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Tag Archives: Indian Banking

You've heard of urban legends? Here its ICICI Bank..| Advantage zyaada

Jason’s on the prowl and it’s Friday the 13th Well ICICI Bank is back with a whimper if not a bang, befriending the 120k readers of mint ( at the … Continue reading

May 5, 2010 · 1 Comment

Bank Results season: India FY 2010

DCB has come in with another $200m loss in Q4, making it one of the few times, investors have supported a restructuring story that is much rather taking the ship … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · 1 Comment

Adding Banks to a Trillion Dollar Economy | Advantage banks

Indians are raring to open new banks with NBFCs being inadequate for the brand aspirations and the global deal making capabilities of the local industrial houses like the “Tatas and … Continue reading

March 29, 2010

The Retail Banking coalition | Advantage Lifestyle

While Banking seems to be equally interesting to all media, dominating most lifestyle, infrastructure and even Sunil Mittal’s dealmaking stories, the retail banks are never at the fore front of … Continue reading

March 4, 2010

India Budget: The Banking Fillip | Advantage Research

Blatant Borrowing of Global idea banks A long-standing complaint of the Banking Industry in the last 2 years, that had indeed been a cornerstone for the next reform we unleashed … Continue reading

March 3, 2010

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

Consumer Banking – The last bastion for India?

Random Tweets from a Saturday Saving Media , Also IPL and Indian Financial Services Advertising..stretching the rupee into hinterland access Lady Kidwai taking TV Opp with Bloomberg as opportunity … Continue reading

February 6, 2010

Axis Bank quits PE business | Advantage Infrastructure

closer to my chawl in this unknown highrise in Bangalore suburbs, even Axis Bank has had no success with what it was running a s a PE operation. Its funds … Continue reading

February 4, 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