Sat, May 20, 2023
Rs 2,000 withdrawal from circulation: The RBI's announcement on Friday evening that the Rs 2,000 currency note has served its purpose and thus will be withdrawn from circulation left social media platforms in splits, with a string of memes doing rounds on microblogging website Twitter.
Fri, May 19, 2023
BREAKING | Rs 2,000 note to be withdrawn: The RBI will start withdrawing 2,000-rupee notes from circulation. But worry not! The 2,000 note will remain legal tender. You will get a chance to deposit the Rs 2,000 note at the bank, or exchange it up to 10 (Rs 20,000) at a time.
Mon, Mar 20, 2023
The finance minister says banks make assessment of amount and denominational requirements for ATMs on the basis of past usage
Thu, Mar 02, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government is foucssed on making India a less-cash society. In this bid, the government has taken many initiatives to promote digital currency and dissuade citizens from using cash. The latest step in this direction is banks charging customers for withdrawing their own cash.
Wed, Mar 01, 2017
HDFC Bank in one of its report said, “With the surge in deposits growth from 9.8% in 1H-FY17 to around 13% in 2H-FY17, commercial banks in India are at the moment flush with liquidity. After a spurt in deposits post-demonetisation, there is now a trend-reversal underway.”
Progress on the pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's 2017 budget speech to parliament both underscore the government's commitment to reform in the wake of demonetisation.
RBI said, "On a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis, aggregate deposits grew at an accelerated pace in all population groups (except in metropolitan areas) and for all bank groups; on the other hand, however, bank credit decelerated across all population groups and bank groups."
State Bank of India (SBI) in its report said, “The Q3FY17 estimates are crucial in the sense that it should have given the impact of what happened in the economy during those two months of demonetisation.”
The strong data have also reignited the debate about the credibility as well as the quality of the official GDP data.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Analysts at India Ratings said, “The operating profitability of cement manufacturers in FY18 to be around the FY16 and estimated FY17 levels, due to stable demand growth, despite increase in input costs. Demand will be backed by an increase in government expenditure.”
About 10 lakh bankers have observed one-day strike across India on Tuesday to protest against the government's "anti-people banking reforms" and to press their demands to the government for compensation for the extra work done during the demonetisation period.
Soon after the announcement of the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, the experts and economists, who were expecting GDP around 7.6% revised the numbers to below 7%.
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
The management committee was authorised to take the decision on the proposed NPA sale.
Care Ratings has projected India's residential real estate sector to witness low sales in 2017 on back of buyers waiting for more interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), deferral of house buying decision among IT professionals, among others.
The First Advance Estimates of National Income, 2016-17, did not take into account the impact of demonetisation.
Apart from demonetisation Pokhriyal further spoke on GST, Textile Minister Smriti Irani and how US President Donald Trump's decision to end the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is beneficial to them.
About nine bank unions of India will go on one-day strike on February 28 this year to protest against the government's anti-people banking reforms.
Sun, Feb 26, 2017
Digital payment can check black money and play a key role in fighting graft, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as he asked the youth to become an "anti-corruption cadre" as part of the "cleanliness" drive.
During April-December period of the 2016-17 fiscal, Prestige Estates Projects reported over 4 per cent decline in sales bookings at Rs 1,823.1 crore from Rs 1,908.7 crore in the corresponding period of the previous year.
Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma tweeted: "Hello, Tech/Product people in Delhi NCR, feeling heat of business restructuring. We welcome you @Paytm and @Paytm-Mall with open arms."
Sat, Feb 25, 2017
The charge sheet filed through Special Public Prosecutor Vikas Garg, who appeared for ED, named as accused 32-year-old Vineet Gupta, then branch manager in Axis Bank's Kashmere Gate branch here, 33-year-old Shobit Sinha, then manager (operations) in the bank, and Rajeev Kumar Kushwaha, suspected to be the mastermind behind floating of shell companies. The three accused are presently lodged in judicial custody.
Declaring that he felt disappointed about the happenings in the chartered accountant profession that he himself was earlier part of, Goyal reminded the gathering about what Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said on the aim of demonetisation.
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Real GDP growth is projected to slow to 6.6% in FY2016/17 and then rebound to 7.2% in FY2017/18.
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