India's HDFC Bank to consider review of base rate - exec

MUMBAI, Oct 12 (Reuters) - India's HDFC Bank Ltdwill consider reviewing the bank's base rate at some pointduring the current quarter as deposit costs have come down,Executive Director Paresh Sukhtankar said on Friday.

HDFC Bank, India's No.3 lender, met forecasts with a 30percent year-on-year rise in second-quarter profit earlier inthe day, led by stronger loan growth, greater fee income andstable net interest margins.

(Reporting by Swati Pandey; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)


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