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Facts dispute claims by banks: write-off gallops, recovery crawls

In the last three years, public sector banks have written off Rs 1,14,000 crore as reported by The Indian Express on February 8. The Finance Ministry, RBI and SBI sent separate letters to the newspaper arguing that write-offs did not mean all was lost.

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punjab national bank, NPA, balance sheet, dena bank, allahabad bnak, banking, bad loan

Meaning: Non-performing assets

One of the most used terms in the banking and financial sectors over the last few years, leading RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to express concern over the health of public sector banks. So what does it mean?

Read more: NPA, RBI
Budget 2016, Budget session 2016, GST bill, Arun Jaitley, GST budget, CCPA, Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, india news, budget news, budget 2016 news, business news

In fact: For Budget test three weeks away, lessons from 17 years ago

As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gets ready to present his Budget, there appear to be some parallels from then — the banking sector crisis.

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In countdown, moving deficit goalposts starts debate in Govt

Subramanian & team back investment boost, Rajan-led economists caution

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RBI panel proposes easier norms for bond options

The working group, set up by the RBI, has called for introducing a call and put option format for trading over-the-counter (OTC) as well as on exchanges.

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RBI, bad debts, financial year, PSB, financial crisis, NPA

Slip sliding

The RBI has taken steps to address bad debts. It is time government chipped in with structural reforms

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Bank insecurities

Government must use multiple instruments to resolve the growing burden of non-performing assets

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Rs 1.14 lakh crore of bad debts: The great government bank write-off

That is the amount of bad loans waived in last three financial years, more than the write-off in the previous nine

RBI, raghuram rajan, rate cut, inflation, incestment

Picture this

Inflation expectations are rising, and investment is sliding. That’s the challenge the budget must address

Read more: Raghuram Rajan, RBI
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Large firms benefit, laws apply quickly to small cos: Raghuram Rajan

Rajan listed four conditions for free enterprise to be politically viable: Level playing field with easy entry and exit, protection of property rights, broadening access to capabilities and a basic safety net.

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In fact: How govts pledged gold to pull economy back from the brink

In July 1991, the RBI pledged 46.91 tonnes of gold with the Bank of England and the Bank of Japan to raise $400 million but the government was quick to repurchase it months later as the situation improved.

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RBI tweaking SDR, 5:25 scheme to tackle NPAs

Rajan also said the RBI is tweaking the guidelines relating to the 5:25 refinance scheme and Strategic Debt Restructuring (SDR) to tackle stressed assets more effectively.

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Let the rupee slide

The economy is best served by lowering interest rates and blocking protectionism.

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RBI, raghuram rajan, rate cut, inflation, incestment

Eye on budget, RBI keeps rates on hold – here’s the thinking behind it

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday kept key policy rates unchanged, awaiting further data on inflation and the unveiling of the Union Budget scheduled for later this month.

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RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.7%; CRR at 4%

“The Reserve Bank will adjust the forecast path as and when more clarity emerges on the timing of the implementation,” said the statement.

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