served by the corporate banking group, which offers finance services and treasury products. The rural and government banking unit offers micro-loans and agricultural banking. Foreign operations, as well as services related to international trade finance and expatriate Indians, fall under the international banking group. Other offerings include online banking, asset management, and insurance.
HDFC Bank may not fulfill your spiritual needs, but it can help with your finances. The bank provides a variety of wholesale, retail, and depository financial services through more than 3,250 branches and some 11,175 ATMs throughout India. Established by financial institution Housing Development Finance Corporation in 1994, the bank offers deposit accounts, loans, credit cards, insurance, investments, and related services. Subsidiary HDFC Securities provides online brokerage services. HDFC Bank targets individual customers in the middle and upper-class, as well as trusts, small businesses, and not-for-profit organizations in the country.
Citi is more than a global financial services company. It’s an engine for progress. Join us, and you’ll have the chance to get involved in progress in all its shapes and forms, right across the world. From the micro to the macro, from Australia to Zambia, the work we do has real positive impact. Wherever you are and whatever you do, progress starts here. We’ve built a world famous, trusted brand over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. And today, our influence continues to grow: with financial operations in 160 countries and 100 currencies. We have 200 million different clients, including some of the biggest names in the industries, sectors, businesses and governments that we serve every day. It all adds up to an exciting place to be for talented, ambitious people who want to build a truly remarkable career.
State Bank of India (SBI) is the nation's largest and oldest bank. Tracing its roots back some 200 years to the British East India Company (and initially established as the Bank of Calcutta in 1806), the bank operates more than 13,500 branches within India. It also owns majority stakes in five associate banks. SBI also has more than 155 branches in about 30 foreign countries, including multiple locations in the US, Canada, and Nigeria. The bank has other units devoted to capital markets, fund management, factoring and commercial services, credit cards, insurance, and brokerage services. The Reserve Bank of India owns about 60% of State Bank of India.
Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India. The Bank offers the entire spectrum of financial services to customer segments covering Large and Mid-Corporates, MSME, Agriculture and Retail Businesses. The Bank has a large footprint of 4,594 domestic branches (including extension counters) with 11,333 ATMs & 5,710 cash recyclers spread across the country as on 31st March, 2021. The Bank has 6 Virtual Centres and has over 1500 Virtual Relationship Managers as on 31st March 2021.The Overseas operations of the Bank are spread over eight international offices with branches at Singapore, Dubai (at DIFC) and Gift City-IBU; representative offices at Dhaka, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and an Overseas subsidiary at London, UK. The international offices focus on Corporate Lending, Trade Finance, Syndication, Investment Banking and Liability Businesses. Axis Bank is one of the first new generation private sector banks to have begun operations in 1994. The Bank was promoted in 1993, jointly by Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of India (SUUTI) (then known as Unit Trust of India), Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC), National Insurance Company Ltd., The New India Assurance Company Ltd., The Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. and United India Insurance Company Ltd. The share holding of Unit Trust of India was subsequently transferred to SUUTI, an entity established in 2003. With a balance sheet size of Rs. 9,96,118 crores as on 31st March 2021, Axis Bank has achieved consistent growth and with a 5 year CAGR (2015-16 to 2020-21) of 13% each in Total Assets & Advances and 15% in Deposits.
From its roots in a small Indian town, Bank of Baroda has really come into its own. Founded two centuries ago by Maharaja Sayajirao III, the Bank of Baroda today operates about 3,000 domestic and another 75 international branches. About a third of its branches are located in rural areas; Bank of Baroda also operates in semi-urban, urban, and metropolitan regions. Offerings include corporate and personal loans, card services, shipping and export financing, and offshore banking. Subsidiaries are active in card issuing, asset management, and capital markets; Bank of Baroda has also sponsored five regional rural banks. The company operates in Europe, the Caribbean, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Americas.