Is it right time for the privatisation or consolidation of public sector banks?

Current market share of public sector banks is 70% which is reducing very rapidly i.e. approximately 4% a year. After 5 year, Estimated the market share of public and private sector bank will be in the ratio of 50:50. Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani said that market share of public sector bank may reduce to something […]

Continue Reading

Fraud prone Indian Banking & RBI: Recent Steps to strengthen Banking.

After recent scam of 12646 crores in PNB done through fraudulent issuance of letter of undertaking (LOU) , RBI have to take necessary steps to prevent such fraud in future. Market share of public sector bank is 70%, But after scam of 12646 crores in PNB the shares of public sector banks have lost their […]

Continue Reading

Paytm received approval from SEBI to become Registered Investment Advisor.

Business of E-wallet companies are affected by RBI guidelines for mandatory KYC in E-wallet. Last date for updation of KYC in E-wallet was 28th Feb. 2018. However those who have not updated KYC in their E-wallet are not going to lose their money in E-wallets. They are allowed to use money already available in E-wallet […]

Continue Reading

Updates about PNB Fraud case of Rs. 12700 crore.

Some Updates about PNB fraud case of Rs. Rs.12700 crore:- Axis Bank’s MD, Shikha Sharma and ICICI Bank’s MD Chanda Kochhar along with some senior officer of 31 banks summoned by Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) for questioning regarding extension of loans to Gitanjali Groups. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered two cases in […]

Continue Reading

Priority Sector Lending Targets for FY 2018-19 for Foreign Banks with 20 or more Branches.

RBI announced Priority Sector Lending Targets for FY 2018-19 for Foreign Banks with 20 or more Branches in notification dated 1st march 2018. As per RBI notification, Lending target are:- Sub-target of 8% of ANBC (Adjusted Net Bank Credit) or CEOBE (Credit equivalent Amount of Off-Balance Sheet Exposure), whichever is higher to small and marginal […]

Continue Reading

SBI increased Interest Rate for Domestic Term Deposits.

Today on 28-2-2018, State Bank of India (SBI) increased retail deposit rates by 10 to 50 basis points across various maturity baskets. It may also be followed by other banks. With effect from 28th February 2018 the revised interest rate on retail domestic term deposit below Rupees 1 crore is as follows: 7- 45-day : […]

Continue Reading

On 28-02-2018, RBI revised limit of "exchange traded currency derivatives".

RBI revised limit of “exchange traded currency derivatives” without having to establish underlying exposure for resident in India and FPI.Currently, persons resident in India and FPIs are allowed position in USD-INR upto USD 15 million per exchange and positions in EUR-INR, GBP-INR and JPY-INR pairs, all put together, upto USD 5 million equivalent per exchange. […]

Continue Reading

Update KYC in E-wallet before 28th Feb. 2018: RBI

Update KYC in E-wallet as deadline is very close. As per RBI guidelines issued in October 2017 as revised, E-wallet companies must convert all the E-wallet or other instruments issued by them to full KYC by 28th February 2018. Full KYC made mandatory to keep them functioning in normal manner otherwise sever restrictions would be […]

Continue Reading

On 23rd February 2018, Reserve Bank of India launched the Ombudsman Scheme for NBFC

Good News for customers of NBFC like Bajaj Financial Services Limited, LIC Housing Finance, PNB housing finance, Indiabulls group, Muthoot Finance, Reliance Capital, Sundaram Finance, GIC housing Financial Services etc. as they will get expedite and cost-free resolution for their complaints. Reserve Bank of India launched the Ombudsman Scheme for NBFC on date February 23, […]

Continue Reading

RBI constituted an Expert Committee to look into the reasons for high divergence observed in asset classification and provisioning by banks.

In view of large divergences observed in asset classification and provisioning in the credit portfolio of banks as well as the rising incidence of frauds in the Indian banking system, RBI decided to constitute an Expert Committee under the chairmanship of Shri Y H Malegam, a former member of the Central Board of Directors of […]

Continue Reading

Payment Banks: Revolutionising the Banking Sector

Payment Banks: Revolutionising the Banking Sector In September 2013, the Reserve Bank of India constituted a committee headed by Dr Nachiket Mor to study Comprehensive financial services for small businesses. The committee submitted its report to RBI in January 2014.One of the key suggestions of the committee was to introduce specialised banks or ‘ Payment […]

Continue Reading

UPI: Unified Payment Interface – A step of India towards Cashless Economy

UPI: Unified Payment Interface – A step of India towards Cashless Economy RBI Governor, Sh. Raghuram Rajan (born 3 February 1963) who became governor on 04th September 2013 by replacing Sh. D. Subbarao, now going to be replaced by Sh. Urjit R Patel on date 04th September 2016. Sh. Urjit R. Patel (born 28 October […]

Continue Reading

Basics of Letter of Credit(LC)

Basics of Letter of Credit(LC)/Documentary Credit What is Letter of Credit? How does it work? What are different Types of LC? Is there any law governing LC? What is Documentary Credit? Importance of LC in International Trade. These are the questions ringing in the mind of people starting new business or people dealing with finance […]

Continue Reading