Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicLiquidity crisis

Topic: Liquidity crisis

Govt cuts Employees’ Provident Fund contributions from 12% to 10% for 3 months

This would increase 4.3 crore organised sector employees' take home pay and reduce the liability of 6.5 lakh employees facing a liquidity crunch under lockdown.

RBI injected liquidity after Franklin funds crisis but banks are still not borrowing

Lenders have borrowed only about 5% of an RBI emergency funding line as they grapple with rising bad debt amid the coronavirus pandemic & lockdown.

RBI announces Rs 50,000 cr special liquidity facility for mutual funds

India's debt markets have been reeling under the coronavirus lockdown, prompting risk-averse investors to dump assets and worsening liquidity in some corporate bond trading.

Housing finance regulator NHB comes in for tougher oversight to prevent liquidity crisis

With visible signs of stress among housing finance companies, the NHB’s inclusion in FSDC will aid better information sharing among regulators.

NRIs can ease liquidity crunch in India

The surest way to ease India’s financial crunch would require tapping Indians living overseas

RBI surprises by holding interest rates and shifting to hawkish stance

The six-member monetary policy committee led by RBI Governor Urjit Patel voted 5-1 to keep the repurchase rate at 6.5 per cent.

Lesson from IL&FS crisis: Indian finance firms need to hold assets that can be collateral

Lenders like IL&FS have amassed large balance sheets but their assets can’t be easily pledged even in normal times.

RBI will go slow on raising rates, says investor who foresaw liquidity crisis

Suyash Choudhary of IDFC says RBI will risk financial stability and seriously hurt growth if it adds to the two rate increases since June.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress Chintan Shivir to conclude today, CWC to give final nod to committees' recommendations

For long, Congress wavered on social justice. Now it’s waking up to BJP’s OBC politics

Many wanted Congress to focus on secularism, diversity and pluralism. But party has realised that the Shudra/OBC/Dalit/Adivasi aren't interested in these abstract ideas.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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.
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