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Insurance IPOs still 2-3 years away

Many procedural issues remain, apart from prior agreements with Indian partners in JVs

DCB Bank aims to double balance sheet size in next three years

Will continue to avoid large ticket advances, infra lending

Vijaya Bank net up 21.9% to Rs 161.46 crore in Q1

The Bank plans to raise Rs 600 capital under Tier-I and Rs 500 crore under Tier-II

SBM net profit up 44% to Rs 75 crore in Q1

The bank plans to raise Rs 500 crore through a rights issue to augment Tier-I capital during the Q3

Can the elephants dance?

The govt has put consolidation of PSU banks back on the table

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HDFC-HDFC Bank merger: Who benefits?

Analysts take divergent positions on which is the better company to bet if the merger happens

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

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Rupee inches lower, expected to remain range-bound

The currency closed at 60.1250/1350 per dollar, compared with 60.1025/1125 on Friday

Rupee flat, stuck in narrow range

The pair is seen in 59.95 to 60.20 range

Rupee might weaken as dollar demand intensifies

The yield on the 10-year benchmark bond is expected to rise this week

India's forex reserves up $163 million

Reserves had increased by $643.2 million to $317.03 billion for the week ended July 11

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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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Making banks safer

Capital adequacy and tighter regulation are just one step forward

Differentiating to include

Reserve Bank of India works on connecting with the unbanked

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Subir Gokarn

Subir Gokarn: Explaining expectations
Subir Gokarn

Figuring out why inflationary expectations have been so stubborn is critical for policy

Jamal Mecklai

Jamal Mecklai: Bring on the lederhosen
Jamal Mecklai

Back in the day when all the men were strong, all the women were good-looking and all the children were above average (with thanks to The ...

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10-year gilt yield (%)

Banking Data

Instrument 28/07/2014 1 year ago
Call Rate 8.90 6.50
5 yrs GSec 8.42 8.67
10 yrs GSec 8.41 8.13
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