Canara Bank offers banking services along with products across the nation and in foreign countries. It offers several personal services for individuals like savings accounts, recurring deposits, current accounts, unclaimed deposits, and fixed deposits. Apart from this, the company also has multiple services for senior citizens besides its reinvestment plans and other loan services and products.
Canara Bank offers loans for the site, housing, vehicle, gold, consumer and mortgage, among others. The bank also offers consultancy services, health insurance, investment counselling, tax assistance, pt, and non-profit trustee services, attorneyship, mutual funds, foreign banking services, safety deposit lockers, and card services.
Besides individual and personal banking services, the bank also offers corporate banking services and related products which includes recurring deposits, accounts, current, fixed, finance management for supply chain, loans along with advances for term loans, infrastructure, export, working capital finance; IPO monitoring, investment services, merchant banking, escrow bankers among others. Based in Bengaluru in India, Canara Bank was incorporated back in 1906.
About Company Information:
In 1910, this finance institution changed its name from the former Canara Hindu Permanent Fund Limited to the current one, Canara Bank Limited. In 1969, 16th July Canara Bank was nationalized, and it became one of the banks out of 14 chief banks in the country to be nationalized that year. In 1976 Canara Bank opened up their 1000th branch. A foreign branch was inaugurated in London in 1983. The following year, in 1984, the bank went through a merger with Lakshmi Commercial Bank Limited.
A new company was commissioned by the bank in 1985 by the name of Indo Hong Kong International Finance Limited. Within the next two years in 1987, Canara Bank launched Canbank venture Capital Fund and Canbank Mutual Fund along with another one by the name of Can Fin Homes. During 1992-1993 they adopted the directive principles of Good Banking; this move made them the first bank in the country to do it. Canara Bank was the first one to receive the ISO 9002 certification during 1995-1996, for its Bangalore branch. During 2001-2002, a Mahila Bank branch was opened up by the bank to exclusively serving women consumers with financial services and products.
The bank's third foreign branch was custom-built in Shanghai during 2008-2009. During 2009-2010, the total number of the branches of the bank came up to 3046 after they went ahead and added 314 new ones that year. The bank further expanded via Remit Money, an online product which helps then extend services to 17 exchange companies or banks along with four foreign branches. During 2010-2011, 210 branches were added in the country which summed up the total number of branches to be 3, 257, which included the foreign branches in Shanghai, London, Hong Kong, and Leicester. Canara Bank received 100% coverage through Core banking Solution.
In 2010-2011, the bank raised Rs 1993 crore. After the implementation of QIP, the GOI's shareholding in the company reduced to 67.72%. During the 2011-2012 period, the bank branches totalled to 3, 600. During the same period, CANARA Bank set up its 5th overseas branch in Bahrain, at Manama. Between 2013-2014 new ATMs numbering to 2, 786 along with 1027 new branches were set up by the bank. From 2014 through 2015 the bank's global trade came up to be more than Rs 8 lakh crore. During 2015-2016 the bank's 8th overseas branch was set up in Dubai. The number of branches of the bank crossed its 6000 milestones between 2016 and 2017. The bank got itself a new overseas subsidiary in Tanzania. Canara Bank in 2017-2018, according to its global trading amount crossed Rs 9 lakh crore.
The bank currently offers banking services and products for NRIs, including various segments like an investment, trading services, vehicle loans, home and home improvement loans, remittance, mortgage, site loans, and advances. As on 31st March 2019, Canara Bank operates through 6 foreign branches, 6316 branches, and 287 speciality units. Canara Bank also operates 8, 851 ATMs.
How Canara Bank, is categorised as Banks Sector, and Finance Industry :
The Financial Industry is a section that leads the world in terms of equity market capitalization and earnings. The companies that are in the economic enterprise focus mainly on managing money, as their revenue is generated mostly by the sectors from mortgage and loans that gain value as interest rates rise. Also, this industry's economy is made up of institutions and firms that provide financial services to wholesale and retail customers.
The main sectors that are into the Financial industry are,
Accounting and Bookkeeping.
Financial Markets and Planning.
Banking and General Financial Services.
Mortgage and Financial Broking.
Insurance and Superannuation.
Specialised Financial Services.
Canara Bank comes under the Banking sector. The banks sector is one of the active areas in India, which makes a significant portion of the growth of a country’s GDP. The banking sector in India is of great importance in Asia and also throughout the World because of its steady performance in the market.
Canara bank, Competitors and Sector Peers:
Bank of Maharashtra - BANK5
Central Bank of India - CENTRB
Corporation Bank - CORBAN
Indian Overseas Bank - INDOVE
Oriental Bank of Commerce - ORIBAN
Punjab & Sind Bank - PUNSI
Punjab National Bank - PUNNAT
State Bank Of Bikaner and Jaipur [Merged] - STABAN
State Bank Of Mysore - STATE3
State Bank of India - SBIN
State Bank of Travancore [Merged] - STATE6
Union Bank of India - UNIBAN
United Bank of India - UNITBA