Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicBank loans

Topic: Bank loans

Bad loan scam or defaulters dodging debt? The story behind former SBI chairman’s arrest

SBI ex-chair Pratip Chaudhuri has been accused of ‘conniving’ with asset reconstruction firm to wrongly declare a loan NPA, and sell property worth Rs 200 crore for Rs 25 crore.

Ambani’s JioPhone Next built by Google can unleash a credit revolution for banks

If the device is a hit, there will be a surge of customer data that can stand in for collateral. A small band of policy influencers could help banks get their hands on it.

What critics of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code get wrong about the recovery model

Any belief that the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has not performed better than the erstwhile mechanisms of recovery is not supported by facts.

How risk-averse banks have become hurdles to recovery of Indian economy after Covid

RBI data shows loans to companies and individuals have been growing at a subdued 5.5%-6% in recent months, which is half the pace seen before the pandemic struck.

Indians took loans for houses & cars through pandemic, but not for education, RBI data shows

Bank credit data between March 2020 and May 2021 shows overall loans given by banks decelerated in the second wave. But personal loans grew in double digits.

4 ways fixed deposits can help finance your expenditures

Other than helping save money, fixed deposits are also extremely useful for funding some common big-ticket expenses.

Our dark financial tunnel could get longer — that’s the message from bad loans of SBI Cards

Credit card debt as a percentage of the total is tiny, but it is expensive credit, and default is usually a sign that personal finances are in trouble.

Your credit score won’t be impacted if you opt for loan restructuring. Here is why

Credit history only after debt recast would be taken into account for new loans. Banks will allow recast only if income impacted between February and August.

File Kamath panel recommendations on loan moratorium, Supreme Court tells Centre, RBI

SC's direction came after the Finance Ministry agreed to waive compound interest charged on loans of up to Rs 2 crore for six-month moratorium period announced due to the pandemic.

Supreme Court restrains banks from declaring accounts as NPAs until further notice

A bench led by Justice Ashok Bhushan issued the interim order while was hearing a batch of petitions seeking waiver of interest on deferred EMIs during the moratorium period.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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