Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Topic: NBFC

New debt worries push borrowing costs of NBFCs to record highs

Access to funds will, in turn, become more expensive for a range of businesses at a time when economic activity is already teetering.

Car & bike stocks with dealers pile up to ‘alarming’ levels as demand slumps

New FADA data shows inventory for passenger vehicles has reached 50-60 days, 80-90 days for two-wheelers and 45-50 days for commercial vehicles.

Jhunjhunwala family office sees value in India’s downtrodden NBFCs

Singapore-based AJ Capital feels share prices of NBFCs have been penalised disproportionately & many decent quality firms will recover.

Now NBFCs are dreading bankruptcies in the real estate sector

Blinded by falling funding costs, NBFCs raised their exposure to property firms by 46% over 3 years even as banks have been extremely cautious.

Diwali wasn’t happy for consumers due to cash crunch at non-bank finance companies

Sales are sluggish as NBFCs are growing more cautious about extending new credit amid a funds crunch of their own.

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LIC headquarters in Mumbai

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The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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