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RBI crackdown on NPA: What is Reserve Bank's 'Prudential Framework' plan to deal with stressed assets
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
RBI placed a new guidelines prudential framework for resolution of stressed assets by banks in the wake of the judgment of the Supreme Court of India.
One year of RBI's 12 February circular
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
One year ago, in a bid to hasten the resolution of bad loans, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had tightened rules to make banks identify and tackle any non-payment of loan rapidly by issuing a circular on 12 February 2018.
Syndicate Bank hopes to recover Rs 1,500 crore from non-performing assets
Sat, Jan 12, 2019
Currently, the bank has a total business of roughly around Rs 4.80 lakh crore, comprising deposits of about Rs 2.50 lakh crore and advances of around Rs 2.15 lakh crore.
Provision coverage ratio of PSU banks on the rise, crosses 66 pc
Sun, Dec 30, 2018
"The PCR of public sector banks has risen steeply from 46.04 per cent as of March 2015 to 66.85 per cent as of September 2018, giving banks cushion to absorb losses," Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar said.
Bad loans: RBI reveals top 20 defaulters of PSBs account for Rs 2.36 lakh crore
Thu, Nov 22, 2018
According to the central bank data, top 20 defaulters of public sector banks have Rs 2.36 lakh crore non-performing assets (NPAs), which is about 50% of the total loan exposure of Rs 4.69 lakh crore to the top 20 borrowers as of fiscal 2018-end. However, in case of private banks, the defaults by top 20 defaulters are 34% of the loan exposure of Rs 1.31 lakh crore to the top 20 borrowers.
Raghuram Rajan: Over optimistic bankers, growth slowdown responsible for bad loans
Tue, Sep 11, 2018
"It is at such times that banks make mistakes. They extrapolate past growth and performance to the future. So, they are willing to accept higher leverage in projects, and less promoter equity. Indeed, sometimes banks signed up to lend based on project reports by the promoter's investment bank, without doing their own due diligence," he said.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley blames NPA woes to 'indiscriminate lending' under UPA
Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Jaitley who resumed office last week after a medical leave since April, blamed the NPA pile, which is about 12 per cent of the system, and the macroeconomic problems of fiscals 2013 and 2014 to the debt-driven growth and banks funding unsustainable projects during the previous regime.
Banks stare at $38 bn new dud loans from power sector: Report
Wed, Apr 04, 2018
The report is based on the fact that as much as 71 gigawatt (gw) of private sector coal-based projects are facing bankruptcy filings at various NCLTs, implying probable resolution from June 2019 and it expects an average 75 per cent write-off in these loans. Of the USD 178 billion loan, the distribution companies have USD 65 billion, generation companies have USD 77 billion, and transmission firms have a debt burden of USD 36 billion, says the report penned by BofA-ML research analysts Amish Shah and Sriharsh Singh.
RBI's new NPA norms may undermine bank earnings: Fitch
Thu, Feb 22, 2018
Stronger regulatory efforts to clean-up bad loan problems, combined with planned recapitalisation of state banks, could help support a recovery in the sector over the medium term.
PNB fraud: Are public sector banks heading to gallows in India?
Mon, Feb 19, 2018
By Anto T Joseph
PNB no one-off! Financial frauds run far and wide in India: RBI's recorded data
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Investors may have been shocked when one of India's biggest banks disclosed a $1.77 billion fraud by billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, but the central bank has recorded data that shows the problem runs far deeper and wider.
Bad loan resolution: RBI does away with JLR, notifies revised framework under IBC
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India today came out with a revised framework for expeditious resolution of bad loans, harmonising the existing guidelines with the norms specified in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
Shares of SBI fall on weak Q3 earnings
Mon, Feb 12, 2018
The country's largest lender's loss was due to its bad loans and increased provisions
RBI to resolve bad loans of nearly 1,500 accounts with PSBs
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
As of September 2017, PSBs' gross non-performing assets (GNPA) stood at Rs 7.34 lakh crore.
ICICI Bank second-quarter profit falls, but bad loans stable
Fri, Oct 27, 2017
ICICI Bank Ltd, India`s third-biggest lender by assets, reported a bigger-than-expected 34 percent fall in second-quarter profit on lower income and due to higher provisions for stressed loans and bankruptcy cases.
Yes Bank posts lower than estimated 25% rise in net profit in Q2
Thu, Oct 26, 2017
Yes Bank , India`s fifth-biggest private-sector lender by assets, posted a lower-than-expected 25 percent increase in second-quarter profit, as bad loans rose.
HDFC Bank posts 20% growth in Q2 net profit; in line with industry estimates
Tue, Oct 24, 2017
Net profit rose to Rs 4,151 crore ($634 million) in the three months ended September 30, from 3,455 crore a year earlier.
Indian banks need Rs 4.16 lakh crore in less than two years to meet Basel III norms
Tue, Sep 12, 2017
Banks argue that the haircuts they are expected to take cannot be extrapolated to the other exposures, which they say are backed by more productive assets.
Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan pitches for state asset sales to bail out banks
Thu, Sep 07, 2017
The expected losses from the bad loans mean banks will need tens of billions of dollars of fresh capital, but the government does not have the money to fund such a bail-out, Raghuram Rajan said.
Government should go slow on public sector bank mergers: Raghuram Rajan
Wed, Sep 06, 2017
Mergers can happen between healthy banks and not amongst weak ones and the central government should be careful in this regard, said Reserve Bank of India`s former Governor Raghuram G Rajan said on Tuesday.