Allahabad Bank is a nationalised bank with its headquarters in Kolkata, India. It is the oldest joint stock bank in India. On 24 April 2014, the bank entered into its 150th year of establishment. It was founded in Allahabad in 1865.
As of 31 March 2012, Allahabad Bank had over 2,500 branches across India. The bank did a total business of INR 3.1 trillion during the FY 2012-13. The bank has a branch in Hong Kong and a representative office in Shenzen.
The bank's market capitalisation in May 2013 was US$ 1.28 billion and it ranked #1466 on the Forbes Global 2000 list