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Tag Archives: RBI

Bank Policy Tuesday: DMK steals policy limelight, Rate cut hopes of India Inc

Though we did not suspect the political mulligatawny soup that will lead to a face off in the Parliament on the Lankan Tamils issue and should in fact be used by Indian … Continue reading

March 19, 2013

New Bank regulations 2011| Advantage Research

Banks’ extant ownership and governance guidelines RBI has made quite far reaching progress in India’s 2010 Budget decision allowing new banks to take root in the country. Enabling clauses in … Continue reading

August 11, 2010 · 4 Comments

Bank Results Season: State Bank of India

When SBI reported $83 mn odd NPAs in December 09 it also reported that while Axis has moved up loan coverage ratio to the new 70% , it has not … Continue reading

April 22, 2010 · 3 Comments

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

India's accelerated inflation | Advantage Banking

We have been saying of double digit inflation since October 2009 when the Central Bank started speaking of tightening policy on par course with withdrawal of stimulus. Unfortunately, the politically … Continue reading

March 22, 2010

HSBC making the right noises? | Advantage zyaada

After ANZ bought RBS Asia assets for $550 m (A$ 600 m now 🙂 ) minus India China and Malaysia and Stanchart failed to make the grade, HSBC got into … Continue reading

December 9, 2009

What China might learn from India | Advantage zyaada

A First rough draft  I hate writing influencing stuff for these ‘namakool’ government people..a true laissez faire capitalist as bollywood would say today – but much as I like to … Continue reading

October 27, 2009

ANZ to buy RBS Asian assets for $550m | Banks

ANZ will buy Royal Bank of Scotland’s operations in six Asian countries for $550m A$687m in a deal that underlines the ability of Australia’s strongly capitalised banks to acquire assets … Continue reading

August 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

The week’s Credit Policy Announcement

The overall Credit Growth has shrunk to 16% today and Reverse Repos continue to attract more than Rs 1 Trillion daily ($20 billion). Overnight rates reign low. Foreign Banks and … Continue reading

July 25, 2009

StanChart and ANZ poised to split RBS Asian assets * Banks

Standard Chartered and Australia’s ANZ are in advanced talks to acquire separate parts of the Asian retail and commercial assets being sold by Royal Bank of Scotland, according to people … Continue reading

July 1, 2009 · 1 Comment