As mentioned in another post, the NPA discussion has alerted the regulator further more to expedite regulations being under discussion for long. One that RBI has proposed last week, deals with large borrowers’ exposure to the banking sector as a whole. The rules so far only dealt with a bank’s exposure to the corporate and … Continue reading Regulating Large borrowers – RBI Proposal..
The IIP numbers have a great meaning and implication for India as it is primarily dependent on the industries to provide jobs for its people. Even though service sector has been doing good, there are large number of low-educated, low-skilled people who can be absorbed in industries only and not much in service sector. Despite its impact … Continue reading Decoding IIP (Index of Industrial Production)
For second consecutive week, economy witnesses more activity on policy, regulations and macro economic front rather than corporate action. Inflation and IIP (Index of Industrial Production) data is released showing their continued roller-coaster ride. After falling for three months, retail inflation again rises in April. On the other hand, IIP growth rate comes down to barely … Continue reading Weekly Round Up – Week 19
Divestment of 30% stake in GMR Energy is part of GMR Group’s effort to deleverage its balance sheet, reduce interest burden and bring about some stability to group’s finances. However, the size of the deal is still relatively small and it may have to make more efforts on the same lines. The genesis of the … Continue reading GMR Energy – Is the divestment enough…
RBI recently came out with draft guidelines on this nascent segment built around the online platform which acts as the market place. The online platform is the market place for this activity where the lender and the borrower meet and carry out the transaction if the deal matches. Had the chance to read two documents today. … Continue reading Peer to Peer Lending… And more.
The objective of resolution plans is to find a way to keep the company running with change in management control. So, if another company or an investor finds value in the company after due diligence, he may put forward his proposal to take control. This also makes the process more transparent as everyone is free to make … Continue reading The Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code – (Part II)
The bill, passed by Lok Sabha earlier this week, is aimed at simplifying the complete process of closure and liquidation of a company which is unable to pay its dues. Other than improving the ease of doing business, it also aims to quicken the process of loan recovery for the creditors. The bill gives power to the … Continue reading The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code… (Part I)
The barely covered news of Government’s amendment of the Atomic energy Act enabling other Public Sector Enterprises to provide equity to Nuclear Power Corporation (NPCIL) brings a little light to the much criticized sector. To the credit of the government, it is an innovative move to fund the growth of the sector since under present … Continue reading Nuclear Power – The demonised resource…