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Somasroy Chakraborty

An elephant in a hurry

Regulatory turfs are set to get reworked as financial sector reforms gather pace

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Updated On : 29 Mar 2015 | 9:35 PM IST

UBI won't lend aggressively despite removal of lending restriction: CEO

The bank will continue to focus on lending to retail and SME sectors

UBI won't lend aggressively despite removal of lending restriction: CEO
Updated On : 27 Mar 2015 | 12:17 AM IST

Indian finance leaders most optimistic about economic growth: Amex study

The survey finds economic outlook in India remains strongest in world at 94%

Indian finance leaders most optimistic about economic growth: Amex study
Updated On : 24 Mar 2015 | 1:16 AM IST

Bankers resort to 'Gandhigiri' to recover dues from wilful defaulters

United Bank of India and Andhra Bank employees start organising silent protests outside houses and work places of defaulters

Bankers resort to 'Gandhigiri' to recover dues from wilful defaulters
Updated On : 21 Mar 2015 | 1:57 AM IST

RBI rate cut may persuade large banks to reduce lending rates

Heads of state-owned banks say they will consider cutting rates after internal reviews

RBI rate cut may persuade large banks to reduce lending rates
Updated On : 04 Mar 2015 | 10:56 AM IST

UCO Bank cuts bulk deposit rates by 11-52 bps

Will pay interest at 8.7% on deposits above Rs 5 cr maturing in 350-375 days instead of 8.81% earlier

UCO Bank cuts bulk deposit rates by 11-52 bps
Updated On : 04 Mar 2015 | 1:04 AM IST

ICICI Bank to repatriate capital from Canadian arm for second time

Writes to Canadian government's agency OSFI seeking permission

ICICI Bank to repatriate capital from Canadian arm for second time
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Axis, YES Bank to benefit as FM relaxes cap on FII shareholding

At present, foreign shareholding in private sector banks is capped at 74% of paid-up voting equity capital

Axis, YES Bank to benefit as FM relaxes cap on FII shareholding
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Governance pain of public banks

Dual regulation by the finance ministry and RBI, political influence in lending and appointment of board members have taken a toll on governance standards

Governance pain of public banks
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Low cost, efficient loan appraisal and reach will help us sustain banking business: Kuldip Maity

Q&A with managing director and chief executive officer, Village Financial Services

Low cost, efficient loan appraisal and reach will help us sustain banking business: Kuldip Maity
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Weak governance, frail finances fail to dent Indian banks' global brand appeal

Domestic lenders improved their brand value by 61% in the past one year, according to Brand Finance.rankings

Weak governance, frail finances fail to dent Indian banks' global brand appeal
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Banks get more time to cut rates

Cut in SLR to help improve margins

Banks get more time to cut rates
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Send money 24x7 using only your phone's address book

HDFC Bank's new app to allow customers transfer money to phone contacts

Send money 24x7 using only your phone's address book
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Bharti teams up with Kotak for payment bank

Vodafone-YES Bank, Future-IDFC in talks; Idea Cellular may go solo

Bharti teams up with Kotak for payment bank
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Our objective is to identify stress as early as possible: P Srinivas

Interview with Managing director & chief executive officer, United Bank of India

Our objective is to identify stress as early as possible: P Srinivas
Updated On : 03 Mar 2015 | 1:59 PM IST

Private banks' low cost deposit share dips in Q3

Festive season cash demand, current a/c deposit slowdown to blame

Private banks' low cost deposit share dips in Q3
Updated On : 28 Jan 2015 | 3:47 PM IST

Asset quality concerns continue for private banks

Higher loan restructuring in Q4 likely to increase stress

Asset quality concerns continue for private banks
Updated On : 27 Jan 2015 | 12:13 AM IST

RBI's directions on disclosure, loan spreads fail to impress bankers

Move likely to improve transparency in loan pricing but lenders see it as over regulation

RBI's directions on disclosure, loan spreads fail to impress bankers
Updated On : 24 Jan 2015 | 2:36 AM IST