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Differentiated banking licence: Local area banks hopeful on RBI move

Want scheduled bank status, more light on grey areas in draft proposals before applying to convert as small banks

RBI announces new regulatory framework for big banks

Due to their size, cross-jurisdictional activities, complexity, lack of substitutability and interconnectedness, such banks become systemically ...

Syndicate Bank plans to raise Rs 1,100 cr via QIP

Will lead to dilution in govt's stake to around 62% from 67.4% now

Banks to set ceiling for loans against gold for non-agri use

However, the regulator said banks would continue to maintain a loan-to-value (LTV) ratio of 75% against the pledged gold

TReDS to help MSME finance, says RBI

Will facilitate discounting of both invoices as well as bills of exchange

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Case for deferred health insurance

In the absence of such products, create your own safety nets for health care spends in future

Health policy claim can't be rejected for delay in lodging

The stipulation to lodge a claim within 30 days of discharge is not mandatory but to facilitate expeditious settlement

Is time running out for Dhanlaxmi Bank?

Jayakumar, who took charge in 2012, blames the previous management's unbridled expansion programmes for the lender's present crisis

Bond yields to range trade in anticipation of Budget and monsoon: Jajoo

Government bond yields are trading near their highs of pre-election scenario, the upside risks seems to be limited

Bond markets to remain cautious till Iraq problem continues: Jajoo

The short end of the curve will continue to remain a defensive and a carry bet

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Rupee up six paise

The rupee resumed higher at 60.25 to the dollar as against the last closing level of 60.31 per dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange (Forex) ...

Rupee gains, dollar demand from importers limits gains

Is seen moving in a 60.20 to 60.40 range during the day

Rupee edges up, fund flows and importer demand watched

Rupee is seen moving in a 60.00 to 60.50 range during day

Forex reserves rise $643.2 mln to $317.03 billion

In the previous week, reserves had risen by $614.6 million to $316.393 billion

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Inflation risks balanced by expected govt action

Cut in export credit refinance aimed at moving away from sector-specific windows

Foreign portfolio investors get liquidity bonanza

They can hedge up to $10 mn over and above their exposure; trading volumes set to rise further

India Inc welcomes liquidity support

Say RBI cut the SLR cut keeping economic growth in mind

FM lauds Rajan for 'balanced' policy

RBI has chosen to maintain a balance between growth and inflation while keeping the policy rates unchanged: Arun Jaitley

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Differentiating to include

Reserve Bank of India works on connecting with the unbanked

A prudent gamble?

Significant changes to infrastructure finance

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Abheek Barua

Abheek Barua: The rising vulnerability of emerging markets
Abheek Barua

Emerging markets could be affected by a combination of lower liquidity and higher dollar interest rates caused by a hike in the US Fed funds

Jaimini Bhagwati

Jaimini Bhagwati: The rupee's risky overvaluation
Jaimini Bhagwati

India should let the rupee drift lower against the dollar predictably, consistent with higher Indian inflation

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10-year gilt yield (%)

Banking Data

Instrument 22/07/2014 1 year ago
Call Rate 9.00 7.10
5 yrs GSec 8.64 8.65
10 yrs GSec 8.68 7.96
Bank rate 9.00 10.25
PLR 11.00/15.75 11.00/15.75
Deposit rate 8.00/9.05 7.50/9.00