Apr 28, 2020 09:14 AM IST
A report by rating agency ICRA shows that several blue-chip companies, including some that are triple-A rated and those belonging to top business groups, have sought payment relief from lenders.
- Mar 05, 2020 10:47 AM IST
The Supreme Court judgment paves the way for the revival of the cryptocurrency ecosystem in India only theoretically. Whether or not it will be catalytic to the crypto-industry will have to be seen.
- Dec 30, 2019 10:22 AM IST
India’s policy makers now have no option but to find ways and means of restoring the country’s financial sector to health speedily, without further dilly-dallying.
- Dec 13, 2019 09:27 AM IST
Even though a sizable chunk of NBFC loans falls under the BBB+ category, the quality of these loans is doubtful
- Nov 05, 2019 08:56 AM IST
NBFC consumer lending data show 45 percent of origination is from the ‘below prime’ segment
- Oct 31, 2019 02:27 PM IST
Along with restricting inter-corporate loans, the government should also put an end to the practice of omnibus objects clauses
- Oct 30, 2019 09:19 AM IST
In many cases, pledged shares have been reduced because of compulsion, not due to improved company fundamentals
- Oct 23, 2019 10:33 AM IST
The risk is high especially from the real estate sector where credit from NBFCs has been choked off. Starved of liquidity, builders are struggling to pay their non-bank lenders, who in turn are defaulting on their dues to banks.
- Oct 11, 2019 08:20 AM IST
RBI’s rejection of the deal basically indicates that it does not trust the books of non-bank companies, particularly, those with links to the real estate sector. That would have ripple effect across the sector and increases the risk of contagion as fear and a trust deficit spreads throughout the financial system.
- Aug 30, 2019 08:04 PM IST
The timing of the merger is questionable. Bank management bandwidth will be occupied by the merger instead of pushing through loans with proper due diligence
- Aug 26, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Banks are parking almost a trillion rupees daily at the RBI’s overnight repo window. That shows they have money but are unwilling to lend.
- Aug 08, 2019 11:06 AM IST
The Nifty Financial Services Index fell by 0.88 percent on Wednesday
- Jul 23, 2019 09:09 AM IST
Bank deposit growth is looking up and the credit-deposit ratio is coming down
- Jun 06, 2019 03:28 PM IST
Despite the warnings signs, banks and mutual funds have done precious little with their holdings of DHFL’s debt
- May 03, 2019 09:54 AM IST
Rating downgrades cast doubt on the debt repayment prospect of companies and tend to create panic among investors.
- Apr 23, 2019 11:16 AM IST
New investment proposals in 2018-19 stood at a 14-year low, primarily attributable to a dip in the share of private sector investments.
- Apr 22, 2019 08:19 AM IST
Companies and promoters are doing all they can to lower debt to more sustainable levels. This has implications, mostly positive but some negative too
- Apr 17, 2019 10:29 AM IST
India has an emerging middle class, and this presents a real opportunity for wealth management and investment management firms.
- Apr 12, 2019 03:17 PM IST
It has emerged as a new tool to prevent financial vulnerabilities in the banking sector and mitigate the possible impact in case of a meltdown
- Mar 20, 2019 07:20 AM IST
Despite the evidence that economic reforms have helped increase growth, progress on this front has remained slow
- Mar 18, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Considering the impact on the banking sector, RBI needs to issue the operational and other guidelines for both banks and NBFCs so as to enable them to make the transition to Ind AS.
- Feb 21, 2019 08:11 AM IST
There are a number of structural problems that affect monetary policy transmission.
- Oct 26, 2018 03:34 PM IST
A 100 percent recovery for banks in the Essar Steel case could well mean a big blow to the sanctity of the insolvency resolution process.
- Aug 08, 2018 12:33 PM IST
Resolving insolvency cases speedily is necessary to clean up the balance sheet of both banks and corporate India and is a key condition to kick-start bank lending and boost private investment demand
- Jun 27, 2018 06:40 PM IST
Data now shows that this elixir of political survival is causing structural damage and needs to be stopped before it becomes irreversible.