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RBI governor Shaktikanta Das cautions on backdoor entry in financial space

Although some number of complaints is expected from such a large financial system, the concerning fact is much of the complaints pertain to traditional banking

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das
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RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

Subrata Panda Mumbai
The use of technology has made financial entities more efficient, but it has also led to backdoor entry of unregulated players into the financial space that often do not abide by norms, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Friday.

“This leads to several concerns including mis-selling, breach of customer privacy, unfair business conduct, usurious interest rates, and unethical loan recovery practices,” Das said at the annual conference of RBI ombudsman at Jodhpur.

“Customers are initially tempted to borrow from these entities because of simplified or no documentation requirements followed by prompt disbursals. It is only later

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First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 7:59 PM IST

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