Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: Kotak

Why Kotak Mahindra Bank is taking legal action against BharatPe founder Ashneer Grover & wife

Grover sought damages of Rs 500cr in Oct 2021 for a notional loss allegedly suffered because of the bank. Kotak says it replied to notice, pursuing 'appropriate legal action'.

Load up on foreign stocks, top banker tells wealthy Indians

Kotak Investment Advisors CEO Srikanth Subramanian says softening of rules will see higher returns from some overseas markets than what investors can get from Indian equities.

Goldman Sachs, Kotak, ICICI among 10 banks shortlisted to manage LIC’s IPO

India may also allow foreign direct investment in LIC to ensure a diversified and strong demand across various segments of investors.

India’s top cotton trader halts China shipments amid coronavirus panic

Mumbai-based Kotak Commodity Services will now look for new buyers of cotton in countries such as Bangladesh, Indonesia, Taiwan and Vietnam.

Kotak halts bid for Altico as India struggles with shadow banking crisis

Altico Capital India Ltd. is one of the latest caught up in India's shadow banking crisis that started in 2018.

Funding crisis to worsen unless India pumps in cash, Kotak says

India’s cash deficit is the worst since 2016, largely due to muted government spending & high election-linked expenditure.

IL&FS must die for its infrastructure projects to live

IL&FS is an unwieldy, opaque hydra. More than size, it’s the diffuse nature of its operations that should worry its new directors.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.