Yes Bank's stock rose by 4.46 per cent to Rs 831.25 on the BSE.
    
At the NSE, it gained 4.49 per cent to Rs 831.80.
    
Country's fifth-largest private sector lender Yes Bank is looking at raising USD 1 billion by selling shares in local and overseas markets.
    
The bank, which was founded in 2004, said the share sale could happen in one or more tranches.
    
It had raised USD 500 million from a stock sale last May.
    
In a stock exchange filing yesterday, Yes Bank said its board of directors in a meeting "empowered the Capital Raising Committee, a sub Committee of the Board, to raise funds by way of issuance of equity capital up to USD 1 billion in one or more tranches on such terms and conditions as it may deem fit."
    
Yes Bank has reported 28.1 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 551 crore for the March quarter on higher interest income and a healthy growth in retail and SME advances.
    
Total income has increased from Rs 3,013.57 crore for the quarter to Rs 3,678.83 crore.

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