Exclusive | Bank licences for corporates with right regulation not a bad idea: Bandhan’s Chandra Shekhar Ghosh
Corporates have money and experience which can benefit the banking industry. People are criticising this part. But with right kind of monitoring and supervision, these risks can be addressed.
NBFCs cautious on RBI working group proposals on banking entry
There are many NBFCs that do not want to become banks.
Raghuram Rajan says RBI group’s proposal to let corporates float banks is a ‘bombshell’, questions timing
The former central bankers cite the risks in letting businesses run banks.
Banking Central | Too early for corporates to uncork the bubbly
On-tap licensing norms already exist in India but there have not been many takers, mainly because of RBI’s tight entry criteria.
RBI report: Doors could be finally open to large business houses to launch banks
In the past RBI has been hesitant to allow large businesses to promote banks. The indications are that this approach could change now
DBS wanted to buy 50% stake of Lakshmi Vilas Bank in 2018, RBI did not agree: Promoter
According to the terms of the LVB-DBS amalgamation, the entire paid up share capital of the bank will be written off. This has shocked the bank’s equity investors.
Yes Bank and LVB rescued, but investors pay the price
PMC, Yes Bank and LVB—all three episodes have important lessons for investors and depositors
LVB-DBS merger: Facing a wipeout, LVB’s ‘shocked’ equity holders weigh legal action
According to the draft scheme of amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank with DBS Bank India, the entire amount of the paid-up share capital will be written off. Some institutional investors Moneycontrol spoke to said they would consult legal experts before deciding on the way forward
Lakshmi Vilas Bank moratorium: LVB shareholders will get nothing after merger with DBS
According to the draft scheme of amalgamation, the entire paid-up share capital of the LVB will be wiped out.
RBI being shrunk rapidly, autonomy target of systemic attack: RBI unions to HR department
Central bank employees to strike work on 26 November
Banking Central | How powerful is RBI when it comes to Bank CEO appointments?
The Gurbaxani case, regardless of its outcome, will set a precedent in the banking sector.
How government's ECLGS scheme came as a face-saver for banks
The modified ECLGS scheme now covers almost all segments of stressed borrowers. Companies can use this money to stay afloat till growth rebounds.
Is COVID-19 impact on banking sector exaggerated?
There are indications that actual impact of COVID-19 on banking sector could be less severe than expected.
Explainer | Household financial savings sharply jump in Q1: 5 key questions answered
A sharp increase in household savings does not augur well for the economy. It means people are either postponing discretionary spending or expecting a tough economic scenario ahead.
How much will banks get if they sell Vijay Mallya’s shares?
Shares are the only major recoverable assets for banks. The rest of Mallya’s collateral includes some real estate and personal assets, which don’t amount to much against the Rs 11,000 crore he owes lenders
ICICI Bank says record home loan sales seen in October
Bank is pushing its digital channels to grow the business, management said.
Analysis| Who got the bank money this year?
Bankers can sense the ground realities often quicker than policymakers. What did they do when COVID hit the Indian economy in 2020? Here’s an analysis.
Lakshmi Vilas Bank: Worrying financials remind why a quick merger is the only hope
The bright spots in the LVB story are an encouraging update given on the proposed merger with Clix Group and the recently approved rights issue proposal to raise Rs 500 crore
Microfinance industry grew by 31% in 2019-20, says report
NBFC-MFIs have grown loan accounts by 26 percent and average ticket size by 9 percent, according to Sa-Dhan's Bharat Microfinance Report.
Banking Central | How many big NBFCs would want to become banks?
The RBI wants systemically important NBFCs to choose one of the two options--either become a bank or cut down their network externalities
Demonetisation 4 years on: A look at what it achieved and didn’t
There were three main objectives of demonetisation—fighting black money, flushing out fake notes and creating a cashless economy. Here is a status check.
Systemically important NBFCs warrant tighter regulation, says RBI Deputy Governor Rajeshwar Rao
Larger NBFCs with significant externalities and which contribute substantially to systemic risks must be identified and subjected to a higher degree of regulation, says M. Rajeshwar Rao, Deputy Governor of the RBI
Why co-lending, though a good idea, is unlikely to take off: 10 key facts about the model
Banks have the money, NBFCs have people on the ground. A marriage makes sense. But, why would a bank share a good borrower with an NBFC?
SBI’s asset quality numbers warrant a closer look
In the past, SBI had guided that it is 'asymptomatic' to the Covid-impact. Clearly, it is not.
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