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RBI’s Revised Framework for the Resolution of Stressed Assets

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By the beginning of 2018, there are high incidence of provisioning, quarterly losses reported by banks etc. in the country because of a new framework implemented by the RBI about resolution of stressed assets....

What is Donald Trump’s (US-China) trade war?

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What is a trade war?Trade war is a situation where countries restricts each other’s’ trade by imposing tariff or quota on imports. Retaliatory steps by partner country intensifies the trade war. As a result,...

What is Standing Deposit Facility (SDF)?

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The Standing Deposit Facility, proposed to be introduced by the RBI, is a collateral free liquidity absorption mechanism that aims to absorb liquidity from the commercial banking system into the RBI. Government in the...

Fighting NPAs, SBI reports its biggest quarterly loss

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India’s largest banker - State Bank of India reported its biggest-ever quarterly loss amidst intensified efforts fighting the NPAs. The bank’s loss comes as it followed the stricter provisioning norms enforced by the RBI...

When oil returns to the boiling days…

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The happy days of lower crude prices are seeming to be over for India; at least for the medium term. Crude producing countries are happy at the return of conflict ridden strategic relations in...

What is Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF)?

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Over the last one and a half decade, the Central Road Fund (CRF) was a major revenue for the government to finance ambitious road projects. The CRF launched in 2000 is basically a cess...

US and China to mute their trade war instincts

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World’s largest economies – the US and China have reached in a solution to withdraw from their trade war endeavor. According to the US side, the two countries have worked out a plan to...

Geopolitics and Trump makes crude producers happy

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After a gap of nearly three and a half years, Brent oil crossed $80/barrel; bringing back celebration time for the OPEC and other oil producers. Prices touched the $80 level back in November 2014.Crude’s...

What is the new Classification of MSMEs?

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How MSMEs are classified?The government has given a new turnover based classification of MSMEs in February 2018. As per this new classification, the MSMEs are categorized in term of business turnover. This is in...

What is Banking Ombudsman Scheme?

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The Banking Ombudsman Scheme was implemented by the RBI to redress the complaints of customers on certain types of banking services provided by banks and to facilitate the settlement of those complaints.The scheme was...