Nov 15 (Reuters) - Westpac Banking Corp,
Australia's third-largest lender by assets, said on Thursday it
has opened its first branch in India that will offer wholesale
and retail banking services including trade finance, deposits
The bank, through its branch in the country's financial
capital of Mumbai, will also offer savings and current account,
foreign exchange and treasury services, it said in a statement.
Westpac has operated in India through its representative
office since 2007, and was awarded a banking licence by the
Reserve Bank of India in April.
(Reporting by Sumeet Chatterjee in MUMBAI; Editing by Sunil