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ICICI Bank posts 26% rise in Q4 net, sets aside Rs 2,725 cr for COVID-19-related provisions

May 10, 2020 12:54:24 am

Gross non-performing assets of the bank fell to 5.53 per cent of advances (Rs 41,409 crore) in Q4 of FY20 from 6.70 per cent (Rs 46,291 crore) a year ago.

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AIIB clears $500-mn loan to support India’s fight against COVID-19

May 9, 2020 6:38:30 am

The project will be implemented by the National Health Mission (NHM), the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

SBI slashes MCLR by 15 bps across all tenors

May 8, 2020 3:52:59 am

On March 27, the RBI, in its first COVID package, had slashed the repo rate by 75 bps to 4.40 per cent and cash reserve ratio (CRR) — the portion of deposits to be kept with the RBI — by 100 bps to 3 per cent.

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Nirmala Sitharaman: ‘PSB loans of Rs 5.66L crore waiting for disbursal soon after lockdown’

May 8, 2020 3:00:44 am

A recent report by Crisil points out how SMEs are hit when the economy moves into a low-growth phase.

Home loans from SBI to get cheaper as bank cuts MCLR by 15 bps

May 7, 2020 5:37:56 pm

SBI Home Loan EMIs: The move will benefit those customers of SBI who have their loans linked to its Marginal Cost of funds based Lending Rate (MCLR) - which changes each time the bank makes changes in its benchmark rate. Separately, senior citizen customers, the bank has introduced a special deposit scheme called 'SBI Wecare Deposit' with a higher interest rate.

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Kotak Mahindra Bank declares 10% pay cut for staff with over Rs 25 lakh annual salary

May 7, 2020 3:28:34 pm

The move comes weeks after the top management voluntarily surrendered 15 per cent of their payments for 2020-21.

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Yes Bank posts Rs 2,629 crore Q4 net on bond write-down

May 7, 2020 2:01:26 am

The bank had reported a loss of Rs 18,560 crore in the December quarter. The income from write-down of AT1 bonds worth Rs 8,415 crore was Rs 6,297 crore, the bank said.

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SBI, other banks agree to extend moratorium to NBFCs, MFIs

May 7, 2020 1:55:46 am

SBI and other banks will offer the moratorium on loan repayment to NBFCs which have taken loans from them, banking sources said.

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Covid-19 effect: Insurers get 900 treatment claims worth Rs 18 crore

May 6, 2020 3:15:45 am

General insurance companies have received 900 claims for over Rs 18 crore towards COVID-19 treatment till Monday, according the General Insurance Council, the official representative body of the domestic general insurers.

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MSME loans worth Rs 2,32,000 crore at risk of defaulting: Cibil

May 5, 2020 3:30:01 am

The NPA rate for MSMEs has increased continuously over last few years to reach 12.6 per cent as of December 2019, Cibil said in a report.

Covid-19 effect: Corporates may not get business interruption claims

May 5, 2020 3:14:47 am

While corporates had shut their factories due to the lockdown, there’s no provision to cover such losses in the policy.

RBI cancels licence of Mumbai-based CKP Co-op Bank

May 3, 2020 12:27:46 am

The Registrar of Co-operative Societies, Maharashtra, has also been requested to issue an order for winding up the affairs of the bank and appoint a liquidator, the RBI said.

SC directs RBI to ensure its moratorium circular is implemented in letter, spirit

May 1, 2020 3:19:15 am

A Bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, which heard a plea that claimed the March 27 circular of the RBI has not been implemented by banks, said “in view of the above, we direct the Reserve Bank of India to ensure implementation of the Circular dated 27.03.2020 in its letter and spirit”.

With 7.45 lakh followers, RBI most popular among central banks on Twitter

April 30, 2020 6:02:39 pm

As of Thursday morning, RBI's Twitter handle has 7.45 lakh followers. On April 20 alone, the handle saw 1.31 lakh new followers, according to an official with the central bank, who attributes the massive spike to an ongoing campaign.

Axis Bank to raise stake in Max Life for Rs 1.6K crore, holding to reach 30%

April 29, 2020 2:00:27 am

Max Financial Services presently holds a 72.5 per cent stake in Max Life, while Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance (MSI) owns 25.5 per cent stake.

Morgan Stanley report: ‘Mutual Funds hifting to stronger borrowers could mitigate redemption risk’

April 29, 2020 1:49:59 am

“Recent events at credit risk funds have increased risk of redemptions at debt mutual funds. However, we think a big shift in AUM mix over the past 18 months towards stronger borrowers should mitigate this risk,” it said.

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RBI opens Rs 50,000 cr liquidity window for mutual funds

April 28, 2020 4:20:38 am

The RBI’s liquidity offer is expected to bring some degree of comfort in the debt market which has been under huge redemption pressure, especially in the credit risk fund category which has assets of over Rs 55,000 crore.

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Asset quality could come under stress, says IndusInd Bank MD-CEO

April 28, 2020 5:47:14 am

The bank’s net profit fell 16% year-on-year to `302 crore in the March quarter as a result of higher provisions.

Banks have done nothing to help retailers, says retail industry body RAI

April 27, 2020 2:41:58 pm

The retail industry body claimed that despite the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) circulars to banks to lend support to businesses, on the ground retailers are finding it difficult to access funds from banks for various reasons.

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RBI announces Rs 50,000 crore special liquidity facility for mutual funds

April 27, 2020 10:51:57 am

The special liquidity facility for mutual funds (SLF-MF) is available from today (April 27) till May 11 or up to utilisation of the allocated amount, whichever is earlier. The RBI will review the timeline and amount, depending upon market conditions.