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60-year low credit growth is a warning bell for banks
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
The outlook on the asset quality of the banking sector seems to be weak even as the fresh non-performing asset (NPA) generation rate continues to show signs of moderation.
India's credit growth projected to remain weak in range of 5-6% in FY17: ICRA
Mon, Jan 30, 2017
ICRA has projected India's credit growth to remain at similar levels in the range of 5% to 6% in FY17 on the back of muted credit demand.
Highest Ever: Banks’ treasury gains set to top Rs 38,000 crore
Wed, Dec 21, 2016
As per India Ratings, “Indian banks will register about Rs 38,200 crore of treasury gains for FY17, as the softening of yield continues due to uptick in liquidity.”
Sebi to permit FPIs for trading directly in corporate bonds without a broker
Fri, Sep 23, 2016
Amending the norms Sebi said,"Category I and Category II FPIs will have an option to directly access corporate bond market without brokers as has been allowed to domestic insitution such as banks, insurance, companies pensions fund etc."
Will large companies now look towards bond market for funding options?
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
Care Ratings believe that exposure to these norms may not have any effect on banks and corporate during the current fiscal but over the medium term, these measures will have an impact on borrowing patterns.
Scheduled banks' April-June performance remain sluggish
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
In June 2016, the number of reporting offices under commercial bank, consistently increased in all sections such as rural (50,421 from 48531 of June 2015), semi-urban (36,056 versus 33929 of June 2015), urban (25,062 against 23803 in June 2015) and metropolitan (22475 from 21080 of June 2015).
Indian corporate bonds nowhere near perfection
Wed, Aug 24, 2016
The Reserve Bank of India, in a recent working group paper on corporate bonds said that the bond market "complements a sound banking system as an alternate source of finance to the real sector for its long term needs. These bonds support in diversification of risks in the financial system."
Corporate Bond reissuance fails to gain traction
Mon, Aug 22, 2016
In a recent working group report on corporate bonds, the RBI said, while the primary corporate bonds market is robust, the performance of the secondary market is dwindling, with only limited trades seen there.
India to soon allow banks to pledge corporate bonds to borrow from RBI
Thu, Aug 18, 2016
As of now, banks can only pledge government securities to borrow from the Reserve Bank of India, and allowing them to pledge corporate bond could spur more buying of the debt by lenders.