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Asia Wednesday 9 am: Rupee weakness predates another correction of the US Dollar

JP Morgan is of course sitting pretty on the best outcome of yesterday’s vote with a 68% vote agreeing with Jamie Dimon’s exemplary record and granting him no interruptions from … Continue reading

May 22, 2013

Bank Results Season: BofA turns in an all round excellence score

Net profits of $2.6 B on just $1.7 B in Loan losses before taxes led the most heavily capitalised bank in the orld to further improve its net Basel 3 … Continue reading

April 17, 2013

India's growth challenges : Bank Policy Tuesday

A 50 bp hike, addition of a MSF rate 100 points above the repo rate and the removal of the reverse repo rate as a floater. It would be now … Continue reading

May 3, 2011

India Results Season: Banks shine in the last fiscal quarter (ICICI Q4 results)

As the usual year end considerations get into the books, banks in India have a relatively strong showing (details in bank results season at and have made again the … Continue reading

April 28, 2011 · 2 Comments

ICICI Bank in the mirror | Advantage zyaada

Let’s face it, India is a land of scandals, scams and belittled frequently for its lack of infrastructure and semi-literate breed of urban professionals called bank salesmen and other staff.. … Continue reading

March 15, 2010 · 1 Comment

Can Faster ATMs redeem Indian Banking | Advantage Brands

From highly woven storylines for Max New York Life Insurance, to the overarching philosophical muse in ING’s ‘paisa sirf paisa nahin hai’, Indian Financial Services customers have seen a highly … Continue reading

February 10, 2010

ICICI BANK: A cultural meme withdraws

The bank results are out and the writing is on the wall for some of the erstwhile leadership in Indian Industry as well as the Global Banking firmament. We finally … Continue reading

February 2, 2010

Banking: YES in the lead

YES Bank came for a quick $250m QIP gathering INR 1200 crores from the market today with J P Morgan, Capital Est and the Merchant Banker Morgan Stanley subscribing to … Continue reading

January 21, 2010