Strong Credit Card Portfolio – Next Leg of Growth for Banks

Credit Cards Next Growth instruments for BanksWe see an opportunity for Indian banks from the shift towards newer and inexpensive payment platforms and better penetration of non- balance sheet products like Credit Cards. Banks that make money through ATM interchange fees are likely to see higher income through debit / credit card transactions. On the other hand, a strong retail customer base, new products and focus can provide healthy wealth-management business.

Penetration levels have improved for debit cards (~40% of savings account customers) and a proper incentive structure should enable strong growth in fee income for all banks. We notice most of the fee income generated in the cards portfolio coming

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Vijaya Bank Launches V-Platinum, V-Privilege Credit Cards

Vijaya Bank V-Platinum Credit CardState Owned Vijaya Bank just a while ago announced the launch of two new types of Credit Cards for its Banking Customers – V-Platinum and V-Privilege Credit Cards.

Features of Vijaya Bank’s V-Platinum Credit Card
This card is intended for HNI customers of the Bank. Minimum Credit Limit will be Rs 200,000 with no maximum pre-set spending limit. The card will be issued based on net-worthiness and Income of the Customer. Minimum Bill Payment will be 25% of the outstanding. The bank is planning to issue 10,000 of these cards.

Vijaya Bank currently has 100,000 Credit Card

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